Jane Lynch still loves Lea Michele.
Comedian claimedearly departure from 'Funny Girl' on Broadway had 'nothing to do' with casting of former 'Glee' co-stars .
"I had a vacation on August 14th, and after that I had about five shows. It was a six-hour flight, so I thought, 'Let's get this over with,'" Lynch said of her 62. age. She explained to Playbill her decision to end the musical three weeks ahead of schedule.
She added, "She has nothing to do with not wanting to see Leah." "I've been texting Leah. She and I are fine.
'I'm thrilled for her,'" continued the host of "Hollywood Her Game Her Night." I was. She "loved working with Beanie [Feldstein]."
Lynch doubled down, reassuring her fans. none.
Lynch began playing Mrs. Bryce on the show in April. Her first departure was scheduled for September 4.
But nearly a month after the news broke, Michele, 35, Feldstein, the 29-year-old "L Word" alum , told The Hollywood Reporter that August 14th will be her last public appearance.
"Starting the final week on Funny Girl I am so grateful for this immensely talented company led by Beanie Feldstein and the amazing audience that keeps the theater alive!" she said Tuesday.
"I... will be back to see my friend Lea Michele turn on the lights."
As for Feldstein, the "Booksmart" star said that on July 31, as opposed to September 25, it was "less than expected." Hurry up."left.
Feldstein wrote via Instagram last month that she had "made a very difficult decision" to leave "after the production decided to take the show in a different direction." 63}
When news of Michele's appointment broke this month, The "Scream Queens" alum wrote on Instagram, "It's such an honor to join this amazing cast and production and return to the stage playing Fanny Brice on Broadway."
Michele began her career on Broadway as a child actor, last appearing in 2008's Spring Awakening.
Michele apologized to in 2020 and part ofwrote on Instagram.