Report: Jessica Sanchez to join 'Glee'

Posted at 10/16/12 12:41 PM

MANILA, Philippines – “American Idol” runner up Jessica Sanchez is set to join the hit American musical series “Glee,” according to a U.S. website.

"American Idol" runner up Jessica Sanchez

This was confirmed by TVLine in an exclusive article pulished in its website on Monday evening in the U.S. (Tuesday morning in Manila).

TVLine, however, said that there are no details yet as to what will be the role of the Filipino-Mexican-American singer in the show.

Back in July, Sanchez told ABS-CBN News in an interview that she has not yet auditioned for “Glee” but “there are definitely things happening on the side for me.”

Abuzz fans

Meanwhile, the words “Jessica Sanchez on Glee” made it to the local trending topics on Twitter around noon on Tuesday.

A lot of Sanchez’s fans were abuzz that the 17-year-old singer will be joining the hit show.

According to Twitter user @yourHighnessJLo, he now has “a reason to watch the current season of Glee. Jessica Sanchez on Glee.”

Twitter user ‏@IN2jeff also said he will watching the show again now that Sanchez will be there.

Twitter user ‏@marzie18, meantime, said she will begin to watch the show since she now has a “valid reason” to catch it.

This was echoed by Twitter user ‏@abcde_EFF. He said: “Jessica Sanchez on Glee, well more reasons to watch Glee.”

Twitter user ‏@ClaudeDee also noted that Sanchez will be the first “American Idol” alumnus to appear on “Glee.”