The Hollywood Reporter
October 1, 2012

Executive producer Ryan Murphy took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to announce that Star Trek alum George Takei and reality television personality/fashion designer Nicole Richie have joined the NBC comedy.

"Proud to announce Nicole Richie and the legendary George Takei are joining The New Normal family," wrote the Glee and American Horror Story co-creator.

Details on when Takei and Richie will be appearing were not available, but the pair will play themselves in an episode.