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Lea Michele & 'Glee' Stars Reminisce About Getting In Trouble While Filming the Pilot Episode

Lea Michele is the guest on her Glee co-stars Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz‘s podcast Showmance: Glee Recap Edition and they opened up about filming the pilot episode!

The three actors revealed that the young cast of the show once got in big trouble with series creator Ryan Murphy while filming the “Don’t Stop Believin’” scene. After the New Directions members finished their number, they had to perform it again while the camera was on Matthew Morrison to catch his reactions.

“We were futzing around so badly that when it was Matt Morrison‘s coverage to watch us and cry,” Jenna started to say before Lea chimed in and said, “That is the best story of the whole pilot.”

“We were dancing and we’re eye-line so the camera was not on us and he’s like dance for Matt so he can see you guys dance and we were like humping each other and all of a sudden, the voice of God, Ryan Murphy, comes in and he’s like, ‘Stop f–king around!’” Jenna said.

“He didn’t scream,” Lea said. “This is what happened. We worked so hard to learn ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ so finally we shot it, we did our coverage… And then we filmed it and our coverage was done and we were like, literally, ‘We Are the Champions’ started to play. So then they turn the camera around on Matt and we just think, ‘Now we can totally f–k around.’ And as Matt‘s watching us, we were legit humping each other and Ryan comes over and says in that deep voice, ‘Matthew Morrison has to produce tears right now. You have to do the number exactly how you did it.’”

“And I didn’t even think. Oh, of course, we should do our f–king jobs,” Lea added. Kevin chimed in and said, “I was so scared. I was like, ‘we’re all getting fired. I’m getting fired.’”

Lea said, “I do remember at first, I was like, this isn’t a big deal, and as we were doing the number, I was like, ‘Oh f–k. That was not good.’”

“It was a stern voice,” Lea said about how Ryan reacted. Kevin said, “And we shut up. We didn’t speak to each other. We just did it.”

“In my mind I was like, I just want to keep humping each other,” Lea jokingly added.

You can listen to the full podcast now!

READ MORE: Lea Michele Reveals This ‘Glee’ Scene with Cory Monteith Makes Her Emotional Now

Lea Michele Reveals This 'Glee' Scene with Cory Monteith Makes Her Emotional Now

Lea Michele is the first guest on her Glee co-stars Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz‘s new podcast, in which they will be recapping old episodes of their fan favorite series.

The 33-year-old actress joined her friends to talk about the pilot, which she rewatched right before recording the podcast.

Lea dated co-star Cory Monteith for several years, right up until he unexpectedly died in 2013 from an accidental overdose. She opened up about how one of his scenes made her emotional during this rewatch, even though it never did in the past.

“The moments that made me so emotional were not anything that ever has made me emotional before about the show. One of them was when [Cory] took [Kevin] out of that port-a-potty. There were so many moments that you see the whole arc of a character for a whole season in one moment. Him taking [Kevin] out of that bathroom, and you see Finn’s heart. Oh my God,” Lea said.

Kevin also said that the scene was one his “most memorable parts” of filming the pilot.

You can listen to the full podcast now!

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Lea Michele Reacts to Lindsay Lohan's Shady Comment About Her Casting in 'Little Mermaid' Live!

Lea Michele has finally shared her reaction to Lindsay Lohan‘s shady comment towards her!

While on Watch What Happens Live on Thursday (December 19) with Liam Payne, a caller phoned in and asked the 33-year-old actress and singer about Lindsay‘s comment she made after it was announced that Lea was cast to play Ariel in The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl.

“I know, I saw that!” Lea replied. “It was very interesting.”

“They announced that I was playing Ariel at the Hollywood Bowl and I think she wrote like, ‘What?’ Or something… I find it to be an honor, truly,” Lea admitted, to which host Andy Cohen asked, “To be shaded by Lindsay Lohan?”

“Yes! It’s classic, classic,” Lea admitted. “Because, obviously, like it’s at the Hollywood Bowl, I’m not like, you know, but it was great. I’m down with it. Of course! So, there’s no bad blood there!”

Later during her appearance, Lea Michele is asked if she has been approached for the role of Elphaba in Wicked and says if she would be into it.

READ MORE: Lea Michele & Jonathan Groff Duet ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’ on ‘The Tonight Show’ – Watch Here!

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Lea Michele Kicks Off Her Holiday Concert Residency in NYC!

Lea Michele is full of glee and Christmas cheer while performing during the first night of her holiday residency!

The 33-year-old actress and singer launched her three-night residency at the Concert Hall for the NY Society of Ethical Culture on Thursday (December 19) in New York City.

Lea performed songs from her new holiday album Christmas in the City during the concert.

“What an incredible first night of my Christmas concerts in NYC! Thank you all SO much for coming and making this night so special,” Lea tweeted after the show.

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Lea Michele & Jonathan Groff Duet 'I'll Be Home for Christmas' on 'The Tonight Show' - Watch Here!

Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff reunited onstage on last night’s (December 16) episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to sing a Holiday tune!

The 33-year-old singer and the 34-year-old actor performed a special duet of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” for the Tonight Show audience.

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Lea and Jonathan, who are real-life besties and also former Spring Awakening and Glee co-stars, recently took to the recording studio to include the holiday duet on Michele‘s new album, Christmas in the City.

READ MORE: Lea Michele & Jonathan Groff Buddy Up for New York Stage & Film Winter Gala 2019!

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Lea Michele Reveals Husband Zandy Reich Already Gave Her A Christmas Gift!

Lea Michele stuns in a powder blue coat while arriving for an interview in New York City on Friday afternoon (December 13).

The 33-year-old singer stopped by SiriusXM to chat about her new holiday album.

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The day before, Lea stopped by PeopleNow where she revealed that husband Zandy Reich has already given her a Christmas gift.

“He gave me my gift the other night, and I was like it doesn’t really work that way,” Lea laughed about the situation. “I had wanted this really cozy sweatsuit and he got it for me.”

She went on to reveal that her family are more experience gift givers than anything else.

“We do this thing where we all pick an activity – we don’t say what it is, and then we [go do it]…and it also becomes a little bit of a competition too.”

READ MORE: Lea Michele Talks About Holiday Traditions with Husband Zandy Reich!

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Lea Michele Reacts To BFF Jonathan Groff's New Role in 'The Matrix 4'

Lea Michele keeps dry underneath a huge umbrella while out with her mom, , in New York City on Monday afternoon (December 9).

The 33-year-old actress and singer spent some time with her mom, Edith, and made a stop at Tiffany & Co. for a little holiday shopping.

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After news broke about Jonathan Groff‘s casting for The Matrix 4, Lea was one of the first to react to it.

“Omg this has been the hardest secret EVER for me to keep!!!” she wrote on Twitter. “I am so proud of my incredible best friend!!! This is going to be so AMAZING!!”

The longtime BFFs were seen out just the day before for the New York Stage & Film Winter Gala.

READ MORE: Jonathan Groff Joins Cast of ‘The Matrix 4′

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