Amid the social and political chaos in the United States due to George Floyd’s racial crime at the hands of a police officer, many celebrities turned to the networks to show their support for the African-American community and condemn racism. Lea Michele was one of them, but received a response that she surely did not expect.
The Glee star wrote on her Twitter account: ” George Floyd did not deserve this. This was not an isolated incident and must end .” Among the more than 500 comments her publication received, one surprised everyone: that of Samanthay Ware , her former partner in that television musical comedy that made her world famous.
Glee actress Samantha Ware accused Lea Michele
” I’m dying of laughter! Do you remember when you made my first television appearance a real hell? Because I will never forget it. I think you told everyone that if you had the chance, you would shit in my wig, among other traumatic microaggressions that They made me question if I wanted to continue my career in Hollywood, “recalled the actress who, in the sixth season of Glee , played Jane.
Since the series premiered in 2009, rumors began to circulate that Michelle was not the rest of the cast’s favorite companion. In an interview, Amber Riley, the actress who played Mercedes spoke about the bad relationship with Lea and said: “She lived bossing around, giving orders, asking for such a costume or certain food at a specific time.”
That bad relationship was exposed at the 2011 Grammy Awards. On that occasion, the soundtrack of the series was nominated and the full cast was sitting in the front rows of the theater where the ceremony. When Michelle took the stage to present one of the short lists, none of her colleagues applauded and many looked the other way.
In her autobiographical book Sorry, Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes & Growing Up , Naya Rivera said that when her character, Santana Lopez, began to take center stage, her relationship with Lea changed. “Soon, she started to ignore me, and eventually it got to the point where she wouldn’t speak to me. Lea and I were definitely not best friends, and I doubt that we’ll ever sit on the couch eating together again.” he assured.