After the actress Lea Michele, protagonist of the musical series Glee, make a post on your social network about the George Floyd case and support the hashtag “Vidas Negras Importam“, Samantha Marie Ware, a 28-year-old black actress, claimed to have suffered racism through “micro traumatic assaults” by Lea.
Samantha Marie Ware accuses Lea Michele of racism behind the scenes of Glee
The matter reverberated on social networks and Lea’s name ended up on Twitter trends. The actress has given life to the main character of Glee, Rachel Berry, since the pilot episode of the series.
George Floyd did not deserve this. This was not an isolated incident and this should end. Black lives matter.
Translation of Lea Michele’s tweet.
Samantha, who played the character Jane Hayward in the last season of the musical series, appeared in 11 Glee episodes. The black actress replied to Lea’s tweet, claiming that she was responsible for making her question her television career.
Remember when you made my television debut go to hell?!? I never forgot. I believe you told everyone that, if I had the opportunity to “shit in my wig”, among other traumatic micro aggressions that made me question my career in Hollywood.
Translation of Samantha’s tweet.
After Samantha’s Tweet, other black members of the Glee cast spoke up. Dabier Snell, who made a small appearance on an episode in the series, responded to Lea’s tweet, stating that the protagonist had not let him sit at the table with other members because he did not “belong to the cast”.
Girl, you don’t let me sit at the table with other cast members because ‘I didn’t belong’ – if you Lea ”
Translation of Dabiel Snell’s tweet
The actress Alex Newell, interpreter of Wade Adams in the series, responded to Lea Michele’s tweet with a meme and then posted a tweet on her social network saying that
I’ll say it once … when my friends go through something traumatic, I go through it too … that’s what friendship is … and if you can’t understand it, you’re part of the problem. ..
Translation of Alex Newell’s Tweet.
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Lea Michele has yet to speak publicly about the controversy.