Naya Rivera Written Off Glee Finale, Future in Doubt

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Naya Rivera may have sang her last song on Glee.

According to various reports, the actress has been clashing with star Lea Michele and has been written out of the Glee Season 5 finale, which airs on May 13.

HOWEVER, Rivera's rep has shot down talk of any firing, making a short and simple statement to E! News:

"Any reports or rumors circulating that Naya Rivera was let go or fired from Glee are absolutely untrue. End of story."

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Ryan Murphy has acknowledged that Glee Season 6 (already confirmed as the final go-around for this floundering comedy) will feature a time jump and a smaller regular cast, so it's very possible that there simply isn't room for Santana.

And a source acknowledges that Rivera's future on the series is unclear, regardless of whether or not she is feuding with Michele.

"We love Naya and want only the best for her," says an insider who works on the series. "Hopefully we can work it out.

Santana was originally scripted to share a number in the finale with co-stars Heather Morris and Amber Riley, but that storyline has now been altered.

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You know, a great big fat person once stood on this stage and told a group of a dozen or so nerds in hideous disco outfits that glee, by its very definition, is about opening yourself up to joy. Now it's no secret that for a long time I thought that was a load of hooey. As far as I could see the glee club was nothing but a place where a bunch of cowardly losers go to sing their troubles away and delude themselves into thinking that they live in a world that cares one iota about their hopes and dreams, totally divorced from the harsh reality that in the real world there's not much more to hope for than disappointment, heartbreak, and failure. And you know what. I was exactly right. Thats exactly what glee club is. But I was wrong about the cowardly part. What I finally realized, now that I'm well into my late thirties, it takes a lot of bravery to look around you and see the world not as it is but as it should be. A world where the quarterback becomes best friends with the gay kid, and the girl with the big nose ends up on Broadway. Finding the courage to open up your heart and sing about it. That's what glee club is. And for the longest time I thought that was silly, and now I think it's just about the bravest thing that anyone could do.

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