Lea Michele is a good sport as she pokes fun at theory she can’t read

Lea Michele

The actress adressed the rumours after talking about it for the primary time in an interview (Image: AP/TikTok/leamichele)

Lea Michele has embraced the persistent Online rumours that she can’t read on her new TikTok account, making fun of the entire thing.

The Glee star not too long ago made her triumphant debut as Fanny Brice in Humorous Woman on Broadway however was shortly afterwards compelled to skip exhibits as a consequence of ‘early signs of Covid’.

Amid her profitable treading of the boards, which noticed the actress stay out her personal goals as effectively as these of her Glee alter-ego Rachel Berry, the 36-year-old star had hit again at the weird theory that she’s illiterate as a consequence of her busy childhood appearing profession.

Calling the hearsay ‘sad’ as she ‘knew her lines every single day’ on Glee, Michele additionally advised that the gossip wouldn’t have unfold if she had been a man.

‘I think often if I were a man, a lot of this wouldn’t be the case,’ she mused.

Now the star has taken it a step additional – and funnier – along with her second-ever TikTok video.

Lea Michele

Michele’s busy childhood appearing profession appeared to gasoline the gossip (Image: Getty)

Lea Michele TikTok

The star, who is at present on a break from Humorous Woman with Covid signs, introduced humour to her TikTok (Image: TikTok/leamichele)

Posting the clip to the platform on Sunday, Michele filmed herself pretending to on the telephone with real-life bestie Jonathan Groff, identified for his work on Mindhunter and Frozen, as effectively as Broadway, the place he first met her.

Lip-syncing together with the start ‘hi’ of a viral Kim Kardashian clip, a male voice is heard asking: ‘How is it?’

Michele then responds: ‘It’s wonderful however wait, are you able to speak for a sec?’, with the tongue-in-cheek caption studying: ‘Calling Jonathan to read me the comments on my first TikTok.’

‘Lol 😉🤪😌,’ the actress wrote subsequent to her put up, along with her followers lapping up her sense of humour.

She and Jonathan Groff have been buddies for years (Image: Bruce Glikas/WireImage)

‘This just made me like you 100% more,’ wrote one, whereas one other added: ‘SHE’S SELF AWARE.’


Others couldn’t resist including to the joke, with Kim Chi replying: ‘I can’t wait so that you can hear the responses on this TikTok!’

She had opened her account with a Humorous Woman impressed put up the place she duetted with one other consumer on a part of her performing basic tune Don’t Rain On My Parade.

Michele made her debut as Fanny in Humorous Woman on September 6 (Image: Bruce Glikas/WireImage)

Groff had been within the viewers for Michele’s first night time within the function of Fanny, the place she reportedly obtained six standing ovations.

One associated second within the present that had drawn specific response on her opening night time was Michele’s admission as Fanny that she ‘hadn’t read many books’ whereas rising up on Henry Avenue in Brooklyn.

The viewers reportedly laughed and gasped, as it mirrored the persistent illiterate theory.

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