Chris Colfer breaks silence after throwing shade at ‘Glee’ co-star Lea Michele

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Chris Colfer attends the Build Series Presents Chris Colfer Discussing "Stranger Than Fanfiction" at Build Studio on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

After announcing that he will not be watching Lea Michele on “Funny Girl,” actor Chris Colfer addresses his “painful memories” on “Glee.”

Despite his success in the television series, Chris Colfer has recently been the subject of controversy due to drama involving “Glee” co-star Lea Michele. When asked if he planned to watch “Funny Girl,” Colfer joked that his “day suddenly just got so full” before admitting, “No, I can be triggered at home.”

In a recent interview with KTLA 5 Morning News, the singer-actor discussed the 10th anniversary of his own children’s book series, “The Land of Stories,” as well as his latest remark on Lea Michele’s rendition of “Funny Girl.”

Colfer explained:

“I think there is a lot about my time on Glee that I would love to discuss in detail. Not just about the drama everyone knows about but also my time on the show and what it was like to be an out teenager in this industry, back then.”

When asked if he would write about his time on “Glee,” the New York Times bestselling author stated that he still enjoys his craft and does not want to relive any past drama.

He said:

“I’ve had many opportunities to do it and I just feel like my books are doing so well and I’m making so many families happy right now. So, why go back and relive some painful memories?”

While Lea Michele is living her dream as the lead in Broadway’s “Funny Girl,” the public continues to criticize the star for her alleged drama on “Glee.”

The “Funny Girl” actress has faced online backlash. This criticism arose after one of her former co-stars, Samantha Marie Ware, accused her of “creating a bad work environment” on the Fox series set. Following the revelation, brands such as HelloFresh US announced the end of their partnership with the star.

Michele has since apologized for the incident.