'Real Housewives Of Atlanta' Star NeNe Leakes Heading To 'Glee'

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NeNe Leakes guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live on September 22, 2011 -- Access Hollywood
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NeNe Leakes guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live on September 22, 2011 -- Access Hollywood

"Glee" is about to get a "Real Housewife."

On Monday's "Watch What Happens Live," "Glee" stars Lea Michele and Chris Colfer announced that the Bravo reality star will appear on the FOX musical series.

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"We found out that her real name was Linnethia... which I am obsessed with now," Michele told "WWHL" host Andy Cohen. "She's awesome. She plays the new swim coach... We literally raided her trailer."

Chris announced that NeNe's characher is named Roz Washington.

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The reality star also confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, "The secret is out! YES I hav a recurring role on GLEE! I'm coach Roz Washington the synchronized swim coach! So honored!"

Adding in another Tweet, "Studying lines now! My memory is just gone LOL! Gotta head right back 2 the Glee set after the holidays."

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