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Confirmed: NeNe Leakes to Guest Star as Swim Coach on 'Glee'

December 20, 2011 (9:13 am) GMT
Affirming the buzzing report, Lea Michele and Chris Colfer announce that the 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star will portray Coach Roz Washington on the musical show.

NeNe Leakes indeed lands a guest-starring role on "". Following reports that she was spotted filming on the set of the FOX series, the show's stars and finally confirmed the news when appearing on "Watch What Happens Live".

Sitting down for an interview with on Monday night, December 19, the Kurt Hummel of "Glee" said, "We have a new guest star coming on 'Glee'... Miss NeNe Leakes." He later added that the cast member of Bravo's "" will play a swim coach called Roz Washington.

"We found out that her real name was Linnethia... which I am obsessed with now," Michele shared another story from her experience working with the reality star. "She's awesome.... We literally raided her trailer."

Leakes was previously snapped filming scenes at Venice high school with the cast of "Glee", reportedly recreating a famous scene from "Grease". She is said to appear in at least two episodes: one is set to air January 17, while her second episode is the tribute edition which is set to air January 24.


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