Lea Michele has no worries about leaving the cast of Glee next year (12), insisting: "This is just the beginning!"
Glee creator Ryan Murphy confirmed this week (begs11Jul11) that Michele and her castmates Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith will star in the upcoming third season of Glee, but their characters will graduate at the end of the shows and leave the ongoing series.
Michele has assured fans she's fine with the axe, and has promised them her role as schoolgirl Rachel Berry is just "the beginning" of her career.
In a series of posts on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "We always knew we'd graduate in real time. It's all part of the plan and it's all good! It's going to make Season 3 amazing!!!
"To Gleeks everywhere, you're in my heart now and forever. Love u all!!! This is just the beginning!!"