Dianna Agron to Launch 'Art-Based' Website; Reveals That Her 'Glee' Character Was Nearly 'Scrapped' (Photos)
The actress celebrated her Nylon January cover with '90210-ers' Shenae Grimes and Trevor Donovan on Wednesday at L.A.'s The Writers Room.
Dianna Agron, known for her role as Glee’s resident Queen Bee and cheerleader Quinn Fabray, graces the cover of Nylon’s latest issue draped in bubblegum pink and white lace, courtesy of Christopher Kane.
The actress’ cover story coincides with her latest project -- a new website titled “You, Me and Charlie” -- set to launch early next week.
“It’s mainly arts-based, but it’s also a forum for people to love and support each other,” she tells the mag. “I realized that just by posting something, I can really influence someone’s day.”
Agron was joined by 90210 stars Shenae Grimes, Gillian Zinser and Trevor Donovan, as well as Nylon editor-in-chief Marvin Scott Jarrett and publisher Jaclynn Jarrett, as she celebrated the January cover at L.A.’s The Writers Room. The Glee star was feted with a pink cake -- decorated with her cover image -- which she served to guests, including Twilight Breaking Dawn’s Casey LaBow, Awkward’s Ashley Rickards, and associate publisher at Nylon, Karim Abay.
Agron was photographed wearing an Express faux fur jacket. The clothing retailer served as a party sponsor, as well as Svedka vodka.
In the cover story, Agron also addresses her Glee future, saying, “Essentially, I'm a senior, so, I’ll probably graduate this year.” As for her history, the actress reveals that the character of Quinn almost didn't exist.
“They were going to scrap the character,” she says. “But Robert [Ulrich, the casting director] asked for one more chance. I went in and read, and they called me back two days later, and he told me to come back and straighten my hair and wear something sexy. I was like, ‘First of all, what is… ‘sexy’? …I went to like, a CVS and bought a straightener and straightened it at Starbucks.”
To read the full story, pick up a copy of Nylon magazine on stands now. For more photos from the party, click through to the next page.
Above: Agron, Grimes pose for the cameras. Below: Agron smiles with her honorary cake.