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Kristin Chenoweth is adorable.

Neil Patrick Harris is talented.

But Justin Timberlake would put all previous Glee guest stars to shame if the following rumors becoms a reality: sources say the singer is close to signing on for the role of Will Schuester's sibling on season two of this Fox smash.

"There is more than a little resemblance between Justin and Matthew Morrison... so the plan to bring Justin in for a cameo as his younger brother is a very popular idea. They are just trying to work it all out at the moment," says a network insider.

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As you might expect, this idea is going over very well with those on the series.

"The cast members are very excited about the prospect of working with him - especially Lea Michele, so it has everybody's seal of approval. They just need to work it all out now. The idea is that he will be a substitute teacher and join the glee club for a week."

Cue screams of excitement in 3... 2... 1...

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On last night's season finale of Glee, Will declared his love for Emma.

But the curly-haired teacher will have competition for this guidance counselor's affections in the fall, as multiple sources confirm that John Stamos will come aboard the show in a recurring role.

Heather Morris on Glee

The former Full House star will portray Emma's dentist and love interest. Stamos may forever be Uncle Jesse to viewers of that sitcom, but he possesses an extensive singing background, having starred in Broadway musicals such as Bye, Bye Birdie and Cabaret.

Stamos will be the latest big name to guest star on Glee.

In just one season on the air, the creative comedy attracted such stars as Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Groban, Olivia Newton-John and Kristin Chenoweth. It also paid tribute to Madonna and Lady GaGa via multiple renditions of their singles.

It's a really good show. You should watch it.

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In a recent interview with Billboard, Miley Cyrus made it clear she loves her own music.

But the singer also opened up about something she hates, in a rambling, nonsensical way. Asked about the Fox smash Glee, Miley said:

“Honestly, musicals? I just can’t. What if this was real life and I was just walking down the street on Rodeo Drive and all of a sudden I just burst into song about how much I love shoes?"

She then paused, laughed and patted herself on the back, saying: "It would get you hits on YouTube.”

Ah, classic Miley: not giving credit to another musical sensation, and also pointing out just how popular she is with that YouTube comment.

Cyrus in Concert

Someone should probably tells Cyrus that maybe she "can't" handle musicals, but over 13 million people can. They tune in to Glee each week.

So, is there any musician out there Miley does respect? Lady Gaga, she says.

“Unlike a lot of artists, all her music does mean something personally."

Do you wanna tell Miley that Gaga recently said it was a dream come true to have her songs covered by Glee? Or should we relay that message instead?

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Glee paid tribute to Lady Gaga Tuesday. Perhaps you heard.

Critics and fans loved the Fox show's episode, which drew praise from the often-imitated, never duplicated (sorry, Christina Aguilera) star as well.

“I love Glee,” the singer told EW. “I went to a musical theatre school, and used to dream that someday the students would be singing my songs.”

Gaga also posted on Twitter about the Glee episode, called "Theatricality," summing her feelings up simply: "GLEE WAS SO AMAZING! AHHH!!!!"

Pretty much the exact reaction of our critic's Glee review.

Lady G. in Concert

Lady Gaga: Glee's #1 fan. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

This week’s episode saw New Directions do just that, when the club’s female vocalists, and Kurt, donned some of Gaga’s most memorable looks.

They proceeded to rock the house with “Bad Romance.” But it was Rachel’s duet with Shelby of “Poker Face” what stole the show a little later on.

“I don’t channel Lady Gaga,” cast member and Broadway veteran Idina Menzel said of tackling the showstopper. “I’m just in awe of Lady Gaga.”

That's high praise, but well-earned. Here's hoping that Gaga's health problems improve and she returns to the stage in short, awesome order.

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At some point this year, Ryan Murphy is hoping to combine two of pop culture's most buzzed-about recent phenomenons.

The Glee creator is on record as saying he hopes Susan Boyle would consider a guest-starring role on his hit Fox show. In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, Murphy says Boyle wold make an ideal lunch lady in a December episode:

“I think Kurt would just die to give her a Christmas makeover. I don’t even know if she’s interested, but it’s been pitched."

In real life, of course, the Britain's Got Talent finalist has already undergone a makeover.

Just Being Susan

Less than a full season into its run, Glee has already welcomed such guest stars as Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris and Molly Shannon.

Would Boyle be a good fit on the show? Should she be next?

 

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In last week's edition of Newsweek, Ramin Setoodeh wrote an article that made one controversial statement and asked one controversial question:

First, he said, gay actors cannot pull of straight roles. Then, he asked: Why is there no A-list gay movie star?

Kristin Chenoweth fired back at the essay, citing Setoodeh's examples of failed straight roles (e.g. Cynthia Nixon as Miranda in Sex and the City) as "sloppy," and referring to the entire piece as "bigoted and factually inaccurate."

Now, Glee creator Ryan Murphy has taken his critique of the article even further: he's written an open letter, asking everyone to boycott Newsweek. In it, he says:

This article is as misguided as it is shocking and hurtful. It shocks me because Mr. Setoodeh is himself gay. But what is the most shocking of all is that Newsweek went ahead and published such a blatantly homophobic article in the first place…and has remained silent in the face of ongoing (and justified) criticism.

Would the magazine have published an article where the author makes a thesis statement that minority actors should only be allowed and encouraged to play domestics? I think not.

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Today, I have asked GLAAD president Jarrett Barrios to stand with me and others and ask for an immediate boycott of Newsweek magazine until an apology is issued to Sean Hayes and other brave out actors who were cruelly singled out in this damaging, needlessly cruel, and mind-blowingly bigoted piece. An apology should also be issued to all gay readers of the magazine…steelworkers, parents, accountants, doctors, etc…proud hardworking Americans who, if this article is to be believed, should only identify themselves as “queeny” people (a word used by Setoodeh in the article) who stand at the back of the bus and embrace an outdated decades old stereotype.

Give me a call, Ramin... I’d love to hear from you. I’ll even give you a free copy of our Madonna CD, on which we cover “Open Your Heart,” a song you should play in your house and car on repeat.

Our take on Setoodeh's viewpoint?

Putting aside homophobic rhetoric and anything of that nature, he's simply incorrect. Off the top of our heads, we can come up with numerous gay actors that are widely accepted in straight roles (Nixon, Neil Patrick Harris on How I Met Your Mother, Cherry Jones on 24, Lily Tomlin on Damages).

It's difficult to make a serious point of any kind when your thesis is misguided. What do you think about gay actors in straight roles? Do you have any problem taking them seriously?

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Would you like to see an all-Britney episode of Glee?

After a 13.5 million viewers tuned in to the hit show's Madonna-themed episode April 20, Britney Spears' manager, Adam Leber, began a campaign for a Brit equivalent.

In a blatant attempt to capitalize on Glee's popularity and have his client associated with it, he Tweeted, "Do you guys want to see a Britney Spears episode of Glee?"

Glee spoiler alert: It's not happening anytime soon.

Asked about the possibility recently, Glee cast member Matthew Morrison said: "That's a rumor her manager started. I hope our show doesn't go along that route."

Matthew Morrison gleefully tells it like it is.

Ouch! But hey, you gotta give Matt, who also knocked Justin Bieber down a peg recently, props for being honest. A Britney episode wouldn't fly for many reasons.

She lacks the raw number of hits as Madonna or raw singing talent of a Lady Gaga. Breathy mouthing of sexual double entendres does not a Glee episode make.

Seriously, listen to Britney's version of "Telephone." Case? Rested.

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Britney Spears. Glee. Her manager wants to make an all-Britney episode happen ... or is just desperate for publicity and trying to leech off the hit series.

Whatever the motivation, Adam Leber is lobbying for a Glee-ful Britney bonanza, Tweeting: “Do you guys want to see a Britney Spears episode of GLEE?”

No word if this ploy will ultimately work.

The show definitely had a hit with its Madonna tribute, and a Lady Gaga episode is in the works (according to Glee spoilers we've read), but no Brit. Yet.

Not sure how we feel about this. Does Britney Spears really have an appropriate repertoire for the Glee club? It seems better in theory than actuality.

Then again, how can you not pay homage to this:

The Trailer Park Princess

We're on board as long as Lea Michele dresses like this.

With a lot of heart and plenty of soul (or just '80s pop), the Fox series has become one of the year's top freshman programs, so it's hardly a surprise Madonna approved of its tribute to her Tuesday. What do you think? Should Britney be next?

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A few days before Glee airs an hour dedicated to Madonna, featuring the cast performing a number of Material Girl singles, the iconic singer sat down for a sneak peek at the episode.

What did she think?

"I thought the Madonna episode of Glee was brilliant on every level. The dialogue and the entire script was genius. I completely appreciated the layers of irony," she said in a statement.

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Adding that she likes "all the messages about the boys being respectful to girls," Madonna continued:

"The entire cast was amazing. They're all so talented. I especially loved Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) and Kurt Hummel's (Chris Colfer) characters. [Show creator] Ryan Murphy did a great job bringing all these elements together.

[Daughter] Lola loved the show too. I wish I went to a high school like that...If only."

Members of the Glee cast make like Madonna in these scenes from the 4/20/10 episode of the Fox show.

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This is an amazing video.

While Glee returned to Fox last night with a new episode, the Internet is buzzing today over the song that aired after the installment itself concluded.

Featuring Jane Lynch as her character of Sue Sylvester, and along with a couple other Glee cast members, the show actually put together a shot-for-shot recreation of Madonna's "Vogue" music video.

It's elaborate, it's entertaining and it's incredible that a TV show went to this length in order to promote an upcoming episode (tune in next week for a lot more of the Material Girl!).

Seriously, if this doesn't make you a Glee fan, nothing will. Sit back and watch the video below.

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