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'American Horror Story: Coven' Cast to Grow: Stevie Nicks Just Added

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By Clare Morris, Christian Post Contributor
November 12, 2013|4:46 pm

The creator of "American Horror Story" Ryan Murphy has revealed that Stevie Nicks will be joining the cast of "American Horror Story: Coven" later this season.

Murphy revealed the news through his Twitter account.

"Guess who's visiting the Coven? The legendary Stevie Nicks!" The show creator tweeted.

Murphy has previously talked of being a fan of Nicks. In an interview with Entertainment weekly in October, he talked about enjoying working with her on "Glee."

"I have a good relationship with Stevie because of Glee. She is one of the few artists that have come to hang out. She had been writing Lea [Michele] and I regularly since the Cory [Monteith] situation, because she really loved Cory. So she's just a wonderful, wonderful person," Murphy said.

Though she herself has not appeared on "American Horror Story," Nicks's work has been a part of the show. The character Misty is a huge fan of Nicks' music. Murphy spoke about how Nicks was originally reluctant to have her music featured on the show, but eventually agreed.

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"When we got to this witch idea, I thought, if you're Misty and you have grown up alone and you don't know any other witches, there's one witch you probably would know and that's Stevie Nicks," Murphy explained. "So I called Stevie Nicks and first I said, 'I want to use you in the show.' But she was very resistant because from the beginning of her career people who are in the Wiccan community had given her a hard time thinking she was a witch and she got a lot of scary fan letters. She didn't like the darkness of that, and I explained to her the part and she's like, 'Aw [expletive], let's just do it. OK, I love it.'"

 

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