Stars ‘Gleek’ Out On Twitter Over Golden Globe Nominations
First Published: December 15, 2009 3:48 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Golden Globe nominations may have been announced early Tuesday morning, but plenty of stars were up to Tweet about it – in particular, the cast of “Glee.”
“We’re nominated for 4 Golden Globes!!!” Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel on the FOX show, Tweeted on Tuesday morning, referencing his show’s nominations for best Series, Musical or Comedy, Matthew Morrison’s nod for best Actor, Musical or Comedy, Lea Michele’s best Actress, Musical or Comedy nod and Jane Lynch’s nomination for best Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie.
But Chris wasn’t the only star of the show “Gleeking” out on Twitter.
Co-star Cory Monteith, who plays school heartthrob Finn Hudson re-Tweeted a message from his show Twitter page.
“RT @GLEETV: the little show that could, thank you HFPA, 4 Golden Globe nominations for #Glee. amazing,” he re-Tweeted.
Jenna Ushkowitz, who plays Tina Cohen-Chang, also chimed in.
“Congrats to Jane and Lea for their noms too!!! Hooray for GLEE!” she wrote, adding, “GO MATT MORRISON!!!!!!!” and “Hooray GLEE!!”
And Kevin McHale, who plays Artie Abrams chimed in with, “ahhh golden globe nominations!!!!! we got nominated!!! congrats matt, jane and lea!”
Amber Riley, who plays Mercedes Jones, also added her enthusiasm.
“Golden Globe Nomination… WOW!!! Omg!” she wrote.
In the afternoon, Dianna Agron, who plays Quinn Fabray, added her Twitter two-cents.
“What an unbelievable day!” she wrote. “So much love for our Glee family, so proud! And an extra special nod to Lea, Matt and Jane.”
And chiming in just after noon on Tuesday, “Glee” nominee Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry, finally shared her overwhelming joy.
“What an unbelievable day. So happy we got nominated for 4 Golden Globe awards! Can’t believe I got nominated!!! So thankful,” she wrote.
Other stars to Tweet over the Golden Globe nominations included Ken Jeong.
“Hangover nominated for a Globe!!!” he wrote, referencing his film’s nod for best Picture, Musical or Comedy.
But things were less happy for British actor Simon Pegg, from “Star Trek,” who missed out on a nod.
“Golden Globes announced today. Hope it’s true about new best starship engineer & CGI weasle awards. I might get a nom. Probably not though,” he wrote.
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