The actress targets anyone who laughs at the idea that someone isn’t able to read, calling them “elite” and “capable.”
Even after I addressed the rumors officially and directly in a recent interview, Lea Michele She still had to deal with social media speculation that she was illiterate, and beautiful beautiful I got tired of it.
Without naming the names, but obviously referring to an extension “cheerful” alum, Jamil posted on her Instagram page, calling on those who might suggest it’s funny or a good idea to make fun of anyone who can’t read.
“I see a lot of people claiming that a certain actress can’t read,” she wrote in her post. Then he laughs at her.
She then specified that she did not know “this woman or anything about her”. The biggest problem for Jamil is that “laughing at the idea that no one can read makes you look like a prick. Elitist and capable.”
“It’s embarrassing to you, not them,” she concluded.
She continued to write more on the topic in her comment on the post. There she wrote, “Don’t let the bullet debris intended for some… infect those you weren’t targeting.”
Jamil continued: “Some people cannot read because of disabilities, learning difficulties, and others cannot because of the inability to access education.” “Your words and actions affect them, too.”
Then she made a helpful suggestion: “If you’re so smart, find a smarter way to insult the people you think are bad.”
The rumors that Michelle couldn’t read first started in 2017 with a podcast joke. While talking about how Michelle allegedly doesn’t like to improvise scenes, “One More Thing” co-hosts Jay Hunt and Robert Ackerman joked that it might be because she memorized lines she had read to her from the script and couldn’t deviate from that.
“I used to go to ‘Glee’ every day; I knew my lines every day,” said Michelle. New York times In an interview published last week. “Then there’s an internet rumor that I can’t read or write? It’s sad. It really is. I think a lot if I were a man, it wouldn’t be like that.”
Previously, she appeared to be joking about the rumours, in response to a fan who thought she was laughing at her via Twitter in 2020. In a since-deleted tweet, Michelle wrote, “Loved reading this tweet and wanted to write you back😛 Literally laughing out loud For all of this I love you!!! 😘❤️.”
The interview is set to coincide with Michelle taking on the iconic role of Fanny in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl. The role was also a dream for her character “Glee” Rachel Berry, but it was her alleged behavior on that set that grabbed bigger headlines than her character’s story came to life.
In June 2020, Samantha Ware Accused Michelle made her entire experience as part of the show’s cast a “living hell,” saying she experienced “shocking reflections” from the actress. Weight other stars in, with Heather Morris approval Michelle was “unpleasant” to work with.
Michelle apologized at that time via InstagramShe said she had “clearly acted in ways that hurt others” and said she would walk away and take time to “think” about her “flaws”.
When Michelle was asked about those claims in a New York Times interview, she shared some of what led to her thinking. “I really understand the importance and value now as a leader,” she said.
“It doesn’t just mean going and doing well when the camera is on, but also when it’s not. And that wasn’t always the most important thing to me.”
Michelle has not discussed any specific allegations, saying she does not feel “the need to deal with matters” through the media. But she said what she was on set was a result of her work ethic.
“I have an edge for me,” she told the outlet. “I’m working hard.” “I leave no room for error. This level of perfection, or the pressure of perfection, has left me with a lot of blind spots.”
After what she called “extensive thought time,” Michelle said she feels “more ready than ever, both personally and professionally” to step back into a lead role in a production, such as “Funny GIrl.”
Michelle begins her career as Fanny Price in Funny Girl on Broadway on September 6.