Naya Rivera's character on the Fox
musical-comedy Glee is definitely a lesbian.
producer Brad Falchuk tells E! Online in response to a reader's
question: “She's definitely a lesbian.”
In the recent episode titled Sexy,
Santana confessed to Brittany, played by Heather Morris, that she
loves her. Brittany declared her love in return but added that she
Falchuk added that Santana won't be
over Brittany any time soon.
“[I]nstead of dealing with it, she
kinds of runs from it. And she'll be running into the arms of … a
In an earlier interview, Falchuk said
that Santana was out “internally” and left open the possibility
that Santana and Brittany could become an item.
“Whether she's dating somebody or
not, we don't know,” he said. “But we think we've made a big
step in giving the world that character. Whether she and Brittany
will work out we don't know.”
Rivera's character joins the show's
leading gay men, Kurt, played by Chris Colfer, and Blaine, played by
Darren Criss, whose
recent romance sparked controversial comments by former Saturday
Night Live alum Victoria Jackson. A third male character,
bully Dave Karofsky, played by Max Adler, remains closeted.