Carol Burnett Plays Sue Sylvester’s Mom

Carol_BurnettMulti-awarded actress Carol Burnett has been announced to play the role of mother of the main antagonist in the widely popular show Glee.

Burnett, 77, was cast as the mom of character Sue Sylvester. The episode for her guest appearance will hit television screens sometime October or November.

E! Online reports that Jane Lynch, who plays Sue Sylvester, was happy about the announcement. “I’m thrilled!” she said to the chance of working with Burnett. “I love her. It would just be awesome if we did a song together!”

The legendary comedian has won six Primetime Emmy Awards either for herself or her shows including an Outstanding Guest Appearance in a Comedy Series Award in 1997 for an episode in Mad About You.

The show has been in the news lately regarding who will be appearing as guests, which artist’s song will be featured and who will be joining the cast. Recently, news circulated that Susan Boyle will also be appearing and the music of Paul McCartney will be featured.