Apparently 'Glee' will be taking new directions with three of the main characters being gone. Factors for making this decision seem to be staying realistic with the high school time-frame. Murphy explained:
"You can keep them on the show for six years and people will criticize you for not being realistic," the 45-year-old writer/director explained decisions to cut the three regulars, before adding "or you can be really true to life and say when they started the show they were very clearly sophomores and they should graduate at the end of their senior year."
Communication with the actors seem not to be Murphys strongest trait, as it probably came as a shock to Chris Colfer (Kurt), to find out via twitter that he was leaving the show.
"We made that decision and I involved Chris and Lea and they thought that was a good idea. They both trust the writing and trust me and felt that it would be great to have an open and closed experience for them to go out while they were on top."