Although we're moved that Glee's Cory Monteith was included in this year's Grammys "In Memoriam" montage, we really wish that his name had been spelled correctly.
That's right, music lovers, when the late Glee star's photo flashed on the stage in Sunday night's live event, fans and audience members were shocked to see that the actor's last name was misspelled. The powers-that-be who were in charge of creating the graphics typed out "Montieth" instead of the correct spelling of the surname: "Monteith."
To be fair, we understand that switching up the "i" and the "e" is an honest mistake—one that many could make if they followed the classic spelling rhyme we learned in grade school ("i" before "e", except after "c"). However, it's upsetting for many Glee fans this embarrassing error was not realized before the broadcast.
Monteith was found dead Saturday, July 13, in his room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in downtown Vancouver after missing his scheduled noon checkout time.
An autopsy and toxicity screening showed that the 31-year-old Glee star died of an overdose, officially referred to as mixed drug toxicity, with heroin and alcohol being among the substances found in his body.