Lea Michele : accused of racism, the star of Glee apologizes

LEA MICHELE - Accused by actress Samantha Ware of him to have made life a "living hell", Lea Michele has reacted on social networks. [updated 3 June 2020 1

Lea Michele : accused of racism, the star of Glee apologizes

LEA MICHELE - Accused by actress Samantha Ware of him to have made life a "living hell", Lea Michele has reacted on social networks.

[updated 3 June 2020 17: 14] After a whole day in turmoil, Lea Michele is out of her silence. The actress from Glee is at the heart of a controversy since former partners of the series have been accused of harassment and racism. As a reminder, Samantha Ware has been accused of having made him live "a living hell" on the set of the series, during season 6. The star was keen to present their apologies on Instagram : "I do not recall having given such remarks, and that I have never judged anyone on their origins or the colour of their skin, but this is not the topic. What matters is that I have acted in ways that have hurt people. It is my privileged position or my point of view, which have made me seem insensitive or inappropriate at times, or that it was because of my immaturity, or the fact that I was unnecessarily difficult, I am sorry to have had such behavior and have caused the suffering". The actress, soon to be mom accurate willingness to learn from his mistakes to be able to be a "model" for her unborn child.

Samantha Ware, Amber Riley or Alex Newell have not yet responded to the apology of Lea Michele. However, this message posted on Instagram has made them react on the internet : some applaud his apology, but others criticize him its formulations, including the fact that she writes that it is "focused on the manner in which [its] own behaviour could be perceived by his colleagues". In response to the controversy, the brand's HelloFresh, has announced to terminate his contract with the actress of Glee.

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"You have made me live a hell on earth"

on The 29th of may, Lea Michele posted a message on Twitter in support of the movement Black Lives Matter, while the United States are subject to strong tensions since the death of George Floyd : "George Floyd does not deserve it. This was not an isolated incident, and it's got to stop". This is not the first star to show his support for the movement... but Lea Michele was not to be doubt that she is the victim of repercussion. Following this message, a former actress of Glee, Samantha Ware (Chicago Med, Bull, etc.) has denounced the hypocrisy of the actress in revealing have been the victim of harassment on the part of the one who plays Rachel Berry.

Samantha Ware arrives on the set of the american series during season 6, in the role of Jane Hayward. The television debut of the actress, african-american, would have been very difficult to live because of Lea Michele : "do You remember when you made me live a living hell during my first job in television ? writes Samantha Ware in the capital, in response to the tweet from Lea Michele. Because for me, I will never forget. If I remember correctly, you said to everyone that if you had the opportunity, you "chierais in my wig". A micro-aggression trauma among others, which made me doubt my career in Hollywood".

other actors of Glee react

Following this message, other actors afro-american of Glee have lent their support to Samantha Ware, such as Alex Newell (Unique) and Amber Riley (Mercedes in the series). These latter were expressed with gifs approvers, suggesting that behind-the-scenes of the series music was lacklustre. For now, Lea Michele has not responded to the charges of his former co-star. The other actors of the musical series had not commented on this message.

Date Of Update: 03 June 2020, 11:57

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