Former Glee star Lea Michele is not having the perfect week. After trying to make use of her platform to help the Black Lives Matter motion, her former co-star, Samantha Ware, known as her out for being a hypocrite and talked about that Lea really bullied her on the set of Glee.
Different co-stars got here ahead to talk out in opposition to the actress and, because of this, followers have been dragging Lea for being racist. However many have additionally used this chance to revisit the rumor about Lea being illiterate. Was there any fact to this rumor, or was it only a conspiracy concept? Learn on to search out out.
Rumors about Lea Michele being illiterate began in 2018.
Of all of the conspiracy theories which have surfaced on-line, this one was, by far, the craziest. In 2018, followers Jaye Hunt and Robert Ackerman shared a video the place they defined their concept that Lea cannot learn or write. It apparently began off as a joke because of an excerpt from Naya Rivera’s ebook, Sorry Not Sorry.
Within the ebook, Naya detailed how Lea would refuse to improvise her strains and, in accordance with Jaye and Robert, Lea by no means shared her ideas about what Naya wrote, however merely inspired others to learn the ebook for themselves. It wasn’t a lot to go on, nevertheless it was sufficient for the duo to take their concept significantly and examine.
The followers took to Fb Dwell to brazenly talk about their speculations and do a deep dive into her profession historical past. Except for Naya’s ebook, they analyzed Lea’s previous movies, talked about her earliest roles, and identified that lots of her Instagram captions have extra emojis than phrases. Within the 40-minute video, they even advised that Lea needed to hearken to and document her songs on Glee as a result of she could not learn music. However Jaye and Robert did not cease there.
On their YouTube channel, One Extra Factor, they uploaded a second video to disclose extra “proof” that they collected. This time, they talked about that Lea was barely ever photographed studying a ebook and that the few pics of her with books would possibly have been photoshopped. Yikes.
Though the idea undoubtedly sounds far-fetched, Jaye and Robert nonetheless managed to construct a case that was robust sufficient to persuade 1000’s of individuals. Not lengthy after the video was printed, numerous individuals started to troll Lea on social media.
Why are followers nonetheless saying that Lea Michele is illiterate?
It has been two years and it is as if what Lea tweeted went proper out the window, as a result of now, followers are nonetheless claiming that the actress cannot learn. This time, nonetheless, the trolling stemmed from just a few tweets that uncovered Lea for her conduct towards her Black co-stars on Glee.
In Might of 2020, after Lea tweeted about George Floyd and Black Lives matter, Samantha responded with: “Lmao keep in mind whenever you made my first tv gig a residing hell?!?! Trigger I will always remember. I imagine you informed everybody that in case you had the chance you’d “s–t in my wig!” Amongst different traumatic microagressions that made me query a profession in Hollywood…”
Jeanté Godlock, who additionally appeared on Glee, responded: “Did someone say cockroaches? As a result of that’s what she used to confer with the background as on the set of Glee. However we develop up and we don’t keep background eternally sooooo…”
Actor Dabier, who guest-starred in 2014, additionally added his two cents and stated: “Woman you would not let me sit on the desk with the opposite solid members trigger “I did not belong there” f–k you Lea.”
Consequently, followers at the moment are labeling her as racist and illiterate, even regardless of her previous try and clear that rumor up. Nevertheless, it seems like followers are much more involved concerning the accusations made by her former co-stars, and plenty of discover it much more troubling that she has but to deal with these claims. Till then, it looks like the Twitter trolls don’t have any intention to again down.