Since leaving Disney Channel’s Sonny with a Chance two years ago, Demi Lovato has taken a break from acting to work on herself and her music. The actress-singer only recently reappeared on our television screens to judge The X-Factor. Now, its been revealed that the singer will make her big return to acting on the fifth season of Glee.
According to TV Line, Demi joins the cast for a six-episode arc as Dani, a struggling New York City artist, friend to Rachel Berry (Lea Michele), and love interest to Santana Lopez (Naya Rivera). Demi’s new on-screen girlfriend Rivera couldn’t contain her excitement. “So excited for [Demi Lovato] to join our cast!” she tweeted. “Wonder what we’ll get up to in NYC!”
Adam Lambert, another new Glee addition, confirmed that fans can expect to hear him sing a duet with Demi. “I just heard the news! Excited to sing [with] you girl!” he tweeted.
Lovato makes her Glee debut during part two of the Beatles tribute on October 3, with Glee scheduling film shoots around her X-Factor commitments. Thursday nights will be Demi-filled with X-Factor results leading into all-new episodes of Glee.
Don’t miss season 5 of Glee beginning September 26.
Photo credit: Demi Lovato’s Instagram