Add Broadway star Craig Ramsay to the checklist of people that say that actress Lea Michele is a office nightmare. He known as her ‘despicable’ and ‘entitled’ in a brand new interview.
Evidently Lea Michele has burned quite a lot of bridges with solid mates through the years, from Broadway to Fox’s Glee. Yet one more former co-star has come out with some selection phrases concerning the 33-year-old actress. Craig Ramsay starred in Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof with Lea and Rosie O’Donnell within the mid-aughts and stated in a brand new podcast that Lea is “probably the most entitled individuals I've ever come throughout on this enterprise.” He stated that when she bought solid in Glee, she grew to become a “horrible human being.”
“I simply didn’t wish to hear Lea Michele’s title on this interview, In any respect!” Craig stated throughout an look on David Yontef‘s Behind The Velvet Rope podcast. “I feel she’s a despicable, horrible human being. I feel she has misplaced contact with actuality.” The dialog begins on the 6 minute, 15 second mark immediately under:
Craig defined, “We had been in Fiddler collectively. Rosie [O’Donnell] is superior. I nonetheless discuss –- she is a large mentor to me. I respect her — how she has been capable of survive and thrive with all of the nonsense that was tossed at her. So far as Lea Michele is anxious, I feel she is among the most entitled individuals I've ever come throughout on this enterprise!”
Host David wasn’t shocked, saying that he’s met Lea and “I’ve by no means had an excellent expertise myself.” Craig stated that Lea grew to become formally insufferable as soon as she was solid within the starring function of Rachel Berry on Glee. “I used to be there when she mainly bought a cellphone name of, ‘I bought Glee,’ and I feel that the entitlement simply took over her physique. She was possessed with this and from that second on…as a result of she moved to L.A. the identical time I did from New York — and I cared for her significantly,” Craig shared.
“However then, the quantity of entitlement that got here proper at that second. I’ve by no means seen like likes. And particularly Broadway. You may’t mess with Broadway. You will get a a very dangerous popularity very fast for those who simply don’t respect the place you come from as a result of it's so respected,” Craig continued. He added, “And she or he is gifted, don’t get me flawed. She is extra gifted than the gigs she’s performed the final ten years. However meaning something if nobody desires to work with you.” David then famous, “that doesn’t essentially shock me,” about Craig’s tackle Lea’s habits.
Glee season six star Samantha Ware, 28, was the primary to talk out towards Lea in a June 2 tweet put up after the Scream Queens actress shared her help for Black Lives Matter. Samantha — who's Black — tweeted, “LMAO REMEMBER WHEN YOU MADE MY FIRST TELEVISION GIG A LIVING HELL?!?! CAUSE ILL NEVER FORGET.” Samantha accused Lea of bullying and different “TRAUMATIC MICROAGGRESSIONS” and added, “I consider you instructed everybody that for those who had the chance you'll ‘s*** in my wig.'” A number of different lesser recognized Glee alums then backed her up with some related tales of Lea’s alleged bullying.
Lea’s longtime Glee co-star Heather Morris weighed in on June 3, writing in an Instagram put up, “Was she disagreeable to work with? Very a lot so; for Lea to deal with others with the disrespect that she did for so long as she did, I consider she SHOULD be known as out.” That very same day, Lea issued a prolonged apology, however it didn’t go over too properly as a result of she used the phrase “perceived” a number of occasions. “Whether or not it was my privileged place and perspective that brought about me to be perceived as insensitive or inappropriate at occasions, or whether or not it was simply my immaturity and me being unnecessarily troublesome, I apologize for my habits and for any ache which I've brought about,” she wrote in an Instagram put up.