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August 2nd, 2013
06:35 PM ET

Monteith’s “Glee” character will die

A new episode of “Glee” is written around Cory Monteith’s deadly overdose. CNN’s Brooke Baldwin and her guests discuss the show’s decision.


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  1. Sasha

    to me it makes sense not to make Finn die from drugs, because Finn was never a drug addict, Corey was.

    August 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm |
  2. dave

    You mean they're simply not going to replace him with Aston Kutcher?

    August 21, 2013 at 7:57 am |
  3. Loopy

    Jackson – Dave's comment was actually funny. I really liked Corey in Glee, but come on...Ashton Kutcher would be HILARIOUS!

    August 21, 2013 at 8:40 pm |
  4. The One Who Knows

    This is the wrong approach. When Actor Jack Soo died during the run of "Barney Miller", they did a tribute show to him, not just that his character died. I believe this should be the approach the producers should take, to give a closure to the event, as well as a fitting tribute to a potentially rising star.

    August 22, 2013 at 8:23 am |
  5. Phil V.

    I do think they are planning on doing a tribute episode for Cory, but his character will also pass away int he show.

    August 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm |
  6. AJ Nadeau

    I used to have a lot of respect for CNN's coverage of the news...however...lately...It seems that CNN is either not checking their facts throughly or someone cannot spell..or...eg: Cory died in Vancouver...not Toronto..Yes it was corrected at the end...but...also regarding the Middle East..Morsi is spelled with an "I" at the end...CNN keeps spelling his name with an "Y" (Just check all the other news sites.)

    August 22, 2013 at 11:02 pm |
  7. Linda

    I am sorry, but feel that the most responsible way for them to deal with his death on the show would be for it to be from an overdose.
    Although that would have been hard on the cast, if it might come across as a "DON'T DO THIS!" message to anyone young person out there, and save a life, then it would have had great value.
    To have him die in some other, possibly heroic way, might make his character seem more like his character was supposed to be in the show, but, it misses an opportunity to "use" his death for some good in life.

    August 24, 2013 at 10:42 am |
  8. man

    Cory didn't die in a Toronto hotel, he was in Vancouver. If you're going to report a story, make sure you get the details straight first

    August 26, 2013 at 11:43 am |
  9. In home personal training Long Island

    I'm angry about Cory Monteith’s deadly overdose. I don't understand, this kid was becoming something special in life and he throw it away.

    Brooke Baldwin This was a great post i love that Glee is going to do a tough episode about this story. Our children need to hear the truth. What ever the truth is. Hopefully Glee doesn't hold back! Show the youth the reality of life drugs.

    December 7, 2013 at 2:51 pm |

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