HomeCelebrity NewsLea Michele of ‘Funny Girl’ finally responds to an ‘online rumour’ that she is illiterate

Lea Michele of ‘Funny Girl’ finally responds to an ‘online rumour’ that she is illiterate

sat with The New York Times ahead of her opening night on Broadway playing Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” and over accusations of bullying made over the years by her former “Glee” cast members.

Complains Fox Musical Comedy Victim of Michele’s Traumatic Microaggression

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Samantha Marie Ware forward in 2020 to accuse Michele of making traumatic microaggressions over the Fox musical comedy. Ware said Michele was vulnerable to getting fired, among other forms of bullying.

“Glee” star supported Ware, over Michele should be called out given “the disrespect” with which she managed others for as long as she did. Conspiracy theories that Michele can’t read or write began to surface several years ago when Glee star wrote about Michele in her memoir.

Michele did not comment, prompting the hosts of the One More Thing podcast, and , to joke that Michele must not be able to read. It did not take against social media to grab hold, and viral TikToks and social media threats over the years have continued to push the joke, some even claiming to have evidence.

The Charges Leveled Against The Prolonged Consideration of Her Work

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Michele told The Times that the allegations of bullying against her prompted an intense time of reflection about her conduct at work. The actor traced a line from her set behavior to her early days as a child star on Broadway, where perfectionism was drilled into her.

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She has the edge over me. I work hard. She leaves no room for mistakes, Michele said. That level of bickering, or that pressure of perfectionism, left me with many blind spots. The bullying accusations cost Michele her spokesperson gig with HelloFresh, which said it does not condone racism or discrimination.

She was able to land a major part in Funny Guy after taking some time to consider her actions in the wake of the accusations

According to the actor, reflecting on her conduct following the accusations equipped her to take on a leading major role in Funny Guy. The rumor gained traction after Glee star Naya Rivera wrote in her memoir that Michele refused to improvise during a scene. One More Thing podcast hosts Jaye Hunt and Robert Ackerman joked that Michele must not be able to read since she never commented on Rivera’s story.

Michele said I went to ‘Glee’ every day; I knew my lines every day. And then there’s a rumor online that I can’t read or write? It’s sad. It is. I often think if I were a man, a lot of this wouldn’t be the case.

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