Glee actress Samantha reignited rumors of Lea Michele’s alleged bad behavior on set, when she responded to Michele’s post regarding George Floyd’s death earlier this week. Ware, 33, said: “Remember when you made my first TV gig like hell?!?! … Because I’ll never forget… I think you told everyone that if you had the chance, you would *** in my wig! ‘among other traumatic microaggressions that made me question a career in Hollywood.
Kick-off: Samantha Ware made statements about Lea Michele earlier this week.
Alex – who played Unique Adams on the show for four seasons – quickly broadcast his feelings on Twitter. “We have nothing to lie about 6 years later! he responded to a fan who suggested they were making false accusations about Michele’s behavior.
Actor Dabier Snell, who appeared in an episode of Glee, claimed he was not allowed to sit with Michele on set, saying, “GIRL, YOU DIDN’T LET ME SIT AT THE TABLE WITH THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CAST CAUSES “I BELONGED TO THERE” F –K YOU LEA.
Bad memories: Lea on Glee with Chris Colfer and Heather Morris
Morris, 33, who played cheerleader Brittany S. Pierce on the Ryan Murphy show, says Michele was “very” rude to work with, saying, “Was she rude to work? with? Absolutely; for Lea to treat others with the disrespect she has done for as long as she has, I believe she SHOULD be called out.
Supergirl star Melissa Benoist, who appeared on Glee with Lea Michele, liked a series of posts describing the star’s bullying and abusive behavior towards her fellow students. Benoist appeared in the fourth season of Glee playing a character named Marley Rose. She sang a duet with Michele on the series. She also hit the heart button on tweets from Glee’s Alex Newell and Amber Riley which essentially endorsed the spirit of Ware’s feelings.
Riley, who has played Mercedes Jones for all six seasons, shared two GIFs of herself in the wake of the allegations, one raising her hand, while the other sipping tea. The response caused a stir among fans who saw it as a subtle way to involve the actress. She later clarified that she was not focusing on the controversy amid the social unrest following the murder of George Floyd, and would. only speak on the topic once when appearing on Instagram Live. She said, “I don’t give a fuck about that thing with Lea Michele – I really don’t give a fuck… people here are dying and being murdered by the police.” I don’t give a damn about that Lea Michele thing – I wish her luck, I hope she has an amazing pregnancy, I hope she has grown.
Aviva Drescher de RHONY
Even Real Housewives of New York star Aviva Drescher had a story to tell, commenting, “You used to be very mean to me, so I’m not surprised by your behavior. You shouldn’t judge others before you look in the mirror. Michele made derogatory remarks about Drescher during an episode of Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live.
Embarrassing: Lea planned Aviva for an appearance in 2014 on Watch What Happens Live!
Scream Queens actress Breslin, 24, was another former co-star who was caught ‘liking’ a handful of tweets about the controversy. Including the one that said, “Not everyone agrees that something is wrong about Lea Michele… where have you all been, I’ve been saying this for years ??? I thought I was alone.
Yvette Nicole Brown
Actress Yvette Nicole Brown also lent her support to Ware. “I smelled every one of those capital letters,” the community actress tweeted, “EVERY person on a set counts. EVERY person on a set deserves respect. And it is the RESPONSIBILITY of every regular series to make ALL people who visit their home feel welcome. This dismissive attitude is what’s wrong with Hollywood AND the world.
The mayor’s actor reacted to a series of responses to Ware’s initial tweet, including one asking Yvette Nicole Brown directly: “I guess you’ve been feeling the same since you’ve worked with her? “
Under Fire: Lea Michele in
Broadway actor Gerard Canonico, 30, was voiced in the original Broadway cast of Spring Awakening with Michele and his best friend Jonathan Groff. “You were nothing but a nightmare to me and the other members of the understudy cast. You made us feel like we didn’t belong there, ”Canonico wrote in an Instagram apology comment, which he reposted after claiming it was originally deleted.
Actress Elizabeth Aldrich – who was Michele’s understudy at Ragtime – said on Twitter: “She was absolutely horrible to me and the whole. She belittled the crew and threatened to fire people if she was unhappy. I used to cry every night because of the mean and manipulative things she did. She was 12 years old. She was terrifying.
Glee co-star Iqbal Theba said he was not mistreated by the star and took to Twitter to write: “A lot of people think @LeaMichele mistreated me. Let me make it clear that I have never been mistreated by her. And if some of the actors were treated badly, she apologized for that, which is wonderful. But being labeled a racist is too heavy and unfair a burden for most of us, especially in these troubled times.
The Trans Plastic model recalled an incident with Lea in the women’s bathroom at the 2010 Emmy Awards. She told The Sun, “She’s going,” Excuse me? And she looks at her friends, looks at me again and says, “Sorry, you’re in the woman’s bathroom.” I went from feeling like I was on cloud nine to feeling like a circus freak.
Dean Geyer – who played Brody Weston, Michele’s character boyfriend Rachel Berry, for 14 episodes – had nothing but great things to say about her. “Lea is still one of my favorite co-stars that I have had the pleasure of working with. She works extremely hard and is a lot of fun to be around, ”he said.
The Voice star Jordan Pruitt rang on Friday, tweeting: “Everyone in Hollywood KNOWS Lea Michele is a horrible human being…. she’s a B **** for everyone. We all know it… yawn. To move on… ‘