Can you believe it’s been 13 years since Glee premiered? It seems like just yesterday “Don’t Stop Believing (Glee Cast Version)” came to storm the iTunes store and take over the young gay consciousness.
As progressive as the show was for its time in regards to queer rights, Ryan Murphy sure did his fair share of casting straight men in gay roles.
In honor of Glee’s anniversary, here are our picks for the show’s top five gay-for-pay performances…The fact that eight-time Grammy winner Finneas O’Connell, brother and collaborator of noted Gleek Billie Eilish, was a regular member of the Glee club in its last season will never cease to be hilarious.
In addition to adding vocals to Glee covers of songs like Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” and Echosmith’s “Cool Kids”, Finneas’ stint as the scarf-clad, ukelele strumming Alistair included a romantic plot with fellow New Directions member Spencer.