Dianna Agron Not Invited Back to ‘Glee’ for Cory Monteith Tribute

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FOXDespite her character's pivotal role in Finn Hudson's life, Dianna Agron was not asked to participate in the upcoming Glee episode dedicated to Cory Monteith.

While promoting The Family, opposite big guns Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, the 27-year-old actress reveals that not only was she not invited to return for the Season 5 tribute, but she may not be returning to the show — at all. However, she still has kind words about the dramedy: "I think 'moving on' might be the wrong choice of words because [Glee] is always going to be a part of me and with me and I would always go back. So it's not necessarily about a departure. It's about what it's imparted in me and what it's given me.”

But, even though she won't be involved with Cory's on-screen memorial, she acknowledges his importance in her life: "It hasn't completely hit in yet. It's one of the strangest things that has ever happened to me. I don't know how people do it over and over again throughout their lives. It just makes you take a new lease out on life and look at things a little bit differently. He was truly one of the most wonderful people I've ever met in my entire life, and that's something that everybody can say about him, you know?"

Are you surprised Quinn won't be around for Finn's departure from the show? Do you think the showrunners should bring Dianna Agron back at some point in the future? Tell us in the comments below, or on our Glee message board!

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