Katie Couric: Jane Lynch Glee Spoilers
Jane Lynch has been receiving a lot of national attention from critics and fans alike with her role in Glee, and the next episode might make her fans love her more. On the next episode of Glee, Lynch said she is working on a Nicki Minaj song, and she has been working really hard to get everything just right.
She also revealed she is going to be working with Darren Criss, who plays Blaine Anderson, and she couldn’t stop gushing about how great he and all the other actors and actresses on the show are.
“I was learning to say bye-bye at that age,” said Lynch jokingly of how talented the cast is.
Katie Couric: Glee Guest Stars
There have been countless guest stars on Glee, from Gwyneth Paltrow to Kate Hudson and Ricky Martin to Katie Couric. Katie said she is a total Gleek and she loved having a small role in an episode.
As for Lynch’s favorite guest on the show, she told Katie Couric she really liked working with Carol Burnett who played her mother on Glee.
Katie Couric: Jane Lynch Escape From Planet Earth
Jane Lynch has loaned her voice to a few animated movies, like Wreck-It Ralph in 2012, and now she’s voicing the movie Escape from Plant Earth. Lynch said she had been doing voice-over work for a long time before she got either role. She told Katie Couric she made a living doing voice-over work before she landed her role on Glee.
Anyways, in the new animated movie Escape from Planet Earth, she plays an alien who has been captured and is being held at Area 51 along with other aliens who have met the same fate.
Katie Couric: Jane Lynch Childhood
Lynch said she likes working on Glee because she is able to relate to many of the characters. She was a loner in high school and she tried to stay under the radar as best as she could. She told Katie she loved to sing when she was younger but she was too shy to step forward and show people she could sing. Plus, she was nervous about coming out to other people in her high school. She didn’t want anyone to find out she was gay. She said that she always thought the worst thing she could be in high school, because it would get her noticed, would be to be too loud, too tall and too gay.
“Now I am all those things,” Lynch said.
Jane Lynch: Gay Rights & Advocate For Young Gay Adults
As she got older and came out to everyone, Lynch said she decided she wanted to be an advocate for younger men and women who were scared to come out. She wanted to be the voice for gay people she never had when she was younger. And with more and more people supporting gay marriage, Lynch said she is proud of the direction America is heading. She is also proud of Glee because people can identify with the characters.
“You can see yourself in all the people on the show,” Lynch said.
Katie Couric: Jane Lynch Question and Answer
Before she left, Katie Couric wanted Lynch to answer some questions about her life.
- What is your perfect day? – Coffee and sunshine.
- What three people would you have dinner with? – Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Greta Garbo.
- Biggest pet peeve – Defensiveness.
- Best quality about herself? – Optimism.