As the future of ‘Glee’ remains covered in question, following the death of Cory Monteith and the announcements that several series regulars will not be returning this season, another McKinley High mainstay has announced she is leaving the show.
Why Jayma Mays leaving the show? Who else will not be returning the show?
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In the latest celebrity update, the actress Jayma Mays, who plays neurotic school counselor Emma Pillsbury and half of fan fave “Wemma” with Matthew Morrison’s will Scheuster, confirmed to Access Hollywood the upcoming season will be her last.
“This is going to be my last season,” Jayma told Access on the blue carpet for the ‘Smurfs 2’ premiere in Hollywood.
The information came after the actress, whose character tied the knot with Will on the Season 5 finale, was asked about all the changes coming to the show.
“I’m finishing up this season, so I’m not sure what direction and who’s coming on and who’s not,” she explained.
In fact, series regulars Heather Morris, Harry Shum Jr., Mark Salling and Amber Riley will not return to the show however, ‘American Idol’ alumni Adam Lambert will be joining the cast.
Meanwhile, the reason behind Jayma departure is due to her new role on CBS’ upcoming sitcom “The Millers,” starring Will Arnett.
“We start up in a couple weeks!” Jayma excitedly told Access of “The Millers,” where she’ll play Will Arnett’s sister – a role initially played by Mary Elizabeth Ellis in the pilot.
However, Jayma also love to return to ‘Glee’ as a special guest.
“I would love to do that,” she said.