After numerous suggestions and hintings from the Glee fans and actors alike for Broadway star Idina Menzel (Wicked) to make an appearance in an episode as Rachel’s birth mother, Idina Menzel herself (well, sort of) recently expressed an interest in a possible appearance:
“I know that she would love that,” [husband, Taye Diggs] told Fancast, adding that the resemblance between the two would make the casting “awesome”.
Okay, so it was her husband. But that’s close enough, right? And with Menzel’s eerie resemblance to Lea Michele (Rachel) and a Wicked song (Defying Gravity) already added to the Glee playlist, it only makes sense.
“They [Menzel and Lea Michele] know each other, so we knew that [resemblance] existed far, far before the TV world did,” [Diggs] said. “[They] are fans of each other.”
Keep your fingers crossed…
…and head over to BuddyTV for the full article.