Naya Rivera Addresses Her Bad Blood With Lea Michele During Talk Show Interview
There's no sense of Glee shared between these two former co-stars—just an increasing stream of bad blood, it seems.
Naya Rivera appeared on talk show Hollywood Today Live on Friday, September 16, where she was on hand to promote her new book, Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes and Growing Up. During her interview, she applied the book title's unapologetic attitude when addressing her rumored feud with Lea Michele, whom she previously worked together with on FOX's hit show Glee.
While the actress told host Ross Mathews that she's "absolutely" cordial when she sees the other TV star on red carpets and at industry events, she implied that she's not necessarily all that interested in speaking to Michele in a casual, personal setting.
"What if you saw her in a parking lot?" Ross asked her.
"Which parking lot?" Rivera quipped back, laughing.
Though the author clarified that she thinks Michele is truly "lovely" and "very talented," even going so far to say that she would happily work with her again, she sings a different tune in her book.
Rivera tackles her and her former co-star's ongoing feud by writing, "...Lea and I were like two sides of the same battery and that about sums us up. We are both strong willed and competitive—not just with each other but with everyone—and that's not a good mixture."
The actress reveals that Michele "didn’t say a word to [her] for all of season six," adding that while much of their feud was "blown out of proportion," she doubts they will "ever sit on her couch and eat kale together again..."
Watch Rivera talk about her drama with Michele, below:
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