After the success of the Madonna-themed “Glee” episode , and before the much-buzzed-about Lady Gaga episode has even aired, people connected to the show and to Britney Spears have been musing about featuring the pop princess’ music in her own episode.
And while her manager and show creator Ryan Murphy seemed onboard with the idea, one of the show’s stars, Matthew Morrison told Us Weekly that he isn’t too keen on a Spears-themed episode.
“That’s a rumor her manager started,” said the actor, who plays glee-club instructor Will Schuester. “I hope our show doesn’t go along that route.”
The idea originally hit the Web after Spears’ manager, Adam Leber, suggested the idea via Twitter. Murphy then admitted to EW.com that he was thinking about it. “I’m interested in the Britney Spears idea. I’ve always loved her,” he said. “I’m entertaining it. I think young kids would like that.”
While the idea is still in the planning stages, Murphy admits there’s a number of artists to whom he’d like to pay homage on the show, including Courtney Love, Billy Joel and Led Zeppelin. “I actually ran into Courtney Love the other day and talked to her. She’s interested. I would love to have the kids do a Courtney Love episode one day,” he told the site. “The key is the songs in the catalog have to have a certain degree of theatricality.”
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