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Last Thursday's episode of Glee, “Quarterback,” is an episode in which the New Directions remember Finn, who was played by the late Cory Monteith. Since then, #RememberingCory continued to trend on Twitter. Fans and celebrities alike took to Twitter to respond to the episode's beautifully-written special tribute. Here's a look at various celebrity tweets after the airing of the episode.
A few of these celebrities included Pitch Perfect's Rebel Wilson, ex-American Idol judge Paula Abdul and the “Better Dig Two” country group The Band Perry.
My heart went out to all the GLEE family watching the Farewell to Finn tonight x
— Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) October 11, 2013
— The Real Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) October 11, 2013
— The Band Perry (@thebandperry) October 11, 2013
When actress Olivia Munn, watched the tribute, she thought about treasuring the finer things in life, tweeting that “we should all give more hugs.”
We should all give more hugs. #Glee
— oliviamunn (@oliviamunn) October 11, 2013
Celebrities such as Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes, Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba and “One Step at a Time” singer Jordin Sparks tweeted that they watched the tribute with a box of tissues nearby, bawling during the touching episode.
Watching Glee wit my tissues in hand! I hope u all are tuning in & supporting
— NeNe Leakes (@NeNeLeakes) October 11, 2013
Watching #glee bawling RIP Finn Thank you for sharing the beautiful music of your soul
— Carrie Ann Inaba (@carrieanninaba) October 11, 2013
This is such a touching tribute on Glee. I am bawling. #rememberingcory
— Jordin Sparks (@JordinSparks) October 11, 2013
As well as celebrity fans of the show, Glee's cast and staff also took to Twitter to respond to the tribute. Kevin McHale (Artie) commented on the production of the show, saying that the episode was made with love and tears. Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina) wrote about the loss of a good friend and quarterback, while Dot-Marie Jones (Coach Shannon Beiste) was thankful to be a part of the Glee family. The show's staff writer Matthew Hodgson and Darren Criss (Blaine) tweeted that the tribute was a successful but difficult goodbye. Glee creator Ryan Murphy and executive music producer Adam Anders thanked fans for watching what Amber Patrice Riley (Mercedes) called a very special tribute and expressed that they all miss Monteith.
Tonights Glee was made out of a lot of love & a lot of tears by our incredible crew, cast & creators for our friend Cory. We miss you Cory
— Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) October 11, 2013
Tune in with all of us tonight to say goodbye to our friend Cory and our quarterback, Finn.
— Jenna Ushkowitz (@JennaUshkowitz) October 10, 2013
EVERYBODY ON TONIGHTS EPISODE WAS WONDERFUL! I AM SO PROUD TO BE A PART OF IT BECAUSE ITS ONE HELL OF A FAMILY, FOREVER BE GRATEFUL!
— Dot-Marie Jones (@dotmariejones) October 11, 2013
Hope you all take a moment to stop in and say goodbye tonight on Glee.
— Matthew Hodgson (@mhodgson207) October 10, 2013
Dearest Gleeks, saying goodbye is terribly difficult- we at #glee have had our time. Tonight's ep is not just for Cory, but for all of you.
— Darren Criss (@DarrenCriss) October 11, 2013
Thank u for all the kind words tonight. I miss you, Cory.
— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) October 11, 2013
Thank you for watching #TheQuarterback tonight. We miss Cory very much. Thank you for helping us honor him.
— Adam Anders (@AdamAnders) October 11, 2013
"The Quarterback" airs tomorrow. Very special episode, please be sure and watch guys. Beautiful tribute to such a beautiful soul.
— Amber Patrice Riley (@MsAmberPRiley) October 10, 2013