Glee’s Matthew Morrison breaks silence on ex Lea Michele’s racism row

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Glee’s Matthew Morrison has spoken out for the primary time about his former co-star Lea Michele’s racism row.

The 41-year-old actor starred as Will Schuester alongside Lea, who performed Rachel Berry on the favored US present.

Over the previous couple of weeks, a few of Lea’s former co-stars have accused her of racist behaviour and bullying behaviour on set.

Talking on FUBAR radio concerning the allegations, Matthew advised radio hosts Joanna Chimonides and Stephen Leng that there have been greater points at play.

“I actually suppose it’s a distraction of the larger points which might be occurring proper now. It’s type of like, ah,” he mentioned.

Matthew was talking on FUBAR radio

Matthew continued: “You wish to be a superb, nice individual to be round. That’s about all I’m going to say on that.”

Matthew and Lea – who briefly dated earlier than showing on Glee – starred alongside one another within the hit musical sequence between the years 2009 to 2015.

The closely pregnant lead actress has lately come underneath fireplace following a string of claims about racial discrimination, and varied types of unprovoked aggression and bullying.

Matthew and Michele have been central character within the hit musical present

There have been various accusations from Glee co-stars Samantha Ware, Imia Edwards, Heather Morris, Amber Riley and Monica Moskatow over Lea’s vile on-set behaviour.

Different performers that labored with the actress on earlier productions additionally mentioned they skilled bullying.

Because the allegations got here to gentle, Lea is alleged to have confronted a ‘wake-up name’.

Lea Michele starred alongside Matthew on the hit Glee sequence

Matthew Morrison did not seem to wish to talk about the difficulty

At first of June, Lea shared a press release on social media the place she mentioned she was ‘very sorry’ nonetheless didn’t bear in mind making the statements she was accused of.

Regardless of her apology, the actress and mum to be was slammed on Instagram and but additional allegations of bullying got here to gentle within the remark part.

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