How Idina Menzel Really Felt Playing Lea Michele’s Mom on Glee
Idina Menzel was more than pleased to grace the Glee stage over 11 years in the past—regardless of one element.
The Broadway star—who first caught the attention of Gleeks in all places when she landed the reoccurring function of Lea Michele‘s organic mother within the collection—touched on the subject throughout a current questionnaire with InStyle.
“The scene that was essentially the most memorable [on Glee] was in all probability singing ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ with Lea Michele,” Idina recalled. Nonetheless, the Frozen actress, 50, then cracked slightly joke, hinting about her casting as Lea’s mom. “She was 26, and I in all probability ought to’ve been her older sister,” she continued, including, “However I haven’t got a chip on my shoulder about that.”
On the time of Idina’s first on-screen look in 2010, the actress would’ve been round 39, and properly—the mathematics for an age hole between sisters for her and co-star Lea, could add up just a bit extra looking back.