Naya Rivera: Demi Lovato Will Play Her Love Interest on Glee, Plus Shooting Cory Monteith Tribute is “Horrible”


Ever since it was announced that singer and X Factor judge, Demi Lovato was joining Glee for a 6 episode arc, there has been speculation about how her character, Dani, will fit into the show.

Ever since a song spoiler surfaced that Demi will be singing “Here Comes the Sun” with Naya Rivera (Santana) in Part 2 of the Beatles tribute, “Tina in the Skies with Diamonds,” fans have wondered if Demi will play Santana’s new love interest.

The answer is yes!

“She’s playing my love interest,” confirmed Naya, in a backstage interview at Sunday’s VMAs “I’m very very excited about that. We get to sing a song together. I’m excited to work with her.”

Demi’s character Dani, will be a struggling artist who is friends with Santana and Rachel (Lea Michele). Demi will also reportedly sing with Adam Lambert when his Glee character is introduced.

The cast is shooting 3 Glee episodes at once, including the tribute to the late Cory Monteith titled, “The Quarterback” set to air October 10. “It’s horrible,” Naya told MTV said bluntly about shooting the tribute scenes.

“He was an amazing guy,” Naya said of Cory, “And I definitely miss him.”

Glee Season 5 premiers on September 26.

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