Glee’s Lea Michele is shooting down rumors that she has a secret eating disorder. The nasty rumor began in 2010 when the actress was spotted at the Teen Choice Awards looking thinner than Calista Flockhart after a seven hour soak in the sauna.
The red carpet appearance immediately led to speculation amongst bloggers that Lea had developed some sort of eating disorder, but Lea tells Allure magazine that Anorexia is not the culprit, but a side effect of jaw surgery.
“I’m half Italian. I can eat some bitches under the table,” the singer-actress tells the magazine when asked about rumors she was starving herself to appear thin.
A longtime vegan, Michele says some people make the mistake of thinking she hardly eats, but that’s just not the case. “People get confused, like, you know, I just eat grass,” she jokes.