Gwyneth Paltrow pays tribute to Cory Monteith

Cory MonteithThe latest celebrity to speak out about “Glee” actor Cory Monteith, who died unexpectedly on Saturday at the age of 31, is Jewish actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Paltrow, who guest-starred on “Glee” as a substitute teacher, released a statement Sunday with condolences for those who worked alongside Monteith on the hit show—especially real-life girlfriend Lea Michele.

“Cory was a sweet and talented man,” she said. “My heart breaks for Lea and the entire “Glee  family.”

Jana Banin is the blogger for 6 Degrees No Bacon.