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    Lea Michele Had A Great Response For The Commenters Who Still Think She Can't Read

    The silly conspiracy theory that Lea Michele can't read is still going strong, but the way she keeps reading everyone for filth with these responses, it can't possibly be true.

    In the extremely small chance that you haven't heard the gossip already, there's a conspiracy theory doggy-paddling on the internet that Lea Michele can't read.

    closeup of lea

    But, the Funny Girl star had a hilarious response to the rumor while promoting the new cast album for the Broadway production.

    lea holding flowers on stage

    According to BuzzFeed News, the rumor began when the pop culture podcast, One More Thing, theorized that the Glee actor couldn't read based on an anecdote in her costar's, the late Naya Rivera, memoir.

    lea in a book store

    Well, Lea recently posted a TikTok of the Funny Girl cast spitting bars in the recording studio for their new album, and the fans jumped into the comments with jokes, as usual.

    lea on tiktok

    One user wrote, "Why are we all commenting?? It's not like she can read it." Lea quickly fired back, "Lolllllll too funny! Have you heard the album yet though??? 😛"

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    Lea kept the joke going when another user wrote, "How is she looking younger?! they blessed her with those gooddd genes." Lea responded, "These are the comments I like to READ."

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    This isn't the first time that Lea had a funny comeback to the wild accusations. When Lea first joined TikTok a few months ago, she poked a little fun.

    lea on the phone saying, calling jonathan to read me the comments on my first tiktok

    She pretended to call her BIFFLE (aka best friend) Jonathan Groff using a sound bite from Keeping Up With the Kardashians to help her read the comments on her first TikTok.

    lea and jonathan

    Of course, the internet ran with this joke, and everyone began translating all the comments they left on her videos with emojis "just in case" the conspiracy theory was true.

    people using emojis to tell lea what they're saying

    All jokes aside, after landing her dream role of Fanny Brice, Lea did explain that the internet conspiracy theory can get under her skin a little. (As it should, it can go too far sometimes.)

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    “I went to Glee every single day; I knew my lines every single day,” she told the New York Times. “And then there’s a rumor online that I can’t read or write? It’s sad. It really is."

    lea at an event

    So while the rumor "might" not be true, it looks like now and then, she can join in on the fun.

    lea at a book signing

    You really are a funny girl, Lea Michele! (🫵🏽🤣👧🏽❤️)