Lea Michele’s On-Set Behavior? Sarah Paulson Would Rather Not Weigh In

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Some people jump at the chance to weigh in on the latest scandal. Sarah Paulson, however, is pleading the fifth.
The American Horror Story actress was recently a celebrity guest on Watch What Happens Live’s after-show, along with Real Housewives of New York City star Sonja Morgan. Paulson is a noted fan of the reality series, so the sassy pair were the perfect match for host Andy Cohen’s spicy Q&A segment. 
Cohen put Paulson on the spot with a viewer-submitted question: “Since you and Lea Michele are two of Ryan Murphy’s muses, what do you make of the recent news about her on-set behavior?
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This question is in reference to a recent barrage of allegations that surfaced on Twitter about the Michele’s problematic and allegedly racist behavior on set towards her Black co-stars. It started when Michele posted on Twitter in support of Black Lives Matter, and fellow Glee cast member Samantha Marie Ware responded by describing a racist comment that she said Michele made about her to others on set, as well as other “traumatic microagressions that made me question a career in Hollywood.”
After many others in the industry weighed in with their own stories about her alleged problematic or entitled behavior, Michele issued a statement to People, saying that "while I don’t remember ever making this specific statement and I have never judged others by their background or color of their skin, that’s not really the point. What matters is that I clearly acted in ways which hurt other people.”
When Paulson was asked to comment, she just stared slyly and silently at the camera, mustering her award-winning acting skills as she gestured towards her AirPods. “I’m having a weird connection — I can’t really hear you,” she said, smiling.
It seems Paulson's appetite for drama is specifically reserved for RHONY.

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