Max Adler, who plays closeted bully Dave Karofsky on the Fox musical-comedy Glee, says a romance with Chris Colfer, who plays gay McKinley High student Kurt Hummel, is still possible for season 3.

Karofsky endlessly tormented Kurt during the show's first season. But in the show's second season, Karofsky's inner conflict drove him to test the waters with Kurt and plant a kiss on him during an altercation in the boy's locker room. In the season's final chapters, Kurt implored Karofsky to come out at the school prom, which he refused to do.

After the kiss, it appeared as if Karofsky and Kurt might be headed for romance, but Kurt found love instead with Warblers lead vocalist Blaine Anderson, played by Darren Criss.

In a recent interview with gay glossy The Advocate, Adler, 25, said romance between the pair remained a possibility.

“I can see Karofsky developing feelings for Kurt in the future, and there could possibly be a love story there, because that's certainly not out of the cards,” Adler said.

He added that curiosity motivated his character to kiss Kurt: “[A]t that point, Kurt was the only person he's ever known who's actually gay and out, so he just needed to see what it would feel like – what a man's lips feel and taste like. It was a curiosity kiss, and we'll see if anything develops from that.”