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Erin Strecker
September 28, 2012 AT 08:30 PM EDT

The New Normal family is getting bigger!

New Normal creator Ryan Murphy has just tweeted that George Takei and Nicole Richie will both be joining the show. “Proud to announce Nicole Richie and the legendary George Takei are joining The New Normal family,” Murphy wrote, presumably referring to acting on the sitcom.

The New Normal had 5.2 million viewers this past week.

UPDATE: A rep for the show told EW that they will both be on the show playing themselves.

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