Jane Lynch: Glee is NOT High School Musical!

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No offense, Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens.

But Glee star Jane Lynch scoffs at the notion that the new Fox show is similar to the Disney series High School Musical.

"I don't know that it is anti-High School Musical," she says in the video below. "But it's much harsher. It's snarkier. It's not as sappy, if you will."

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While expounding on the comparison, Lynch also revealed a spoiler about next season:

"I mean, High School Musical was good and everything, but it was kind of surface level sappy. These kids [in Glee] are going through real issues."

Such as? For example, she says, a character is coming out of the closet this fall.

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