Lea Michele Denies the Sexist illiteracy Rumor

Lea Michele calls the "Funny Girl" casting issue "sexist" and dismisses the "illiteracy" claim

Lea Michele is discussing her history and future as she gets ready to make a comeback on Broadway.

Prior to assuming the lead role of Fanny Brice in the upcoming Broadway revival of "Funny Girl," which will premiere on Tuesday, Michele talked to People about stepping into Beanie Feldstein's shoes after the "Lady Bird" actress departed the Broadway production in July.

Any rumors of tension between her and the "Funny Girl" predecessor were dispelled by Michele, who also said it was "very sad and regrettable" that people encouraged "the pleasure of throwing women against each other."

The "Glee" alum opened out about her prior work ethic and addressed a persistent social media claim that she is illiterate

She has been accused of workplace misbehavior by former co-stars.

Feldstein was "amazing" in "Funny Girl," according to Michele.

Michele raved over Feldstein's portrayal of Brice in an interview with People magazine that was published on Thursday, admitting that she had gotten in touch with the "Booksmart" actress.