Lea Michele addresses rumors she can’t read in new TikTok

Actress Lea Michele is poking fun at rumors that she can't read or write.  (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Actress Lea Michele is poking fun at rumors that she can’t read or write. (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Lea Michele is spending her days in Covid-19 quarantine like most of us: on social media. However, the the street The alum is also taking the opportunity to poke fun at rumors that she is illiterate.

Mitchell, 36, had to take a temporary step away from performing on Broadway funny girl Due to a COVID-19 diagnosis, and joined the popular video app TikTok during his downtime. In a new video, the actress mocks the viral rumor that she can’t read or write.

“That’s amazing but wait, can you talk for a second?” Michelle lip-synced for the camera, reenacting Kim Kardashian’s dialogue from an earlier episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians, in which the model and mogul are looking very upset while on vacation. The star added the caption, “Inviting Jonathan to read the comments on my first TikTok,” implying that she needed her best friend Jonathan Groff to read the comments for her.

In an interview with Michelle officially responded to the strange rumor of his illiteracy The New York Times earlier this month. The actress pointed out that she believes the criticism is rooted in misogyny.

“I went the street every single day; I knew my lines every day,” he explained time. “And then there’s a rumor online that I can’t read or write? It’s sad. It really is. I often think that if I were a man, not much would happen.

Fellow actress Jamila Jameel also posted, saying that it’s okay to joke about a person’s ability to read or write.

“I see a lot of people claiming that a certain actress can’t read … and then laughing at her. Whatever you have an issue with, I have nothing to do with or about this woman. Ya know, but laughing at the thought. Not being able to read *any* makes you look like a prick,” wrote Jameel. “An elitist, patronizing bore. Shame on you, not them.”

In the caption, Jameel advised followers to “don’t let your bullets become debris for some people… hit those you weren’t aiming at. Some people can’t read because of disabilities, learning disabilities, Some can’t because of that. Lack of access to education. Your words and actions also affect them.”

Michelle’s latest TikTok video was actually her second one that she posted on the platform. Her first was a duet with another TikTok user, in which they both lip-synced to Michelle’s own voice while she performed. funny girlThe iconic song, “Don’t Rain on My Parade.” Dressed in cozy pajamas and using a hairbrush as a fake microphone, Michelle pretended to ham it up for the audience, clearly stuck at home.

“Obviously I can’t wait to go back to @funnygrlbwy next week,” Michelle captioned the video, again referencing her Covid diagnosis.

The the street The alum took over the role of Fanny Bryce in the Broadway revival earlier this month. Booksmart Star Beanie Feldstein.

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