Chris Colfer: Not Leaving Glee, Twitter Account Hacked

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In shocking news, Chris Colfer announced today via Twitter that he is leaving the show that made him a household name.

The actor, who has won a Golden Globe and twice been nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the Fox series, Tweeted this afternoon:

"Due to personal issues, I have been let go from the cast of GLEE. Explanations will come shortly..."

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UPDATE: Colfer is not leaving Glee.

"We’ve been alerted that Chris Colfer’s Twitter account has been hacked. Rumors of his dismissal from Glee could not be further from the truth,” reads a statement from 20th Century Fox TV. “We love Chris and look forward to working with him again this season.”

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