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Glee Recruits American Idol's Adam Lambert

adam lambert idol judgeThis fall, Adam Lambert will take his career in New Directions.

The American Idol runner-up is joining the cast of Fox’s Glee, series creator Ryan Murphy announced Wednesday via Twitter.


No details yet on who Lambert will play or where (Lima, New York, someplace else?) his scenes will take place.

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This news comes on almost exactly the four-year anniversary of the very first Lambert/Glee rumor, which swirled shortly after he placed second during American Idol‘s eighth season.

In addition to Idol and numerous television appearances, Lambert’s resume includes several theatrical gigs (including the musicals Wicked and The Ten Commandments: The Musical) and a performance in Pretty Little Liars‘ 2012 Halloween episode.

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  1. Pearl says:

    Never watched Glee before but I will now that Adam’s gonna be on it!

  2. Marco says:

    Is he going to play a character or himself? I hope he can be a mentor to Kurt, making him see that he will only be limited in acting choices if he let them… not to mention opening his eyes about how much of an attention whore, selfish douche Blaine actually is.

  3. RichieS says:

    So now Adam Lambert’s on Glee, who’s next…Clay Aiken ? Err….thats right, he was already on.

  4. jj says:

    As if there is not enough reason to not watch Glee.

  5. Oh. My. God. says:


  6. Beck says:

    I love Adam Lambert, so talented. Just a great gesture from Glee to have him on. I don’t watch Glee at all. But this will be a great thing for Adam and the spotlight. Way to go Adam. He might bring the spark back to Glee.

  7. Mari says:

    Funny is that when Glee was still in projected Adam auditioned for it and didn’t get the selected. Now that he’s famous they want him…

  8. Joey says:

    Wow, Glee’s doing it’s darndest to make sure I never watch it again.

  9. I just thought of something! What if he’s a part of that band that Kurt’s supposedly joining??

  10. @Marco Don’t hate on Blainers! He’s the best character on the show.

  11. Why are you all so mean. Wait and see the direction of the show, and how Adam fits in, and then you can judge. I don’t understand why people have to be mean for no reason.

  12. Yay! Love him!!!!! He and Demi will breathe some new life into the show.