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Glee fans everywhere gleeked out when news broke that Jane Lynch would be busting out a fresh tracksuit to host Saturday Night Live. And it turns out the actress herself was pretty shocked to find out, too.
The musical show's creator, Ryan Murphy, was the first to know that NBC wanted the notorious Sue Sylvester to turn on the funny this October. And Murphy was the one to share the good news with Lynch.
"I notified her by accident," Glee creator Ryan Murphy told The Hollywood Reporter. "Saturday Night Live called to say, 'Would you give us Jane for a week in October?' We just don't do that, but for Lorne Michaels, I said yes."
The call led Murphy to send a text that caught Lynch by surprise.
"I said, 'Lady, you're doing Saturday Night Live," Murphy said. "And she literally wrote back, 'What are you talking about?'"
But, if Lynch is feeling nervous about her time in the SNL spotlight, all she'll have to do is look out into the audience for some love.
"I think we're all going to go to see her and support her," Murphy said of the Glee gang.
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