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Entertainment Lea Michele and HelloFresh End Partnership After Glee Costar Accuses Her of Making Set 'a Living Hell'

06:20  03 june  2020
06:20  03 june  2020 Source:   people.com

Lea Michele Accused of Making ‘Glee’ a ‘Living Hell’ for Costar

  Lea Michele Accused of Making ‘Glee’ a ‘Living Hell’ for Costar Lea Michele Accused of Making ‘Glee’ a ‘Living Hell’ for CostarWare, 28, called out Michele, 33, on Monday, June 1, after the latter tweeted about the Black Lives Matter movement and the death of George Floyd.

Lea Michele is being accused of tormenting a former Glee castmate. On Monday, the Emmy In response to Michele 's message, her former costar , Samantha Marie Ware, called her out for making her time on set " a living hell ." On Glee , Michele starred as Rachel Berry from 2009 to 2015.

Lea Michele recently took to social media, like so many stars and non-celebrities alike, to speak out But, while her tweet was well received by some, it wasn’t welcomed by a former “ Glee ” co - star , who explained that Michele never made her feel that her life mattered on the set of the hit musical dramedy.

Lea Michele is no longer a HelloFresh partner after she tweeted in support of Black Lives Matter and then was accused of making her former Glee castmate's time on set a "living hell" when they worked together on the show's sixth season.

Lea Michele holding a sign posing for the camera: © Rebecca Sapp/WireImage "We take this very seriously, and have ended our partnership with Lea Michele, effective immediately," HelloFresh tweeted

In a tweet on Tuesday, the meal-kit company wrote, "HelloFresh 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," the statement continued.

Lea Michele Accused of Making Glee a "Living Hell" for Co-Star Samantha Ware

  Lea Michele Accused of Making Glee a After Samantha Ware spoke publicly about the "microagressions" she faced from Lea Michele on Glee, other former co-stars also spoke publicly about their experiences with Michele.On Friday, Michele tweeted about the death of George Floyd, the Minnesota man who was killed after police officer Derek Chauvin used his knee to pin Floyd to the ground by his neck during Floyd's arrest.

The ' Glee ' star accused her former co - star of making her time on the show a ' living hell ' through a series of 'traumatic microaggressions'. ' Glee ' star Samantha Marie Ware accuses Lea Michele of making filming a ' living hell ' in response to George Floyd tribute.

Glee Costar Accuses Lea Michele of Making Time on Set ' a Living Hell ': 'I'll Never Forget'. Samantha Marie Ware alleged that Lea Glee stars and other prominent figures are reacting to the claims made by actress Samantha Ware, who said Lea Michele made her life a ' living hell ' on the

Following the announcement, HelloFresh confirmed to PEOPLE that it has cut ties with Michele.

Michele, 33, had been an active ambassador for the brand, promoting the company as recently as May 20.

"So grateful for HelloFresh, now more than ever. Even though I'm just hanging at home, taking care of myself has become even MORE important," Michele, who is expecting her first child with husband Zandy Reich, said at the time.

However, a source close to the actress tells PEOPLE the partnership "was nearing its conclusion regardless."

HelloFresh's announcement to part ways with Michele came after she tweeted about the murder of George Floyd, writing on Sunday that the tragedy "was not an isolated incident and it must end."

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Lea Michele Apologizes After Costar Accuses Her of Making Glee a 'Living Hell': 'I Will Be Better'

  Lea Michele Apologizes After Costar Accuses Her of Making Glee a 'Living Hell': 'I Will Be Better' "I apologize for my behavior and for any pain which I have caused," Lea Michele saidMichele, 33, says in a statement exclusively shared with PEOPLE that while she does not remember making the specific remarks that Ware says she made, that is "not really the point.

But a former co - star of Michele on " Glee ", Samantha Marie Ware, was not having any of it, accusing the actress of making her first TV gig " a living hell " and describing "traumatic microagressions" that had her reconsidering a Hollywood career. More cast members on " Glee ", including Alex Newell

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In response, Glee actress Samantha Marie Ware made allegations about Michele while replying to the tweet: "LMAO REMEMBER WHEN YOU MADE MY FIRST TELEVISION GIG A LIVING HELL?!?! CAUSE ILL NEVER FORGET."

Ware — who played Jane Hayward on the musical TV series for 11 episodes in 2015 — alleged that Michele "told everyone" that she would "s--- in [Ware's] wig." Ware, 28, also said Michele made other "traumatic" microaggressions that made her "question a career in Hollywood."

Ware did not provide further detail and did not specifically accuse Michele of any racially discriminatory behavior.

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Reps for Michele and Ware did not respond to PEOPLE's requests for comment.

Lea Michele Apologizes After Former 'Glee' Co-Star Samantha Ware Accuses Her of Making Set 'Living Hell'

  Lea Michele Apologizes After Former 'Glee' Co-Star Samantha Ware Accuses Her of Making Set 'Living Hell' Lea Michele has issued an apology after her former "Glee" co-star Samantha Ware accused Michele of making her life "a living hell" on set. "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 wrote in a lengthy statement posted to Instagram Wednesday. "When I tweeted the other day, it was meant to be a show of support for our friends and neighbors and communities of color during this really difficult time, but the responses I received to what I posted ha

‘ Glee ’ star Lea Michele made show ‘ living hell ’ for co - star Samantha Ware, she alleges. “ Glee ” alum Samantha Ware claims star Lea Michele ’s “traumatic microaggressions” made her experience on the musical TV series “ a living hell .” This was not an isolated incident and it must end .

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Following her first TV job on Glee, Ware went on to appear in shows like Margot vs. Lily and Netflix's What/If. Michele went on to star in Scream Queens and The Mayor —  a comedy series in which she starred alongside former costar, Yvette Nicole Brown.

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In response to Ware’s tweet about Michele, Brown replied to Ware's message and wrote, "I felt every one of those capital letters. ✊????"

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On Glee, Michele starred as Rachel Berry from 2009 to 2015. A few of her costars on the Fox series appeared to show support for Ware on Twitter, including Alex Newell (who played Wade 'Unique' Adams).

Newell commented on Ware’s tweet with a GIF that read, "Get her," and also tweeted a response to Brown's tweet writing, "Felt like claps!!"

Amber Riley, who played Berry's on-off rival Mercedes Jones in Glee, seemed to indirectly address the controversy, posting a series of three GIFs, one of which featured herself sipping tea.

Samantha Ware said Lea Michele threatened to have her fired for goofing around during a scene in 'Glee' .
Ware said: "She decided to threaten my job, and said she would call Ryan Murphy in to come and fire me."After Ware called Michele out in a reply to her Black Lives Matter tweet, a host of other actors piled on with stories of their own problematic interactions with the Rachel Berry actor.

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