Jayma Mays Confirms Glee Departure, Will Exit After Season 5

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She can't say how and she can't say when, but Jayma Mays has now confirmed:

"This is going to be my last season" on Glee, she told Access Hollywood at the premiere for Smurfs 2 over the weekend.

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Talk over the actress' status has been prevalent since she signed on to star as Will Arnett's sister on The Millers, a new CBS sitcom that kicks off in September.

And while Mays said she would "love" to pop up as a guest star on the already-announced sixth season - Emma is now married to Will, after all - she will soon join a number of long-time regulars who are no longer main cast members.

Mark Salling, Heather Morris, Amber Riley and Harry Shum Jr. have all been demoted and it's unclear how often they will appear on Glee Season 5.

The series, of course, has been dealing with the real-life death of Cory Monteith over the past few weeks. Creator Ryan Murphy recently said Finn's passing will be written into the script and addressed via a tribute episode on Episode 3 of the new season.

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We met right here. I took this man's hand and we ran down that hallway. Those of you who know me know I'm not in the habit of taking the hands of people I've never met before, but I think that my soul knew something that my body and my mind didn't know yet. It knew that our hands were meant to hold each other, fearlessly and forever. Which is why it's never really felt like I've been getting to know you. It's always felt like I was remembering you from something. As if in every lifetime that you and I have ever lived we've chosen to come back and find each other and fall in love all over again, over and over, for all eternity. And I just feel so lucky that I found you so soon in this lifetime because all I want to do, all I've ever wanted to do, is spend my life loving you. So, Kurt Hummel, my amazing friend, my one true love, will you marry me?

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[to Finn] You know, I don't really know what's going to happen between us, but I know that you used to be the guy that would make me feel like the most special girl in the whole world, and it doesn't feel that way anymore. Now it just feels sad and confusing. And the worst part is that it doesn't even feel that bad anymore.

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