Kurt reveals that Cassandra used to be a promising star on Broadway but wrecked her first performance so dramatically due to pressure that no one wanted to hire her again.
This, in addition to the busy schedule of her girlfriend, Santana Lopez Naya Rivera , who is attending University of Louisville , causes Brittany to become depressed. At the bleachers, Marley meets up with Jake and they perform a mash-up of " You Drive Me Crazy " and Aerosmith 's " Crazy ", as they share a romantic moment.
Jake later hears two students mocking Marley and her mother Trisha Rae Stahl and confronts them, leading to a fight. Will interrupts the altercation and sends Jake to the choir room, where he's surprised to find his half-brother Noah "Puck" Puckerman Mark Salling , who now lives in Los Angeles.
Puck introduces himself to Jake and convinces him to join New Directions, so that the experience can help Jake just as it helped him. I Did It Again "; however, the number fails to impress Cassandra. Rachel accuses her of hating her students because they may have a future in show business, while Cassandra has none, leading an infuriated Cassandra to kick her out of her class. Brody later comforts Rachel and tries to kiss her, but she refuses, as she is still in love with Finn Hudson Cory Monteith.
Brody agrees to respect Rachel's relationship, but admits he has feelings for her. Rachel apologizes to Cassandra and Cassandra allows her to come back to class. Cassandra then explains that show business is a world with a lot of harsh realities and she wants Rachel and her other students to be prepared for it and that is the reason why she is hard on her students. Brittany attempts to shave her head and is stopped by Will, after which she walks into the hallway, only to be provoked by Jacob Ben Israel Josh Sussman , who she beats up with an umbrella in front of the student body.
To cheer Brittany up, New Directions members suggest she should lead the school assembly. Brittany objects that her voice is not up to par, and suggests they lip sync , an idea they rebuke at first, but she manages to convince them. New Directions performs " Gimme More " at the school assembly, but the performance is a disaster due to Brittany's lack of motivation, leading the student body to discover that Brittany was lip-synching to the song.
They are booed off of the stage and reprimanded by Will in the choir room. Sam later invites Brittany to meet him at the auditorium, where she admits she staged her breakdown in order to have a more effective comeback, and tells him that she misses Santana. Sam tells Brittany that he will be her friend.
Brittany later asks Sue to reinstate her on the Cheerios, and shows some marginal improvements on her grades. Sue agrees on the condition that Brittany's grades continue to improve so she can graduate. The following day, Jake tells Marley he is going to join New Directions, and learns that he is now dating Kitty. Jake joins New Directions, and an upset Marley performs " Everytime " in the choir room.
As this plays, Brittany pines alone in her bedroom for Santana who is offline on iChat , and Rachel paints over a drawing of Finn's name that she had made on her apartment's wall. It was initially reported on May 15, , that this episode would feature eight of her songs; the report also noted that Spears was one of the new judges on the show that would be preceding Glee in its new Thursday night slot, The X Factor.
News , Colfer said he hoped to perform a song from Spears' album, Femme Fatale , since he did not get to sing one of her songs during the show's first Spears tribute episode. We're doing a really cool version of it. It's going to be a little group number. It's going to be fun. Music and performances[ edit ] You can help by adding to it.