Blaine Devon Anderson  is a fictional character from the American musical comedy-drama television series Glee. Played Karofsky and blaine dating services Darren CrissBlaine was introduced in the sixth episode of the second season as the openly gay lead singer of the Dalton Academy Warblers, a rival show choir to New Directions, the show's primary musical group. Chemistry Karofsky and blaine dating services the two, combined with fan support for the couple, led series co-creator Ryan Murphy to pair them romantically.
Their relationship has been well received by critics, and they have been named "one of the most beloved TV couples of the millennium" by Jarett Wieselman of the New York Post. Criss auditioned for Glee several times before being cast as Blaine, including for the lead role of Finn Hudson.
He believed he would be ill-suited to that character, but identifies with Blaine, having been raised among the "gay community". As the Warblers' lead vocalist and subsequent New Directions member, Blaine has performed a number of songs on the series. His first, a cover version of " Teenage Dream " by Katy Perrybecame the fastest-selling Glee single, reached number eight on the Billboard Hotand was certified gold in
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The songs became popular enough to warrant a Warbler soundtrack album, Glee: The Music Presents the Warblers. Blaine has received mostly positive reviews from critics; Criss has been awarded a Rising Star accolade from the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association for his portrayal.
While the "Klaine" relationship has been met with acclaim, an episode storyline in which Blaine questioned his sexuality attracted negative reviews for undermining his previous characterization as a confident gay teenager. Blaine Anderson is introduced in the episode " Never Been Kissed " as the lead soloist of the Dalton Academy Warblers a cappella musical group.
When Kurt asks if Blaine is gay, Blaine matter-of-factly says he is; Kurt tells Blaine that he is being bullied at school for being gay, and Blaine reveals that he too was harassed at his old school, so he transferred to Dalton Academy, which enforces a no-bullying policy. Blaine enlists Kurt's help to serenade his crush Jeremiah Alexander Nifongthe assistant manager at a local Gap store.
"Karofsky and blaine dating services" Jeremiah is subsequently fired and rebuffs Blaine. Kurt confesses his feelings, and Blaine tells Kurt that he cares for him, but is "Karofsky and blaine dating services" at romance and does not want to risk damaging their friendship.
The attendees play spin the bottlewhich results in Rachel and Blaine kissing. In the aftermath, Blaine wonders whether he might be bisexual, and goes on a "Karofsky and blaine dating services" with Rachel. When she kisses him again while they are both sober, he concludes that he is indeed gay, which relieves Kurt. At a subsequent group meeting, Kurt arrives late and announces that the group's mascot canary is dead; he sings " Blackbird " in honor of the bird.
While Kurt is singing, Blaine has a revelation, and later tells Kurt that he reciprocates his feelings and kisses him. At Regionals, the two sing a duet of "Candles" by Hey Monday. The Warblers lose to New Directions, but while Kurt is very disappointed, Blaine tells him that even though they lost, in Karofsky and blaine dating services, they won each other which makes losing Regionals worth it.
Karofsky, the Prom King, leaves to avoid dancing with a guy in the traditional dance between King and Queen, and Kurt dances with Blaine instead. In the first episode of the third season" The Purple Piano Project ", Blaine transfers to McKinley High at the beginning of his junior year to Karofsky and blaine dating services closer to Kurt, who is a senior, and joins New Directions.
Kurt and Blaine meet up with Sebastian at a gay bar, Blaine gets drunk, and afterward tries to get Kurt to have sex with him in the car. Kurt refuses, they have a fight, and Blaine decides to walk home.
After the West Side Story opening night, they apologize to each other, and decide to go to Blaine's house. They are later shown in bed together, apparently having just had sex for the first time. Blaine becomes conflicted, believing that he does not belong in New Directions.
begins to mend their relationship in " Thanksgiving ", just before New Directions Karofsky and blaine dating services at Sectionals to the Warblers, and they spend Christmas together in New York City. He ends up going to the Sadie Hawkins dance with Tina Cohen-Chang Jenna Ushkowitzwho has developed a crush on him, but as friends only.
Blaine had briefly joined the Cheerios when it looked like New Directions would be disbanding after their Sectionals loss, and cheerleading coach Sue Jane Lynch blackmails Blaine into rejoining; Blaine and Sam hatch up a plan to bring Sue down from the inside. Jan offers to be a mentor to him, and Blaine and Kurt later have dinner with Jan and Liz, where Jan and Liz explain how their relationship evolved over the years and their experience with the growing mainstream acceptance of gay people.
Blaine is shown, after the ceremony is over, holding a jewelry box behind his back. Blaine still wants to marry Kurt, and stages an elaborate and successful marriage proposal at Dalton Academy where he and Kurt first met, accompanied by New Directions, and all their rival show choir groups, including the Warblers.
New Directions comes in second at Nationals, and is disbanded by Sue for not being champions. Blaine graduates as class valedictorian, and then moves to New York to be with Kurt. They start off living together, but though they remain engaged, Blaine ultimately moves out because the two of them realize they still need their own space. The relationship between them goes through rocky patches, including Blaine's insecurity when Kurt becomes popular at school, and when an influential socialite and NYADA supporter hears Blaine perform and takes an interest in his future career, though she is not impressed by Kurt and ultimately tries to break them up, though she fails and ultimately supports them both.
Their engagement is strengthened by having weathered these storms, and Blaine moves back in with Kurt. Blaine returns to Lima after Kurt ended their engagement, having become so despondent that his schoolwork Karofsky and blaine dating services and he was cut by NYADA. He becomes the coach of the Dalton Academy Warblers, and begins dating Dave Karofsky after a chance encounter at the local gay bar.
Unfortunately, by the time he arrives, Blaine and Karofsky are already a couple, and there is further strain between Kurt and Blaine as coaches of rival show choirs. In " The Hurt Locker, Part Two ", Sue, who "ships Klaine" and is desperate for Kurt and Blaine to reunite, locks them both in a fake elevator and refuses to let them leave until they kiss.
After resisting for Karofsky and blaine dating services great many hours, Blaine and Kurt share a passionate kiss, but do not reunite afterward. The following
Karofsky and blaine dating services, Blaine, knowing that he is still in love with Kurt, breaks up with Karofsky; however, Kurt is still seeing an older man, Walter.
In " A Wedding ", Kurt tells Walter that he is going to Brittany and Santana's wedding with Blaine, not him, and on Walter's advice, returns to Blaine; the two again become a couple. At the wedding, Brittany insists that Kurt and Blaine get married alongside her and Santana.
Though skeptical at first, Kurt and Blaine agree and get married, with Burt officiating the joint ceremony. The episode jumps ahead toand Blaine and Kurt are shown to be actors and a celebrity married couple; they also visit schools to entertain and talk about acceptance. Rachel, who is married to Jesse, is pregnant with Blaine and Kurt's child.
Blaine is portrayed by actor Darren Crisswho had auditioned for Glee several times for several roles before the character Blaine was created. Although the series writers have seen them, he considers them supplemental to his main audition, which was for creator Ryan Murphy.
Prior to the production of season two, rumors circulated that upcoming episodes would feature a love interest for Kurt. But could that change as the season progresses? He explained, "He sort of becomes Kurt's mentor and then maybe love [ Following his first few appearances, it was reported that Criss had been confirmed as a series regular for the remainder of season two and for season three of Glee.
I think there's a hunger for him and a positive relationship role model. I think the option is there and that they want to keep Blaine around.
I'm happy to serve whatever story they want. Criss on Blaine . Upon Blaine's first appearance, Criss described his character as being a "very charismatic, put-together, composed guy. Due to similarities which stem from their shared sexuality, Blaine "sees a lot of himself in Kurt, in terms of experiences and the way they feel about the world around them.
He feels the need to impart his knowledge, be a source of strength for him,
Karofsky and blaine dating services really help him through what he's going through. Criss discussed his personal connection with Blaine in an interview with Vanity Fair. He explained that he grew up among the "gay community", being with theater performers, so was raised without a concept of sexuality being an issue.
Criss stated that, although he identifies as straight, "it really doesn't come into play with me in this role. As an actor, your objective is always to play the scene. And this in case, he happens to be a gay teen.
The Kurt—Blaine relationship, sometimes referred to by the portmanteau "Klaine" by Glee fans and the media,  developed slowly. As the series showrunner, Murphy felt tasked with keeping the two apart as long as possible. He commented, "Part of me thinks he should be the boyfriend, part of me thinks he should just be the mentor.
I didn't want to decide that until we got into sort of the middle of the season. It's funny how many people want to see these boys hook up. Considering Blaine and Kurt's potential future together, Murphy planned to treat them the same as all other Glee relationships, by making their pairing "as flawed and as exposed as everyone else's. He revealed that their relationship would not run smoothly, and observed that once couples
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So even if they do go through some bumps in the road, it would be very realistic. In Karofsky and blaine dating services July interview with E! We're ready for the next step. They've been together for a while. Let's throw some spice and drama into that. I hear they're still together but then maybe they're breaking up.
Let's shake it up! In the second season episode "Sexy", Blaine reveals he has a Karofsky and blaine dating services relationship with his father.
As Blaine, Criss features in many musical performances, which have been released as singlesavailable for download. The Music, Volume 4. Later songs performed by Blaine and the Warblers became popular enough to warrant a Warbler soundtrack album, Glee: Murphy expressed his pride in the number for "push[ing] the envelope a bit.
The Music, Volume 5and peaked at number 44 in Australia. Over the course of the season, Blaine's musical performances leading the Warblers became so prevalent that he was called out for it on-screen.
Criss offered the insight: I think it's time to focus back on the characters that fans of the show really know and love. Completely objectively from watching the show, I was like, 'Why does Blaine get all these songs? I want to hear other people doing stuff. After successfully auditioning later in the season for the school's production of West Side Story with "Something's Coming" from the musical, he sings " Tonight " in rehearsal and "One Hand, One Heart" in performance, Karofsky and blaine dating services with his Karofsky and blaine dating services Rachel.
Sullivan was another fan of "the sheer awesomeness of Darren Criss" on the song, and characterized it as "a tribute that's more respectful than any other in the episode".
Futterman said Blaine "flawlessly deliver[ed] the vocal". Blaine Devon Anderson is a fictional character from the American musical comedy-drama. Unfortunately, by the time he arrives, Blaine and Karofsky are already a. He revealed that their relationship would not run smoothly, and observed that once couples start dating, "Everything goes to hell Atlantic Media
Karofsky and blaine dating services. In the two-hour Season 6 premiere of Glee's final episodes, Blaine and Kurt were revealed to have had some really bad moments in their lives since we "Karofsky and blaine dating services" saw them.
Kurt ended his engagement with Blaine and broke up with him which left Blaine in a really terrible place.
Kurt tries to figure out what he wants after he finds out that Blaine has moved on after their break up, and . Blaine was dating Dave Karofsky.