Rachel Melvin: Not Going Gay on Heroes

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Rachel Melvin is coming on board Heroes for season four of the NBC drama.

The actress - best known for her long-time role as Chelsea on Days of Our Lives - spoke on the new role with Fancast.com at last month's Daytime Emmy Awards.

"Her name is Annie. Her character is a little neurotic and high strung, definitely different than what I’ve played," Melvin said.

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So, what about the rumors that Annie and Claire actually engaged in a lesbian relationship? Melvin said her character won't play a part in that storyline, but she didn't shoot down its likelihood. The actress said:

"It’s not me. That’s all I’ll say."

Heroes premieres in fourth season on September 14. Are you excited for it?

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Didn't you see the preview? It's Madeline Zima's character who's kissing Claire!

Heroes Quotes

Dale Smither: Funny, I didn't hear your footsteps.
Sylar: That's because there weren't any.
Dale Smither: That sound, in your heart. What is it?
Sylar: [smiling] Murder.

Hello? Mr. African Isaac?


Heroes Music

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Song Road to Joy Bright Eyes
Song Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
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