The backstage drama was tinged with the usual occupational negotiation shenanigans, as Chord Overstreet wasn't offered a regular cast spot and declined the role of a recurring character, telling TV Line "They offered me the chance to come back for a few episodes, but there was nothing guaranteed so I decided to dive into the music thing. And that's been my main priority the past two months."
A source close to the show says, "We missed Chord and Chord missed us. It's a win-win." It's also a win for the fair-headed fellow's legion of fans who have campaigned for his return via Twitter under the clever hashtag #DontCuttheChord. The chord has been re-attached, loyal Gleeks! Catch same Sam in December on the eighth episode of 'Glee' Season 3.
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