“Glee” School Shooting Episode Upsets Newtown Parents

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The latest episode of “Glee” has many viewers wondering, “How soon is too soon?”

Thursday night’s episode titled “Shooting Star” centers around a school shooting. In the episode, gunshots are heard throughout the school, prompting a lockdown. Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) encourages the glee club to text and tweet their friends and family while a student films his classmates’ final messages.

Many fans of the show are praising “Glee” for tackling a controversial subject.

Parents of Newtown victims, however, are upset they were not contacted by producers of the show before the air date, according to the Los Angeles Times.

A Newtown victims’ advocacy group called Newtown Action Alliance posted a warning on its Facebook page before Thursday’s episode.

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