@monicarosewhite – If you had to choose between the two, which would you pick: acting or singing?
Darren - Acting, because I’m doing somebody else’s thing — so I’m less accountable.
@DarrenLaughs – Would you rather be a jedi or a transformer?
Darren - Jedi. But that’s also a silly question: Would I rather be a lifeless robot run by a foreign plant or a powerful, all-knowing… Don’t get me wrong, I love Transformers, but, duh.
@NinaTheUnicorn_ – Is there gonna be some guests during your tour?
Darren - I hope so! School’s out, Glee Season 4 just wrapped last week, so I’m just getting back to reality, but for the next month I’m really going to go into high gear getting people and a set list together. I’m going to ask some people if they’re down, if they’re available — if they’re not also getting their heads out of Glee-land. That would be great, I would love that.
@DrAlisonDW – Penguins or giraffes?
Darren – Penguins.
@ammysin – Serious question here, will you be shaving for the tour? #beardwatch
Darren - I don’t know — maybe I will now? The best way to get me to not do something is to tell me not to do it. If my parents had told me not to be an actor, I’d be a doctor right now.
@Gabriella262 – Muffins or Cupcakes?
Darren – Muffins.
@breetastic907 – What is your guilty pleasure along the lines of music?
Darren - People ask me this a lot and my answer is always, “I don’t have a guilty pleasure for music because if it was guilty then I wouldn’t listen to it.” I own everything that I listen to. I love all things, and I don’t think anything is lame. I’ll fight for a lot of things — I can fight anybody on any genre — I won’t win, but I’ll fight.
@heyhaleylee – Coke or Pepsi?
Darren - Depends what it’s matched with. I was living in Italy for a while and there was a pizza and beer place. I love great beer and I love good pizza, and I was in Italy so it felt like a really great idea. It had really fantastic Belgian beer and a really amazing slice of pizza, and I would think, All I want with this pizza right now is a Coca-Cola. That is a timeless match. Coke and pizza. However, Pepsi can go great with Chinese food. I don’t know why.
@Carleen1991 – What is your favorite home cooked meal?
Darren -My dad’s an awesome chef, so anything my dad makes… Crab cakes. My dad makes awesome crab cakes.
@thewishingspell – If you had the opportunity to serenade ANYONE in the world (or universe or whatever), who would it be?
Darren - Depends what I’m trying to get out of it. For fun? I think it’d be funny to serenade Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Cause he wouldn’t understand me, Western music, nor would he understand English. He’d be trying to help people out, and I’d be like, “Yo, you’re cool. You don’t understand this, but 2,000 years from now people are going to write all kinds of cheesy songs about you.” And he’d be like, “What? I’m trying to help this sick guy, what’s wrong with you?” That’s funny.
@dapperlylauren – What is your favorite donut? #extremelyimportantquestion
Darren - Bear Claw…which isn’t technically a doughnut — but it’s a pastry.
@struckbyharriet – Do you have any pre-show rituals or habits before performing live to an audience?
Darren - Before a show I tend to shut down. I just don’t really talk to anybody. I’m very antisocial. Actually, no: I need to be [like that], but I won’t be [antisocial]. I’ll talk to everyone on the stage and it freaks me out a bit. I try to minimize the amount of space I get to think about a show.
@smilehappily11 – Have you ever owned a pair of crocs?
Darren - No, I never have. Why, is that a thing? What’s the stigma?
@rebeccajillian – If you could have any songwriting partner in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
Darren - I’d say Duke Ellington or Cab Callaway as far as a collaborator. If I could have one of those guys arrange a record for me, that’s what’s up. That’d be really cool. And that’s just two of a gajillon people I could think of.
@butlerlizzie – Favorite ice cream flavor? (or gelato, if you prefer)
Darren – Half-Baked by Ben & Jerry’s.
@tathi_n – Can you tease something about Blaine’s proposal?
Darren - No, I can’t, because I really don’t know what’s going on. I shot something but I don’t remember what it was! I will say that the season does not end with graduation. They end it in the middle of the year, so we’ll pick up presumably in Season 5 with the rest of what’s going to happen. We end with regionals — there’s a spoiler for you.