Lea Michele (born August 29, 1986) is an American stage and television actress and singer, who is known for her roles in Broadway musicals, particularly for her starring role as Wendla in Spring Awakening. Lea currently stars in Glee as Rachel Berry.
Putting an end to the rumor madness, Ryan Murphy cleared the air regarding rumors that Naya Rivera was fired from "Glee" due to conflicts with Lea Michele.
While chatting with "Extra," the show's creator assured fans that both girls are returning to the show for the final season. "I always marvel at the things that become headline news that most of the time are completely fabricated."