Carol Burnett to play Sue’s mom on ‘Glee’

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Gleeks: ever wonder where Sue Sylvester got her quick wit?

Legendary comedienne Carol Burnett has been chosen to play Sue Sylvester’s Nazi-hunting mom on ‘Glee’, sources tell Entertainment Weekly.

The comic has numerous Emmys and Golden Globes on her shelf and, despite her ability to make people laugh, is no stranger to playing the villain. She has most recently guest-starred on television shows like Desperate Housewives and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Be sure to catch the hilarious redhead on ‘Glee’ in October or November.