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

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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