Ryan, the creator of ‘Glee,’ says that he was working on a spin off that would feature Chris, along with Lea Michele and Corey Monteith and that they were never going to leave the hit series outright!
Contrary to what Chris Colfer said, he didn’t find out he was fired from Glee on Twitter! In fact, the only reason they might have left the show was to film the now on-hold spin-off, according to creator Ryan Murphy.
“For any of those actors to say, ‘I found out that I was fired off the show from Twitter,’ is absolutely 100% not true. None of them were fired. It was never about that,” Ryan Murphy tells HollywoodLife‘s sister site Deadline.
When he originally talked about those three actors not returning for season four, it was because he had something else in mind. “I said, yes, they are graduating and they will not be back on the show for season four. And when I did that interview, what was happening was we were asked to investigate doing a spin-off and it was a spin-off specifically for three of them, Chris, Cory and Lea,” Ryan explains.
A few weeks ago, Chris told Access Hollywood that he discovered he was leaving Glee on the social networking site. “Yesterday on Twitter,” Chris said when asked how heard about reports he was fired. “Yeah, I found out that they made that announcement. I didn’t necessarily know that it was going to be our last season next year, I knew something like that was coming up eventually. I mean, we can’t be there forever,” he added.
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