Fans call out Lea Michele’s sexier ‘Funny Girl’ costumes in viral video

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Lea Michele may be playing Fanny Brice in Broadway’s “Funny Girl” for a few days, but her performance has already raised eyebrows.

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It was announced in July that the 36-year-old “Glee” actress would replace original star Benny Feldstein, and fans are already comparing the two women.

viral tiktok, Originally posted by a user Elena Noel, has surfaced showing how Feldstein’s finale dress had heavy sleeves, while Michelle’s was sleeveless, alleging that the costume change was evidence of fatphobia.


“in this [the producers] No more than three seconds to remove the sleeves for Fanny’s final dress after Benny left,” she said. , felt and noted.”

Another video using Noel’s footage The stage has garnered over 1.1 million views, drawing attention to the differences between the two actresses’ costumes.

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“Shorten the assets, shorten the dress, because bodies are for celebrating, right?” A TikToker named Lily captioned the clip which was a duet with Noel.


#stitch With @jordanrothofficial they got Benny so dirty. #fyp

Original Soundtrack – Alaina Noel

Michelle began her turn on stage as Fanny Brice on September 6.

Another person duet Noel’s snap, captioning TikTok: “SO F – – KED UP REALLY WTF!?!?! Broadway claims to be ‘inclusive’ but they miss the mark every time. “

On Twitter, viewers also saw the changes with a fan understood: “I know there’s a lot of talk about ‘Funny Girl’ but there’s something that I think may be seen as a small detail to some people but it’s an important discussion; Fanny Key finale dress. Sleeves after Benny leaves production. And with Lee’s debut comes a new cut.”

a person replied to a picture of a “Funny Girl” billboard, lamenting how the “Booksmart” star didn’t get the same level of advertising.

One fan tweeted, “It baffles me that they didn’t.” “Maybe it’s just coincidence, but refusing to take real photos of a plus size actress because it might be bad for advertising is really sad. And then immediately doing actual photos for Lea Michele rebrand. Maybe a stretch?”

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