July 01, 2011 9:25pm PT by Lauren Schutte
'Glee's' Chord Overstreet Axing: What the Twitterverse Is Saying
Fox started the 4th of July holiday weekend off with some fireworks of its own.
The network announced Friday that Glee actor Chord Overstreet's option as a series regular would not be picked up for season three (meanwhile, Harry Shum Jr. and Darren Criss were both upped to series regulars).
Shortley after the news broke, Twitter exploded with "Chord Overstreet" becoming a trending topic as users took to the site to air their grievances.
Overstreet, repsonded to the public outpouring with his own tweet, saying "i have the coolest fans hands down!!!! i love you all!!"
Here's what some of the show's fans are saying:
"OMG Chord Overstreet is not a regular cast anymore.... whyyyy :(( and he's dating Emma Roberts? Just wow”
"REALLY??? The most hottie guy on glee Chord Overstreet will not be in glee season 3?! What?!"
“Awww.. Chord Overstreet is trending worldwide for leaving Glee. I'm gonna miss him! :(“
"ChordOverstreet please don't leave us. Glee is ruined without you"
"ChordOverstreet was my favorite male cast member AND male character. Why are they doing this. WHY. #keepChordonGlee"
"@GLEEonFOX y'all going to lose a FREAKING LOT OF VIEWERS because of what y'all did to Chord Overstreet."
“I'll listen "Trouty Mouth" in honor to Chord Overstreet... Sorry I can't help myself I love that song xD”