Actor Jonathan Groff will return in the
three final episodes of the Fox musical-comedy Glee.
openly gay actor exited the show at the end of season one.
Groff's Jesse St.
James quit rival school glee club Vocal Adrenaline to join New
Directors and date Broadway-bound diva Rachel Berry (played by Lea
Michele). Rachel was heartbroken when it was revealed that he used
her to infiltrate McKinley High's glee club and report back to Vocal
“He's back to
apologize to Rachel,” a
source close to the show confided to TVLine.com's Michael Ausiello,
“and perhaps get her back.”
TVLine.com mostly cheered the news of Groff's return.
“Yes! I love
this dude. He's a WAY better match for Rachel than dorky,
unattractive Finn,” wrote one poster. “Finally a reason to be
Groff and Michele
appeared together in the Broadway production of Spring Awakening.
in the 2009 National Equality March, a march on Washington in support
of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights, Groff told
all-things-Broadway website Broadway.com that he's “gay and proud.”