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Is Chris Colfer Really Leaving Glee? Here's the Truth

Jul 3 2014 - 2:44pm

Is Chris Colfer really leaving Glee? The actor caused a panic today when he tweeted that he'd been let go from the show, but apparently it's a case of his Twitter account getting hacked. Here is the tweet that was posted this morning:

Due to personal issues, I have been let go from the cast of GLEE. Explanations will come shortly...

— Chris Colfer (@chriscolfer) July 3, 2014 [1]

However, his publicist told POPSUGAR: "It's not true. His Twitter was hacked. He's mid-Atlantic on a flight with no Internet, so it's definitely not him. He's returning next season."

20th Century Fox, the studio that produces the series, also tweeted a rebuttal shortly after Colfer's tweet.

We've been alerted that Chris Colfer's twitter account has been hacked. Rumors of his dismissal from Glee could not be further from the...

— 20th Century Fox TV (@20centuryfoxTV) July 3, 2014 [2]

...truth. We love Chris and look forward to working with him again this season.

— 20th Century Fox TV (@20centuryfoxTV) July 3, 2014 [3]

Case closed? The series will enter its final season this Fall, but the show hasn't started shooting yet, and last we heard, Colfer's character, Kurt, would play a big part [4] in the season.

— Additional reporting by Lindsay Miller

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