Lea Michele Debunks Diva Rumors & Dishes On Her Love Life

Posted Monday December 10, 2012 3:18 PM GMT

Lea Michele exploded onto the entertainment scene with her hit series “Glee,” and the brunette beauty’s celebrity has only blossomed since the show’s finale.

However, the 26-year-old actress admitted to Marie Claire magazine that it’s not always sunshine and roses. In an interview featured in the publication’s January 2013 issue, the starlet opened up about dealing with naysayers and how her co-star-turned-boyfriend has turned her life around … for the better, of course.

On her personality:
“I am a very outspoken person, and if something makes me uncomfortable, you will know that it makes me uncomfortable, but that’s as far as it goes. I can assure you that [diva rumors] aren’t real. It’s super-frustrating sometimes, and I used to fight back, but now I feel like, 'You can think what you want to think about me – that’s OK.' I have the most amazing fans, friends, and family members who have stood by me, and I know that my cast and crew really enjoy working with me. That’s all that matters.”

On the alleged feud with Kate Hudson on "Glee" set:
“I just heard about that, and it f**king sucks. I want you to know I think you’re amazing. [She went] straight to the top of my list because it was so classy of her to take a minute to [address the rumor], even though we both knew it was the biggest piece of crap in the whole world. I told her ‘I love you, and I adore you. Thank you so much for creating a human moment with me.’”

On her boyfriend Cory Monteith:
“I don’t even remember a time when he wasn’t my boyfriend. No one knows me better than Cory. No one knows what it’s been like to go through this more than he does. Feeling like you have that net underneath you allows you to jump higher and go farther. He makes me feel like I can do anything. For the first time in my life, I feel really, really settled and happy. I feel like the luckiest girl in the world.”

On showing off her "girls":
“These babies are great” [she jokes, pointing to her breasts]. They are my prizewinners. For a while they were out and about, showing off on Broadway every night, then they came to L.A. and were like, ‘No one else looks like me here!’ They were nervous to make their appearance but feel they’ve earned their place. So they asked if they could come out, and I was like, ‘All right, you guys.’ They definitely rose to the occasion, so I’m going to continue to give them more opportunities.”

Photo Credit: Eric Charbonneau and Andreas Sjodin for Marie Claire

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