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Lea Michele addresses rumors that she can’t read in a hilarious new video

Lea Michele joked about a viral theory about her supposed illiteracy with a humorous video that she shared to her TikTok account on Sunday.

In the clip, the 36-year-old actress used a soundbite from The Kardashians and added a text graphic to her post that read: ‘Calling Jonathan to read me the comments on my first TikTok.’

The performer, who is recovering from COVID-19, had previously been the target of ridicule after several of her fans insinuated that she was unable to read, and she has denied the rumor several times in the past.

Messing around: Lea Michele joked about a viral theory about her supposed illiteracy with a humorous video that was shared to her TikTok account on Sunday

Michele previously joined TikTok and cracked a joke about her debut performance as Fanny Brice in the Funny Girl revival on Broadway in her first-ever post on the app on Saturday.

The Glee singer shared a side-by-side video recreating user javirod305’s original clip.

Michele is on temporary leave from the production after recently testing positive for COVID-19 just days after opening night.

With a little help from her friend: In the clip, the 36-year-old actress used a soundbite from The Kardashians and added a text graphic to her post that read: 'Calling Jonathan to read me the comments on my first TikTok.'

With a little help from her friend: In the clip, the 36-year-old actress used a soundbite from The Kardashians and added a text graphic to her post that read: ‘Calling Jonathan to read me the comments on my first TikTok.’

Poking fun: Michele joined TikTok and cracked a joke about her debut performance as Fanny Brice in the Funny Girl revival on Broadway in her first-ever post on the app on Saturday

Poking fun: Michele joined TikTok and cracked a joke about her debut performance as Fanny Brice in the Funny Girl revival on Broadway in her first-ever post on the app on Saturday

In the short video, Michele lip synced along to Don’t Rain on My Parade, the musical’s most recognizable song.

After getting through just one line, she stopped to give a demure wave to where her audience would be as applause played.

She then sang the next line before quickly moving her hands up and down and striking a fanciful pose.

Side-by-side: The Glee singer, 36, shared a side-by-side video recreating user javirod305's original clip

Side-by-side: The Glee singer, 36, shared a side-by-side video recreating user javirod305’s original clip 

Lots of movement: She then sang the next line before quickly moving her hands up and down and striking a fanciful pose

Giving a wave: After getting through just one line, she stopped to give a demure wave to where he audience would be as applause played

Showstopper: In it, Michele lip synced along to Don’t Rain on My Parade, the musical’s most recognizable song. After getting through just one line, she stopped to give a demure wave to where he audience would be as applause played

On leave: Michele is on temporary leave from the production after recently testing positive for COVID-19 just days after opening night

On leave: Michele is on temporary leave from the production after recently testing positive for COVID-19 just days after opening night 

The New York native captioned the video, ‘#duet with @javirod305 #funnygirl Clearly I can’t wait to get back to @funnygrlbwy next week.’

Michele, who took over the role of Fanny Brice from actress Beanie Feldstein, confirmed her positive coronavirus test last weekend.

She told her Instagram following via a Story post that ‘production protocols’ require her to take a temporary absence from the show.

Confirmed: Michele, who took over the role of Fanny Brice from actress Beanie Feldstein, confirmed her positive coronavirus test last weekend

Confirmed: Michele, who took over the role of Fanny Brice from actress Beanie Feldstein, confirmed her positive coronavirus test last weekend 

Protocols: She told her Instagram following via a Story post that 'production protocols' require her to take a temporary absence from the show

Protocols: She told her Instagram following via a Story post that ‘production protocols’ require her to take a temporary absence from the show 

‘Unfortunately, I have officially tested positive for COVID. In following production protocols, I cannot return to the theater for 10 days,’ began Michele, who made her debut as Fanny Brice earlier this week.

She went on to explain that the musical’s cast and crew have been dealing with a COVID-19 crisis behind-the-scenes which has led to substantial absences in recent weeks.

‘Thankfully staying home today and catching this early protected so many members of our company from being exposed. Funny Girl has been and still is tackling a tremendous wave of COVID with close to a dozen company members currently out,’ she wrote.

Dream role: Despite her current health woes, Michele took a moment to gush over nabbing her 'dream role' of Fanny Brice and how she's looking forward to returning to the stage

Dream role: Despite her current health woes, Michele took a moment to gush over nabbing her ‘dream role’ of Fanny Brice and how she’s looking forward to returning to the stage 

‘We are almost on the other side of this and our swings and understudies are doing such an incredible job to keep our show on its feet.’

Despite her current health woes, Michele took a moment to gush over nabbing her ‘dream role’ of Fanny Brice and how she’s looking forward to returning to the stage.

‘This week has been a dream come true and I cannot wait to get back — You better get ready. See you soon,’ concluded Michele, followed by a red heart emoji.

Just hours before: Michele shocked fans as she clued them in on her potential COVID-19 diagnosis just hours before testing positive

Just hours before: Michele shocked fans as she clued them in on her potential COVID-19 diagnosis just hours before testing positive

SOURCE: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-11225171/Lea-Michele-addresses-rumors-read-hilarious-new-video.html

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