Lea Michele responded to the rumors she’s illiterate as soon as once more — however this time with a touch of humor. A day after she joined TikTok, the Glee alum, who resides her greatest life at present enjoying Fanny Brice on Broadway’s Humorous Lady, took to the platform to share a hilarious clip of herself mocking the weird hypothesis that she will’t learn or write.
Within the video, Lea lip syncs a well-known Kim Kardashian sound chunk from on an outdated episode of Maintaining Up with the Kardashians, the place the make-up mogul tries to maintain constructive whereas visibly upset on trip. “It’s wonderful… however wait, are you able to speak for a sec?” the actress reenacts for the digicam. Lea takes purpose on the illiteracy rumors by captioning the TikTok, “Calling Jonathan to learn me the feedback on my first TikTok,” which seems to be a reference to her BFF Jonathan Groff.
Earlier within the week, Lea responded to the rumors in an interview with the New York Instances. Whereas Lea insisted she feared responding to the gossip will solely gasoline the fireplace, the actress did wish to handle the outrageous declare outright. “I went to ‘Glee’ each single day; I knew my strains each single day,” she instructed the outlet. “After which there’s a rumor on-line that I can’t learn or write? It’s unhappy. It truly is. I believe usually if I had been a person, numerous this wouldn’t be the case.”
As for the a part of Fanny Brice in Humorous Lady – a once-in-a-lifetime function – Lea can’t assist however be ecstatic about it. Her first efficiency earned the actress a whopping 7 standing ovations! “I wish to say thanks complete heartedly for the help following my first efficiency on the Broadway stage as Fanny Brice,” Lea wrote on social media on the time. And in July, forward of the primary curtain name, she shared a candy snap of herself standing in entrance of the present’s marquee on the August Wilson Theatre in New York Metropolis. Lea captioned the picture, “A dream come true.”