But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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No offense to him, but when we heard news that we were getting a new Gleeky dad on the show, we were holding out for one of Rachel Berry's gay papas!
Whomp, whomp! This is good news too though!
On his Twitter this morning, David Alan Grier announced that he has been cast as Mercedes estranged father. David character is said to be in a 3 episodes arc and is described as a "singing, dancing homeless" man!
Homeless?! Really!? Twist!
OMG, he isn't going to be Patches, is he??? What a clever throwback that would be to the first season!
We're glad to see Ryan Murphy is branching out into his other character's families. Not that we don't love Rachel and Kurt, but even we're ready to learn more about the rest of the club! (More Heather Morris, if you please!)
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