Cancel culture, the rapid spree of online calls to ‘delete’ a certain celebrity, is taking on a new victim with Lea Michele, the main star of the Fox series Glee. Social media is wondering who is telling the truth in a catfight between two stars.
A catfight seemed to emerge as Lea Michele, the actress best known for her role in the iconic Glee series as Rachel, was accused of ‘abusive’ behavior after she tried to get a ‘George Floyd’ social media hashtag going, but was met by one of her former co-stars who accused her in no uncertain terms of abuse.
Trying to show her support for the Black Lives Matter movement, Michele tweeted, “George Floyd did not deserve this. This was not an isolated incident and it must end. #BlackLivesMatter.”
Her former costar Ware responded in kind, retweeting Michele, adding that the actress “made her first television gig a living h*ll,” before continuing in an all-caps post that “I believe you told everyone that if you had the opportunity you would ‘sh*t in my wig!’ Amongst other traumatic microaggressions that made me question a career in Hollywood.”
This is not the first rumor going round about Lea Michele’s difficult character of course. Ever during the show’s filming she and co-star Naya Rivera (who portrayed Santana Lopez) didn’t get along. Years later, Rivera confirmed the rumors writing her own tell-all, Sorry Not Sorry.
Rivera at the time wrote that Michele “blamed her for anything and everything that went wrong. It got to the point where she didn’t say a word to me for all of season 6.”
Michele has not reacted just yet.