Jamie Lee Curtis (left) and Lea Michele. (Photo: Monica Schipper via Getty Images)
Author and podcast host Danny Pellegrino tweeted out the snippy snippet, which happened amid a discussion about “Spring Awakening,” the Tony-winning musical that gave Michele and Groff their big breaks.
“Was the show nominated [for a Tony]?” Curtis asked.
“We won eight Tony awards,” Michele replied.
“Yes, you did. But you didn’t, Lea,” Curtis drily noted, to Groff’s laughter.
JLC was savage for this. pic.twitter.com/REHO0pIMXA
— Danny Pellegrino (@DannyPellegrino) July 29, 2022
It should be noted that Curtis and Michele were cast members on “Scream Queens,” so Michele may have taken the joke in stride.
The “Glee” star has faced her share of controversy, including when was accused in 2020 by former cast member Samantha Ware of making her time on the show a “living hell” due to “traumatic microaggressions.”
As such, some Twitter users were gleeful over Curtis’ cutting remark.
Hello police? I would like to report a homicide... https://t.co/zfgyiYXAEy
— Rahul Puri (@rahulpuri) July 29, 2022
this is the first time I’ve ever heard a murder on a podcast https://t.co/RZhGwbxaUw
— 𝚊𝚕𝚎𝚡 𝚌𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚣 (@alexhcranz) July 29, 2022
Officially renaming her Jamie Lee Curtains cuz she just ended Lea 👏
— Colin Rothamel (@ColinRothamel) July 29, 2022
She can sell anything man—laxative yogurt, wind chimes, a sick burn.
— Diana Metzger (@iamdianametzger) July 29, 2022
no because i would commit literal crimes to know what lea michele’s face looked like in this moment https://t.co/DbE4UM5DsP
— kenna (@mouseabolition) July 29, 2022
Michele might have another shot at a Tony as she prepares to take over the lead role in Broadway’s “Funny Girl.”
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This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.