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News Roundup: Ryan Murphy Confirms Chord Overstreet Will Not Play Kurt's Boyfriend, Paris Hilton Gets a New Show and More

by Jean Bentley, posted Sep 30th 2010 6:00PM
Ryan MurphyRyan Murphy finally put an end to the speculation about Kurt's new boyfriend on 'Glee' -- well, sort of.

We finally know once and for all that new cast member Chord Overstreet will NOT be the lucky guy. Show creator Ryan Murphy told E! Online that "It's definitely not Chord." But it could be the just-cast character that actor Darren Criss will play. Or not. "The new character is certainly an option. I'm not sure how soon I want to [reveal] that information because it's such a big storyline of the year -- I want there to be some surprises."

However, judging from Murphy's description of the character, we're guessing the odds of him being the one are high. "Darren has a major, major arc," he said. "He sort of becomes Kurt's mentor and then maybe love-he had to leave his own school because of bullying and goes to an all-boys academy and finds acceptance because that school has a no-bullying, zero-tolerance policy. So Kurt really admires him and respects him. He plays someone who's one year older than Chris' character, so he's the old pro."

In other TV news ...

Paris Hilton is getting a new reality show. It'll air on the Oxygen Network and focus on "the real Paris and her life." [New York Post]

Heidi Klum has stepped down from her post as a Victoria's Secret Angel. After 13 years representing the brand, Klum said "All good things have to come to an end. I will always love Victoria and never tell her secret. It's been an absolute amazing time!" [E! Online]

Kyle MacLachlan will appear in at least two episodes of 'How I Met Your Mother.' He'll play the ex-husband of Jennifer Morrison's possible mother/new girlfriend to Ted. [The Ausiello Files]

The 'Kitchen Nightmares' contestant who committed suicide this weekend by jumping off the George Washington Bridge was hospitalized this summer for a cocaine overdose. Joseph Cerniglia's case was pending at the time of his death, and he was also in serious debt. [E! Online]

The CW is planning a new reality show called 'The Frame' that will broadcast teams of two living and completing challenges in small rooms. It's being described as a cross between 'Big Brother' and the Fox Reality Channel show 'Solitary,' and is based on an Israeli format that already has a Spanish version. [Vulture]

Collette Wolfe has been cast as a new girlfriend to Dan Byrd's character, Travis, on 'Cougar Town.' The actress will play an older graduate student who romances Travis while he's away at college. [The Ausiello Files]

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Oh Man, I was so looking forward to that!
Peter, http://koowie.com

March 17 2011 at 11:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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