Glee's Newest Catch: Carol Burnett

Comedian to play Nazi-hunting mother
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 4, 2010 5:13 PM CDT
In this image released by the Geffen Playhouse, Carol Burnett tells a story about the filming of "Annie" at the "Backstage at the Geffen", Monday, March 9, 2009, in LA.   (AP Photo/Geffen Playhouse, Lee Salem)
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(Newser) – Carol Burnett will join the cast of Glee as the mother of Sue Sylvester, Entertainment Weekly reports. Jane Lynch's character has made passing reference to her Nazi-hunting mom in previous episodes, but other details are being kept secret until Burnett's first appearance in October or November. "This is so utterly perfect, I’m shocked we didn’t think of it first," writes Michael Ausiello of EW. (Susan Boyle is aboard, too. Read here.)

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