Naya Rivera Returning To 'Glee' Season 6

Naya Rivera attends a private event at Hyde Lounge hosted by Dell for the Beyonce concert
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It's confirmed: Naya Rivera will return for season six of Glee... sort of.

The 27-year-old actress, who plays Santana Lopez on the FOX comedy, will return as a "recurring guest star." 

E! News reports that Rivera asked producers to be removed as a series regular, and she will now return to the show on a recurring basis for an undisclosed number of episodes. 

Several weeks ago, sources reported that Rivera was fired after an on-set spat with co-star Lea Michele. Although those rumors were proven to be untrue, Rivera decided to take a step back from the show that made her famous.

"Naya wants to have more time to explore her music and other endeavors," a source close to the actress told E! 

The final season of Glee airs on FOX in 2015. Will you be watching?