Lea Michele checks her privilege in apology to 'Glee' costars for pain she caused

Lea Michele issued an apology after 'Glee' alumni Samantha Marie Ware and Alex Newell called her out on Twitter for 'traumatic microaggressions.'

6/4/2020 1:46:00 AM

“Glee” alum Lea Michele apologized to her former costars after actress Samantha Marie Ware accused Michele of subjecting her to verbal abuse and “other traumatic microaggressions” on set.

Lea Michele issued an apology after 'Glee' alumni Samantha Marie Ware and Alex Newell called her out on Twitter for 'traumatic microaggressions.'

with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.“LMAO REMEMBER WHEN YOU MADE MY FIRST [TELEVISION] GIG A LIVING HELL?!?! CAUSE ILL NEVER FORGET,” Ware wrote. “I BELIEVE YOU TOLD EVERYONE THAT IF TOU HAD THE OPPORTUNITY YOU WOULD ‘S— IN MY WIG!’ AMONGST OTHER TRAUMATIC MICROAGRESSIONS THAT MADE ME QUESTION A CAREER IN HOLLYWOOD...”

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Actress Yvette Nicole Brown, who worked with Michele on “The Mayor,” Candice Patton of “The Flash,” Lesley-Ann Brandt of “Lucifer,” Oscar-winning director Matthew A. Cherry and Newell all backed Ware up with supportive comments. And by Tuesday afternoon, food company HelloFresh cut ties with Michele after partnering with her in January.

AdvertisementHelloFresh does not condone racism nor discrimination of any kind. We are disheartened and disappointed to learn of the recent claims concerning Lea Michele. We take this very seriously, and have ended our partnership with Lea Michele, effective immediately.

— HelloFresh US (@HelloFresh)June 2, 2020“One of the most important lessons of the last few weeks is that we need to take the time to listen and learn about other people’s perspectives and any role we have played or anything we can do to help address the injustices that they face,” Michele said in her apology.

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more drama than a real high school... 'That's what I call an apology!She made a mistake, feels sorry for her actions and apologized.Give it a rest already and let it go PEOPLE!'- Jetnosthai Is Lea Michele related to Ellen DeGeneres, by any chance? I have a microaggression in my pantz Soft Town “Glee” actress Samantha Marie Ware blasted Lea Michele on Monday for allegedly making her time on the show “a living hell” and subjecting her to “traumatic microaggressions” on set

Lea Michele accused of making life 'living hell' for Glee co-star Samantha WareThe TV star has been accused of creating 'traumatic microaggressions' by her former co-star who hit back at Lea after she tweeted about the Black Lives Matter movement DailyMirror I’d cum up her Saying youre going to shit in someones hairpiece seems like a MACRO aggression.

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