Glee actress Samantha revived rumors of Lea Michele’s alleged bad behavior on set when she responded to Michele’s report of George Floyd’s death earlier this week. True, 33, said, ‘Remember when you made my first TV appearance a hell?!?! … ‘Cause I’ll never forget … I believe you told everyone that if you got the chance, you would *** in my wig! alongside other traumatic micro-aggressions that put me in doubt about a career in Hollywood. ‘
Kickoff: Samantha Ware made claims about Lea Michele earlier this week.
Alex – who starred as Unique Adams in the series for four seasons – immediately shared his feelings on Twitter. “We don’t have a damn business lying six years later!” he replied to a fan who suggested they made false allegations about Michele’s behavior.
Actor Dabier Snell, who appeared on an episode of Glee, claimed he shouldn’t be on the set with Michele and said, ‘GIRL, YOU WILL NOT MEET ME AT THE TABLE WITH THE OTHER DATA CAUSES’ I DIDN’T INCLUDE ‘- DO YOU LEA, ‘
Riley, who played Mercedes Jones in all six seasons, shared two GIFs of herself after the allegations, one raising her hand and the other sipping tea. The reaction caused a stir among fans who saw it as a subtle way in which the actress participated.
Bad Memories: Lea on Glee with Chris Colfer and Heather Morris
Morris, 33, who played cheerleader Brittany S. Pierce on the Ryan Murphy show, claims that Michele was “very” unpleasant to work with and said, “Was she unpleasant to work with? Very; that Leah would treat others with the disdain she has done for so long, I believe she should be called. ‘
Supergirl star Melissa Benoist, who appeared on Glee with Lea Michele, liked a series of posts describing the star’s harassment and abuse against castmates. Benoist appeared in the fourth season of Glee and played a character called Marley Rose. She sang a duet with Michele in the series. She also hit the heart button on tweets from Glee’s Alex Newell and Amber Riley that essentially endorsed the spirit of Ware’s feelings.
RHONY’s Aviva Drescher
Even Real Housewives of New York star Aviva Drescher had a story to tell, “You used to be really unkind to me, so I’m not surprised by your behavior. You should not judge others before looking in the mirror. Michele made dismissive comments about Drescher during an episode of Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live.
Awkward: Lea slated Aviva during a performance in 2014 on Watch What Happens Live!
Scream Queens actress Breslin, 24, was another former co-star who was found ‘liking’ a few tweets about the controversy. Including one that read, “Not everyone agreed there was something wrong with Lea Michele … where have you been, I’ve been saying this for years ??? I thought I was alone.”
Yvette Nicole Brown
Actress Yvette Nicole Brown also supported Ware. “I felt all those capital letters,” the community actress tweeted “EVERY person on a particular topic. EVERY person on a set deserves respect. And it is the RESPONSIBILITY of every regular series to make EVERY person visiting their home feel welcome. This dismissive attitude is what’s wrong in Hollywood AND the world. ‘
The mayor actor responded to a series of responses to Ware’s first tweet, including one that asked Yvette Nicole Brown directly, “I assume you’ve been feeling the same since working with her?”
Broadway actor Gerard Canonico, 30, was an understudy in the original Broadway cast of Spring Awakening starring Michele and her BFF Jonathan Groff. “You were nothing but a nightmare for me and fellow students from the cast. You made us feel like we didn’t belong there, ‘Canonico wrote in response to her Instagram apology, which he reposted after claiming it was initially removed.
Under attack: Lea Michele in April 2019