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Glee: Idina Menzel to return

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The great Glee onscreen diva-off will commence once again later this season. Idina Menzel will reprise her role as Rachel’s mom, Shelby, on the Fox dramedy, EW has confirmed.

Lea Michele tweeted Tuesday night that Menzel was on set. “I spy @idinamenzel at #Glee today! So excited to have my mama back!”

Shelby has created drama for lots of different characters during her previous appearances. In addition to being Rachel’s mom, she also adopted Quinn and Puck’s baby — which didn’t stop her from also hooking up with Puck last season. No word on what she’s up to this time or how long she’ll be around.

Get excited by checking out Menzel and Michele’s duet of “I Dreamed A Dream” — which shows that powerhouse vocals clearly run in the (fictional) family.

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