Lambert Lands A Role On Law & Order Spin-off

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January 9, 2012 | 2:15pm EST

Country star Miranda Lambert has landed a role in her favorite TV drama.
The singer will make her acting debut on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and she is thrilled.

In a tweet to fans, she writes, “Yall I’m so freaking excited to be on my favorite show ever!!!”

In the episode, the star will play an actress who claims to have been sexually assaulted by a reality TV producer, played by This Is… Spinal Tap star Michael McKean, according to

She won’t be the only singer in the episode – Harry Connick Jr., who is slated to play series regular Mariska Hargitay’s love interest on the show in 2012, will also appear.