Young “Glee” actor Cory Monteith has struggled with drug addiction and substance abuse. He entered rehab earlier this spring. Tonight, Canadian media outlets are reporting the sad news that he may have died of an overdose in Vancouver.
Vancouver Police have announced that a Hollywood actor was found dead today.
Sources have told Global BC that the person is Cory Monteith, the 31-year-old Calgary-born actor best known for his starring role on the TV show Glee. He apparently was found in the Fairmont Pacific Rim early.
A press conference will be held at 10:30 tonight at Vancouver Police headquarters.
Twitchy will continue to monitor and update.
Update: Hollywood Reporter confirms.
Monteith’s last tweet:
No word yet from Monteith’s girlfriend and “Glee” co-star Lea Michele.