….and that’s what you missed on Glee.
A seemingly-innocent tweet prompts former Glee cast to take issue with star Lea Michele.
TV star spats are often the domain of tabloids but one which has (re)surfaced this week has a number of former Glee co-stars taking issue with Lea Michele (Rachel).
After Michele tweeted her view on the George Floyd incident to her 4.5m followers, several of her former black co-stars weighed in.
First to respond was Samantha Marie Ware who played Jane Hayward on the sixth season.
Black Lighting actor Dabier, who appeared in a 2014 episode of Glee, tweeted “Girl, you wouldn’t let me sit at the table with the other cast members cause ‘I didn’t belong there,’ F*** you Lea.”
Amber Riley, who played Mercedes Jones on the series, let her GIFs do the talking for her.
— Amber Patrice Riley (@MsAmberPRiley) June 2, 2020
So did Alex Newell (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist), who joined Glee’s third season as vocalist Unique Adams.
Baby I’m still screaming!!!! pic.twitter.com/Y93WeCvg7X
— Alex Newell (@thealexnewell) June 2, 2020
There have previously been claims about Michele.
In her 2016 book, ‘Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes and Growing Up,” Naya Rivera, who played Santana, wrote, “As the show progressed, though, that friendship started to break down, especially as Santana moved from a background character to one with bigger plot lines and more screen time. I think Rachel—erm, I mean Lea—didn’t like sharing the spotlight.”
Ryan Murphy, who also directed Feud, once told E! News, “I know for a fact that they [Lea and Naya] admired each other’s work, ‘cause I directed them both in scenes. I don’t think I would take on Lea and Naya. I think for a feud to work on this show, it has to have decades of pain behind it. But if they’re still feuding at 40, I might consider it. I’ll call them up in a couple years.”
And that’s what you missed on Glee….