Another “Glee” Alum Makes Unsubtle Comments on Lea Michele and “Funny Girl”

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Glee alum has expressed no interest in former co-star Lea Michele’s latest role. Chris Colfer cast serious shade at Broadway star Lea Michele on Michelle Collins’ SiriusXM podcast. Michelle Collins Show. Collins invited Colfer see Michele in “Funny Girl” with her on Oct. 11, to which he replied… “My day suddenly got so full.”He suggested changing the subject. “I saw Six last night, and that was amazing.”Collins asked Collins whether Colfer was interested to see Michele on another night. “No, I can be triggered at home,”He remarked. Michele was the main role of Fanny Brice on Broadway. Funny Girl in September after Beanie Feldstein left the show. 

Colfer’s depiction of Kurt Hummel Glee garnered him critical praise and awards, including Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards. The actor has written, produced and starred in his first film. Lightning struckIt premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2012 as a premiere. Colfer then turned to literature and wrote The New York Times Bestseller Land of Stories series of YA novels, which began with 2012’s The Land of Stories: A Wishing Spell. Up to September 2021, Colfer had published 18 books. Colfer was cast recently in the animated film The PottersThis product is currently in pre-production.

Michele faced backlash in 2020 after Samantha Ware called her out on social media for her unprofessional attitude on the set of Glee. Ware slammed her for tweeting about George Floyd’s murder and supporting Black Lives Matter. In response to Michele’s tweet, she wrote: “LMAO REMEMBER WHEN YOU MADE MY FIRST TELEVISION GIG A LIVING HELL?!?! CAUSE I’LL NEVER FORGET. I BELIEVE YOU TOLD EVERYONE THAT IF YOU HAD THE OPPORTUNITY YOU WOULD “S— IN MY WIG!” AMONGST OTHER TRAUMATIC MICROAGGRESSIONS THAT MADE ME QUESTION A CAREER IN HOLLYWOOD.” 

The actress spoke on Sept. 21. Drew Barrymore Show about how she changed her behavior and why she didn’t see how rude she was to her co-stars. “I just couldn’t see things clearly,”She admitted. “It was all about my career, you know, I had been so career-focused my entire life. I think to a fault. I think that I had just this sense of drive that created a lot of blind spots for me in my life.” Michele’s said her blind spots disappeared when she met her husband, Zandy Reich, and gave birth to their son Ever, who is now two years old. “Then when I met my husband, it was a real sense of grounding for me, and then having our son and experiencing the challenges that we did throughout the pregnancy was something that, unfortunately, created a stronger bond in us that I would never wish upon anybody, but it did,”The actress acknowledged it.

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