Lea Michele’s Cory Monteith Tribute Gets A Place In The Record Books

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  • Lea Michele's touching tribute to Cory Monteith becomes the most shared tweet of 2013, read it here...

    Lea Michele was the most retweeted Twitter user of 2013, with a touching tribute that thanked fans after the tragic death of her boyfriend and Glee co-star, Cory Monteith.

    The heartfelt tweet earns Lea a place in the record books after 408,266 people shared a picture of the couple, with the caption: ‘Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love & support. Cory will forever be in my heart.’

    The sad news of Paul Walker’s death from the actor’s official Twitter account received over 400,000 retweets, making it the second-highest this year for equally heart-breaking reasons.

    But it was One Direction’s Niall Horan and Zayn Malik shared top 5 placings with news of Zayn’s engagement to Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards and Niall’s 20th birthday.

    Andy Murray’s Wimbledon triumph and Mumford & Son’s headline slot at Glastonbury headline were among the other most talked about events on Twitter in 2013.

    Did you share any of these events with your Twitter feed?

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