'Glee Project' winner interview: 'There was so much excitement, I almost levitated'

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If there was an underdog going into last night’s Glee Projectfinale, it was 19-year-old Blake Jenner. And he knew it, too. "I saw one of [the girls] winning," he told EW this morning. But viewers couldn’t count out the Miami native, who impressed Ryan Murphy with his consistent performances and the fact that he was, as casting director Robert Ulrich said, "the best actor" in the group.

After a last-chance performance of "I’ll Be" — not to mention a surprise poem reading — a jubilant Jenner walked away with the seven-episode arc on the fourth season of the show. Jenner got on the phone with EW this morning to talk about his lack of sleep, why he read a poem, and what he hopes his Gleecharacter gets to do next season (Watch out, Brittany/Santana shippers!) Read More...

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