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Jake Shears Backs Campaign to Get Scissor Sisters on 'Glee'

January 27, 2011 (9:11 am) GMT
Calling the online campaign 'awesome', the singer says he would love to appear as cameo with his band on the TV show.
Jake Shears, Scissor Sisters

Jake Shears has applauded fans for starting an online campaign to hook the band a cameo appearance on "" - because he'd love to be a part of the hit show. Actor , who plays gay student Kurt on the series, recently revealed he'd love to see the "Filthy/Gorgeous" hitmakers on the program and Shears admits he's keen to follow in the footsteps of by landing a role.

Shears is hoping his friendship with Colfer and a Facebook group with 5,000 members campaigning for the cameo will result in show boss Ryan Murphy handing the Scissor Sisters an appearance. In a post on the band's Facebook page, he writes, "This campaign to get us on GLEE is awesome, we're very appreciative to the fans & we love the show! We've been into it since it first aired, and then met Chris & some of the Glee cast."

"Chris comes to our shows & feels a real connection with the band & I think he sees a proper fit between Glee's aesthetic & a lot of our music. I know this would be a blast for the band, fingers crossed!"

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