Glee’s Lea Michele has spent much of the past few months defending herself in the Court of Public Opinion, thanks to a series of unconfirmed tabloid scoops portraying the Broadway alum as the second coming of Shannen Doherty. Now Lea is battling “Diva” rumors once more following a report that she ignored fans who wanted to meet her during Sunday night’s Governor’s Ball Post-Emmys Party in Los Angeles.
Producers of TV’s smash musical-comedy Glee are courting some of Hollywood’s most notable male leads to play the coveted roles of Lea Michele’s gay parents.
The Glee cast may soon be joined by some combination of Elton John, Hugh Jackman, or Taye Diggs — who are the favorites to portray the fatherly duo Glee Club star Rachel Berry during the show’s sophomore season, premiering next month, The National Enquirer yaps in its Aug. 23 issue.
Glee stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele returned to their Broadway roots Sunday night by taking the stage for a showstopping performance at this weekend’s 64st Annual Tony Awards in New York City, honoring the world’s best in theater.
The actress, who plays Rachel Berry in Glee, and McKinley High’s Will Schuester treated the star-studded audience to a rendition of the aptly-chosen song “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” first featured in the classic musical Funny Girl.