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Glee Star Cory Monteith (aka Finn) Dead  
User currently offlineMaverick623 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 5429 posts, RR: 6
Posted (9 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2214 times:

http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/14/showbi...lee-star-dead/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

Quote:
Cory Monteith, who played heart throb Finn Hudson in the Fox hit "Glee," was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room Saturday, Vancouver police said. He was 31.

Not really a fan, but sad to hear nonetheless.


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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 6944 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (9 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2214 times:

this has some shady circumstances behind it....any more details on what the C.O.D. was?

as I read the article they ruled out foul play....still...



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User currently offlineCONTACREW From United States of America, joined Feb 2012, 424 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2207 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 1):

this has some shady circumstances behind it....any more details on what the C.O.D. was?

as I read the article they ruled out foul play....still...

My gut feeling is that he OD on something. Apparently he had just entered rehab as earlier as April of this year. Such a shame really to throw your life away like that.



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User currently offlineshamrock350 From Ireland, joined Mar 2005, 6279 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (9 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2180 times:

Very sad news.

I liked Glee when it first started and Cory Monteith played the character of Finn very well, he also came across as the most humble and likeable of all the cast in any of his interviews. I think he had a drink and drugs problem when he was younger had entered rehab last year so it's possible his addition got the better of him, such a shame for someone so young.

RIP


User currently offlinetype-rated From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 4845 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (9 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2141 times:

He has a history of alcohol and drug abuse starting at age 16. He had been in and out of rehabs ever since then. Since he has been having no problems with his career it could be he died from the physical damage the drugs did rather than an OD.

But still RIP.



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User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20322 posts, RR: 63
Reply 5, posted (9 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1976 times:

Quoting type-rated (Reply 4):
Since he has been having no problems with his career it could be he died from the physical damage the drugs did rather than an OD.

Heath Ledger came to mind. Mixing drugs, perhaps some alcohol earlier, and he might have just stopped breathing in the middle of the night. It wouldn't be the first time it's happened.



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User currently offlinetype-rated From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 4845 posts, RR: 19
Reply 6, posted (9 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1848 times:

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 5):
Heath Ledger came to mind. Mixing drugs, perhaps some alcohol earlier, and he might have just stopped breathing in the middle of the night. It wouldn't be the first time it's happened.

Could be that too. We'll just have to wait and see what the toxicology report states. It could be a combination of all of the above.



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User currently offlinePyrex From Portugal, joined Aug 2005, 3816 posts, RR: 28
Reply 7, posted (9 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1731 times:

This is really sad news. I stopped watching Glee when the initial cast (or portions of it) graduated high-school but Finn was by far my favorite character - always though he was a better singer and much more enjoyable than that annoying character, Rachel. Such a talented young life wasted.


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User currently offlineMaverick623 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 5429 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (9 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 1548 times:

The coroner has stated that he OD'd on heroin and alcohol.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/16/showbi...lee-star-dead/index.html?hpt=hp_t1



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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29706 posts, RR: 59
Reply 9, posted (9 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 1545 times:

Different mix than River Phoenix, Chis Farley and John Belushi but sadly the results are the same.


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User currently offlinetype-rated From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 4845 posts, RR: 19
Reply 10, posted (9 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 1529 times:

That was a fast toxicology report, here in the U.S. it can take up to 6 weeks.


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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 6944 posts, RR: 18
Reply 11, posted (9 months 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 1449 times:

Ohhhhh boy. What ever happened to stars that can do copius amounts of drugs, and not die, and/or turn into criminals?

I also wanna know how this dude was so popular with kids and how parents let their kids have some druggie as an idol.

Quoting type-rated (Reply 10):
That was a fast toxicology report, here in the U.S. it can take up to 6 weeks.

Eh. When it's obvious, they can probably crash it out within a few days.



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User currently offlinedc9northwest From Switzerland, joined Feb 2007, 2204 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (9 months 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 1448 times:

Remember kids, heroin and alcohol don't mix, or you'll stop breathing...

RIP

I don't know this guy but apparently he's had drug abuse problems... Guess he never stood a chance at a long life...


User currently offlineconnies4ever From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 4066 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (9 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

Quoting type-rated (Reply 10):
That was a fast toxicology report, here in the U.S. it can take up to 6 weeks.

Not nearly as many "suspicious" deaths in Canada as in the USA.



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User currently offlinestlgph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9236 posts, RR: 25
Reply 14, posted (9 months 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1362 times:

Gosh, wonder if New Directions is gonna make regionals this year...


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User currently offlinecarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4748 posts, RR: 32
Reply 15, posted (9 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1332 times:

Damn shame.  
Quoting PHX787 (Reply 11):
I also wanna know how this dude was so popular with kids and how parents let their kids have some druggie as an idol.

I've been watching the show since it started, and I only found out about his drug issues a couple of months ago...

Quoting stlgph (Reply 14):
Gosh, wonder if New Directions is gonna make regionals this year...

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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 9400 posts, RR: 27
Reply 16, posted (9 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1315 times:
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Quoting PHX787 (Reply 11):
What ever happened to stars that can do copius amounts of drugs, and not die, and/or turn into criminals?

They got clean, died, or turned into criminals.

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 11):
I also wanna know how this dude was so popular with kids and how parents let their kids have some druggie as an idol.

Well. It's a TV show that lots of kids happen to like. Doesn't mean you idolize or even condone drug abuse.

Anyway, what are you supposed to do, hire private investigators and paparazzi to dig into every star's personal life to ensure they are squeaky clean?



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User currently offlineAaron747 From Japan, joined Aug 2003, 7951 posts, RR: 26
Reply 17, posted (9 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1256 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 11):
What ever happened to stars that can do copius amounts of drugs, and not die, and/or turn into criminals?

You mean like this guy?

http://api.ning.com/files/M4mVV17jauePSi7QjM8RYts6CgIfYsCSd3Og3NzUK3XVEpVIoUyu*mIkzZjszOzDXdDUh4dmYVY53yY3dtllxvlGzxHsJlIY/keithrichards2.jpg



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User currently offlinePyrex From Portugal, joined Aug 2005, 3816 posts, RR: 28
Reply 18, posted (9 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1223 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 11):
I also wanna know how this dude was so popular with kids and how parents let their kids have some druggie as an idol.

The most shocking thing is that he looked like (and his character was) a clean, sweet, naive boy (didn't even look his age, 31), but apparently he was doing (and had a history of doing) hard drugs. I mean, he had been rumored to have been involved in meth, and he died of a heroin overdose. Meth and heroine! That is not the face of someone who is addicted to meth an heroine (not that I am guy or anything, but if I was...). Who even does heroine any more, and how the heck would you get into that? Have a fascination with needles?



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User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 9400 posts, RR: 27
Reply 19, posted (9 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1201 times:
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Quoting Aaron747 (Reply 17):
You mean like this guy?

As much as I love Keith Richards for his music and his ridiculously blunt honesty, 99% of people would have died 30 years ago, had they lived his life.  



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User currently offlineAaron747 From Japan, joined Aug 2003, 7951 posts, RR: 26
Reply 20, posted (9 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1186 times:

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 19):
99% of people would have died 30 years ago, had they lived his life.

Agreed - studying his nervous system and heart might yield some incredible new medical breakthroughs!



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User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 5946 posts, RR: 30
Reply 21, posted (9 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1180 times:
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Quoting Pyrex (Reply 18):
The most shocking thing is that he looked like (and his character was) a clean, sweet, naive boy (didn't even look his age, 31), but apparently he was doing (and had a history of doing) hard drugs. I mean, he had been rumored to have been involved in meth, and he died of a heroin overdose.

Track marks are easy to hide with a good make-up artist and lightning. Which goes to show that a lot of people knew what was going on IF HE WAS USING NEEDLES. They just turned their face the other way. But, the heroine you need to inject IV these days is the "El Cheapo" version and only the real riff-raff are the ones doing that. Cut with God knows what. I guess is what keeps the show "Cops" alive.
However:

Quoting Pyrex (Reply 18):
Who even does heroine any more, and how the heck would you get into that? Have a fascination with needles?

Heroine has come down in price and gone up in purity significantly in the last 5 years, so the same high for which you needed needles and IV use, you can nowadays get by inhaling it. I bet that´s how he was doing it and thus few, if anybody, noticed. At the same time, you need a lot less to kill yourself, since you don´t really know the purity. And lately, the one entering the end user market in the NorthAmerican market is pretty pure.

Maybe it won´t kill you, but if you got yourself an unusually pure batch and then go and have a few drinks, you are going to stop breathing.

Also, if you use heroine regularly but stop for a few months at a time (say during filming) and then come back to it when on vacation, you need to realize the tolerance you developed before is gone. The months you were clean wiped out that tolerance so if you start with the same dose you were using before stopping, you will OD. Many of OD deaths occur that way.

Who knows what happened? A seemingly talented youth is gone, a family is suffering and a show that was successful probably won´t get over this. A totally unnecessary and awful tragedy.



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User currently offlinePellegrine From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2217 posts, RR: 8
Reply 22, posted (9 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1088 times:

Oh another celebrity OD...no one cares if you're plain Jane of Bumfuck, AK. I guess his alabaster complexion and very cute face didn't hurt either... It is really sad.

All this is to be expected, and it is never ending. Some people suffer from addiction, and some of those that do die from it.

Quoting Aaron747 (Reply 17):
You mean like this guy?

His face is ugly as shit.



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