Max himself responded to the flood of tweets, writing, “Aww shux. Karofsky is trending and Glee hasn't even hit the west coast yet! Wow. I am so flattered, and honored to be able to play this role.”
Unfortunately, not all reactions were positive. While there were those who applauded it for being bravely and sensitively handled, others were angered that the episode moved on to focus heavily on a heterosexual couple’s marriage and the club’s preparation for Regionals.
Want to see for yourself what fans are saying? We’ve rounded up tweets from both sides of the argument. We’ll start with the supporters: