Credit: Doug Meszler/Splash News Photo: Chord Overstreet in NYC on April 25, 2011

This is gonna be a long weekend for Chord Overstreet – and not just because of the holiday! TVLine reports that Glee has upped Darren Criss (Blaine) and Harry Shum Jr. (Mike) to series regular status for season three, but that promotion came at the expense of Chord’s character Sam Evans.

The Season 2 newcomer did not have his contract renewed for the third season, this despite touring with the Glee cast all summer. Not to mention his character just became an item with Mercedes (Amber Riley) in the finale ep!

Chord seemingly took the news in stride, tweeting: “It’s been a good year. Too bad it’s over. Time for summer and starting fresh.” Even though there’s a possibility of a guest-star stint for the country boy in the future, we’re not so sure we can  move on that easily. We also can't help but wonder if this is the reason he's moving forward with a music career now.

What do you think, Gleeks? Are you sad to see Chord/Sam go?

Source: TVLine

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