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Lea Michele Covers 'Nylon' Magazine September 2012

Lea Michele Covers 'Nylon' Magazine September 2012

Lea Michele wears cat ears on the cover of Nylon magazine’s September 2012 issue, on newsstands August 28.

Here is what the 25-year-old Glee actress had to share with the mag:

On her days as a child actor: “I was a weird kid. I was eight years old saying I don’t want a day off. I’d like to work every day, please.’”

On her upcoming first solo album: “I want to make songs where girls can just roll down the windows of their car or dance around in their rooms in their underwear, like, I hate my ex-boyfriend! or I’m so in love! Because that’s what I want [to hear]–power-girl songs.”

On shock value: “I feel like I’m the type of person who likes to shock people a little bit, too. For example, when I was in Spring Awakening, every night I had to do this nude scene. I always loved to find the one person in the audience who I knew was going to be uncomfortable—who throughout the show was cringing in their seat—and when [co-star] Jonathan Groff would undo my top, I loved it! I was like, ‘Take that!! How uncomfortable are you right now? I want you to be uncomfortable!”

Ryan Murphy on Lea’s talent: “I always thought she was very original. Then I heard her sing and I knew there was nobody like her. She’s a very rare talent–she’s very specific and unusual and yet also familiar. She’s in that canon of the great singer-actresses—there’s not many of them.”

FYI: Lea is wearing a Marc by Marc Jacobs sweatshirt, Honeydew socks, and an ASOS headband on the cover.

For more from Lea, visit NylonMag.com!

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