Kellie Pickler to Make Acting Debut on 90210

Entertainment Aug. 15, 2011 AT 5:52PM
Kellie Pickler to Make Acting Debut on 90210 Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/

Kellie Pickler has been bitten by the acting bug!

The 25-year-old singer and American Idol alum will make her small screen debut on the upcoming fourth season of 90210.

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Pickler will play Sally, the country-singing cousin of local cowboy Austin (Justin Deeley). She will perform her new single, "Tough," during the episode.

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"My zip code growing up was a long way from 90210, so it will definitely be acting," Pickler told Us Weekly in a statement Monday. "I'm really excited and a little bit nervous about it, but will be a fun and unique place to perform 'Tough.'"

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Pickler joins previously announced guest stars Brandy and Theophilus London.

The fourth season of 90210 premieres September 13 at 8 p.m. EST on The CW.

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