Lea Michele

  • Film

    May 7, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2014

    Here's How Much Celebrities Are Getting Paid to Wear Stuff at Coachella

    By Paul T. Bradley Perhaps you've heard about all of the crazy sponsorships celebrities are getting to simply show up to Coachella and wear clothes. Glee actress Lea Michele is said to receive $20,000 from Lacoste to wear the French fashion label's clothes, while Spring Breakers star V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Celebrity-Stuffed PETA Video Denounces Carriage Horse Industry, Urges de Blasio To Ban It Already

    The battle over carriage horses in the city is dragging on and on, with no end in sight, and, as yet, no bill introduced in the City Council that would actually ban the industry and replace it with the classic cars favored by animal rights group NYCLASS. While Bill de Blasio famously promised "an im ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Joan Rivers Says Glee Turns Her Stomach

    The show fills her with the opposite emotion, in fact. Writes Joan in her new book: "You know that cute Asian boy who plays a freshman? "In real life he's a thirty-year-old man and he's upside down on a mortgage in Burbank.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Name Your Most Obscure Celebrity Connection

    People who try to impress you at parties always tend to fall back on the same sad name droppings: "Merv Griffin once came into my shop--when he was alive, of course. He walked right back out, but I could have sworn he looked at me first." "My cousin is friends with someone whose hairdresser once b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Small Crowd Rallies on Central Park South to Draw Tourist Support on a Horse Carriage Ban

    Michelle D. AndersonDonny Moss, documentary filmmaker, and Elizabeth Forel, president of CBHDC​"Grains or Pigeon Feces?" "Will a person die next?" Those were some of the questions a group of horse advocates and animal-rights activists wanted tourists and New York residents to contemplate last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    The Horse-Drawn Carriage Debate Continues; Local Groups and Celebrities Call for a Ban

    Michelle D. Anderson​The effort to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City rages on. Another report of a carriage horse collapse in a two-week span has left animal-rights advocates -- including celebrities such as Glee's Lea Michele and Pamela Anderson -- with a renewed passion to end the u ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Celebs Who Are Only Children: Here's The List

    I always assumed I was the only Italian-American only child in creation -- those people tend to procreate a lot -- but it turns out Al Pacino is one, too! I'm not alone! And I did a little research (and glanced at Us magazine) and found some other famous folk who have gone through life without sib ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Funny Girl Has Cast Its Fanny Brice

    And it's none of the people we fantasized about and/or agonized over. According to E!, the Broadway revival of Funny Girl has found its new Streisand, and she's...

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Live: Glee Warbles And Waves At Nassau Coliseum

    by Rae Votta ​ Glee Live Nassau Coliseum Saturday, June 18 Better than: A slushie to the face. Getting caught up in a cultural juggernaut leaves you ripe for teasing. I casually followed Glee at the beginning, but I didn't tumble headfirst into true fandom until this season, sacrificing my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    The Three Most Overrated Women of 2011

    ​So far. According to Based on their sex appeal. (Yes, I try to spotlight the other team once in a while.) (3) Lea Michele I guess her Tony awards appearance last year is still not instigating waves of glee. (2) Cameron Diaz You mean, her reuniting with ex beau Justin Timb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Get Ready For The "Adele Is So Authentic, Mannnnn" Posturing To Take Over The Internet

    Black-and-white! No makeup! Authentic! ​The success of Adele has been good for the music business, and even better for people looking for comfort in times of romantic strife. Surely the fact that she can wail in such a way that she turns a good song--"Rolling In The Deep"--into an indelible po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Who Should Star In Funny Girl?

    ​ Funny Girl is the classic musical about entertainer Fanny Brice, a show that is never revived because Barbra Streisand was so indelible in the role, you'd have to be an absolute looney tune to even go near it. And the movie captures her performance for all time, a constant reminder of the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Emmy Nominations Announced; HBO Maintains Primetime Stranglehold

    We will never own one of these. ​Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 6, 2010

    Sizzling Blind Gossip Items for Days!

    Bening and Moore have got their lesbian shtick down.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Who Should Star in Annie and Funny Girl?

    ​Both amazingly fun musicals are headed to Broadway as I wet myself with excitement, and neither has been cast yet. So it's up to us to start pitching for our faves: For Annie, how about Sarah Jessica Parker--who once played the title role--as the lovably evil Miss Hannigan? The stunt-casti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Week in Review: I Say "Your Alley" with the Utmost Respect

    This is how we roll now. Photo of Electric Zoo inappropriateness by Puja Patel.​Short weeks are the longest of them all, aren't they? In honor of the rain and cold outside, and in the interest of killing just a bit more time before it gets good and dark, let's run things back. Relive the week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Interview: Glee Star Lea Michele On Central Park, Comedy, and a Sweaty Co-Star

    "Now I'm in Glee and I get to have Slushees and fettuccine alfredo thrown in my face." Glee's Lea Michele Born in the Bronx and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, Lea Michele debuted on Broadway at age eight in Les Miserables. From the time she was 14 until she was 20, she starred in Steven Sater and ... More >>

  • Theater

    March 6, 2007

    Ass You Like It

    A night onstage with Spring Awakening’s most cheeky fans

  • Theater

    December 12, 2006

    Newies but Oldies

    Pop music kick-starts an 1890s drama but fails a record-store musical