Samantha Ware’s tweets about Lea Michele in Funny Girl

“Yes, silence is complicity.”

If you were online at all By now you probably know that Lea Michele has officially replaced Beanie Feldstein on Broadway Funny girl Revival.

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The big news followed Beanie’s recent announcement that she was leaving the show on July 31 – almost two months earlier than previously reported – and cited “creative differences” as the reason for her early departure.

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“The people I brought with me with great joy Funny girl bring to life every night on and off stage are all remarkably talented and extraordinary people,” she said in a statement, “and I hope you will continue to join them on Henry Street after I’m gone.”

You may also remember this, earlier in the summer of 2020 joy Costar Samantha Ware accused Lea of ​​committing “traumatic microaggressions” against her during season 6 of the series.

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“LMAO, remember when you made my first TV gig the hell?!?!” she wrote in a since-deleted tweet. “Because I’ll never forget it. I think you told everyone whether [you] would you have had the opportunity to sh-sh in my wig! Alongside other traumatic microaggressions that made me question a career in Hollywood…” Lea later addressed Samantha’s claims, apologizing for “any pain” she might have caused.

After the announcement of Lea’s Funny girl Giessen, Samantha went to twitter and seemingly addressed the news in a series of tweets.

Yes, I’m online today. yes i see you all Yes, I am interested. Yes, I am affected. Yes, I am human. yes i am black Yes I was abused. Yes, my dreams were spoiled. Yes, Broadway sticks to white people. Yes, Hollywood is doing the same. Yes, silence is complicity. yes i am loud Yes I would do it again.

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“Yes, I’m online today,” she wrote. “Yes, I understand you all. Yes, I am interested. Yes, I am affected.”

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“Yes, I am human. yes i am black Yes I was abused. Yes, my dreams were spoiled. Yes, Broadway clings to whiteness. Yes, Hollywood is doing the same.”

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“Yes, silence is complicity. Yes, I’m loud. Yes, I would do it again.”

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In a follow-up tweet, Samantha referred to her former joy Co-stars Amber Riley and Alex Newell say, “Her experience wasn’t mine and mine wasn’t hers.”

Likewise. My name isn’t Amber Riley or Alex Newell. Her experience wasn’t mine and mine wasn’t hers.

@Sammie_Ware / Via Twitter: @Sammie_Ware

She also retweeted a tweet by actor and author Ryan Ken, which read, “It’s crazy that choosing to speak the truth about the people you’ve tormented at work is a career risk, but you can stay booked and employed as one of the tormentors.” .”

It’s crazy that deciding to tell the truth about the people who have tormented you at work is a career hazard, but you can stay booked and employed as one of the tormentors

@Ryan_Ken_Acts / Via Twitter: @Ryan_Ken_Acts

You can read more about the backlash over Lea Michele’s alleged behavior on the set of joy here.

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