Lea Michele Son Hospitalized for ‘Scary Health Issue’ – Billboard
Lea Michele shared a vulnerable update with fans on Wednesday (March 22) after her son Leo was admitted to the hospital with an undisclosed health issue.
“I’m sorry but unfortunately I won’t be at @FunnyGirlBwy today. We are in the hospital with our son who has a terrible health problem and I need to be here, ”the actress wrote in her Instagram stories, announcing that she would turn down her lead role in the Broadway play. funny girl for evening. “I’m sorry. Please send us some love and strength.” She also shared a photo of her arm wrapping around a 2-year-old from his hospital bed.
Michelle did not share why it was her son and husband Zandi Reich who ended up in the hospital, but funny girl announced earlier this month that it would close this fall. After the final show on September 3, the show will embark on its first North American tour.
Ahead of news of the impending final curtain, Michelle’s revival of the 1964 musical starring Barbra Streisand, originally starring Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, broke box office records. In the week leading up to Christmas, the show grossed over $2 million from eight performances, setting a new record for the August Wilson Theatre.
In February, Michelle again spoke about claims, which have gone viral in recent years, that she bullies others on set. jubilationand how the backlash affected her view of funny girl. “What I said to myself as I entered funny girl was: “If I can’t consider my role as a leader offstage as important as my role as a leader on stage, then I shouldn’t be in this play,” she told playwright Jeremy O. Harris for Interview Log.
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