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Lea Michele Threw Up While Singing ‘Let It Go’ on Glee

She really did let it go

When Lea Michele sang “Let It Go” on Glee, she took the song’s command literally—and threw up on set.

“The day didn’t start off so well,” she said on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday. “I was singing, there was snow falling. I looked up, trying to make it magical and beautiful, and ended up choking on the snow and vomiting.”

The camera crew got the whole thing all on film—in slo-mo, no less. But Michele eventually got well enough to perform sans barf—and to pretend to be Elsa for the crew’s kids.

“I was like, ‘I am God right now!” she said, referring to the moment she realized the children thought she was actually the star of Frozen. “I am a Disney princess god!”

This article originally appeared on EW.com.

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Your Guide to Hate-Watching Glee’s Final Season

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When bad TV happens to good people

It’s been a long time since the New Directions gave us all goosebumps with the group’s cover of “Don’t Stop Believin.” Since then, the a capella outcasts of William McKinley High School have had many ups and many downs, including incredible covers, interesting guest stars, 3-D films, Twitter hoaxes and the tragedy of losing star Cory Monteith.

Glee, the once popular musical dramedy, hit a ratings low during its fifth season finale with just 1.9 million viewers, and Fox trimmed its final season to 20 episodes. Even worse, the show got pushed to Friday nights. Last season was pretty awful, but the show must go on. So if you’re a Gleek who’s yet to let go, here’s what you need to know before tuning in Friday.

Where we left off

Things got ridiculous last season. Rachel landed the role of Fanny Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway and dropped out of NYADA to focus on her career. She was later upended when Santana became her understudy, which only fueled their feud. Blaine and Kurt got engaged to a sweet cover of “All You Need Is Love” during the Beatles episode. And Finn’s death was pretty much glossed over in a touching episode called “The Quarterback” (more on this below). Sam, Blaine, Artie and Mercedes moved to New York after graduation. Sam and Mercedes had an odd relationship in New York that ended when Mercedes left the city to go on a mall tour with Brittany and Santana, who got back together. Oh, we’re not done yet. Puck and Quinn, who reunited on the show’s 100th episode, got back together despite sharing a child together in the first season. Seriously, all of this happened. And to top it all off, at the end of the season, Rachel left Broadway to pursue a career in TV while the glee club was disbanded by whom other than Sue Sylvester. There were also guest stars like Shirley Maclaine, Demi Lovato and Peter Facinelli, and some returning ones like Gwyneth Paltrow and Whoopi Goldberg.

The struggle without Cory Monteith

The show said farewell to its quarterback Finn Hudson when Monteith died at 31 of a heroin overdose in July of 2013. The star dated on-screen girlfriend Lea Michele in real life, which was reflected in the goodbye episode that seemed as much a tribute to Monteith as it did to his character. The show’s creator Ryan Murphy explained that this final season was supposed to wrap up the love between Michele and Monteith’s Rachel and Finn. At the end of season six, Lea [Michele’s] Rachel was going to have become a big Broadway star, the role she was born to play. Finn was going to have become a teacher, settled down happily in Ohio, at peace with his choice and no longer feeling like a Lima loser. The very last line of dialogue was to be this: Rachel comes back to Ohio, fulfilled and yet not, and walks into Finn’s glee club. “What are you doing here?” he would ask. “I’m home,” she would reply. Fade out. The end.”

What we know about the final season

Rachel and Kurt have moved home to Lima to bring the New Directions back to life against Sue’s wishes. There are a handful of new characters, bullies and outsiders, who bring back memories of season one (arguably the show’s best), but will likely seem a little been-there-done-that at this stage. Originals like Mark Salling, Dianna Agron, Naya Rivera and Heather Morris will be back as well. “They’re all back home kind of to lick their wounds,” Jane Lynch told Entertainment Tonight.

Songs to expect

“Let It Go” is the most publicized of the numbers and was released earlier this week. No word on whether Rachel’s on-screen mother Idina Menzel, who sings the original from Frozen, will make another guest appearance. There have also been cuts of Darren Criss’ Blaine covering Ed Sheeran’s “Sing” and clips of the entire club tackling A-ha’s eighties hit “Take on Me.”

The two-hour season premier is set to air on Friday at 8 p.m. E.T.

Get your slushies ready.

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Watch the First Full Song from the Final Season of Glee

Darren Criss takes on Ed Sheeran in "Sing"

The first full performance from the sixth and final season of Glee is out, and you can watch it.

The newly released clip, featuring Darren Criss as Blane, is from the two-hour season premier set to air on Jan. 9. The song, performed by all-male group the Warblers, is a cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Sing.”

Lea Michele’s pipes don’t feature in the clip, but she does make an appearance as the audience.

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Listen to Lea Michele Sing ‘Let It Go’ on Glee

The cover will be available on iTunes on Tuesday, and the final season of Glee premieres Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on FOX.

Glee is getting Frozen.

Lea Michele will belt out the now-classic Disney tune “Let It Go” on the season 6 premiere of the FOX musical dramedy – and PEOPLE has an exclusive first listen to the former Broadway star‘s rendition of the Oscar-winning ballad (which was sung in the film by her Glee mom, Idina Menzel).

After taking a detour to New York the past two seasons, the final season of Glee picks up a few years after last season and finds many of the show’s original glee club members back in Lima, Ohio.

Not much else has been revealed about the final season, but if this version of “Let It Go” is any indication, fans can expect a plethora of crowd-pleasing hits.

Michele’s cover of “Let It Go” will be available on iTunes on Tuesday, and the final season of Glee premieres Friday Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. ET on FOX.

This article originally appeared on People.com

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Rachel and Kurt Return to McKinley in Glee Final Season Teaser

For Glee‘s sixth and final season, Rachel and Kurt are returning to McKinley High to reinstate the Glee Club. And from the looks of the trailer, that involves butting heads with Ms. Sylvester, running into The Dalton Academy Warblers and, of course, singing “Let It Go.”

But where’s Idina Menzel?

Glee‘s sixth season kicks off with a two-hour premiere on Friday, Jan. 9 on Fox.

This article originally appeared on EW.com

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Emma Roberts and Jamie Lee Curtis Reportedly Cast in Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens

'Emma Roberts at the American Horror Story: Freak Show' red carpet premiere in Los Angeles.
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Scream Queens will take place at a college campus where a number of murders take place

Ryan Murphy has found his scream queens.

The creator of Glee and American Horror Story is prepping what he calls a “whole new genre” of “comedy-horror” with a new anthology that has cast two stars so far.

Emma Roberts and Jamie Lee Curtis–who got her big break with a lot of shrieking in the 1978 scary staple Halloween–will star in Scream Queens, which premieres next fall on Fox, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Murphy had previously said that the production was conducting a nationwide search for “two female leads … as well as 10 other supporting roles.”

It’s not yet known which characters they will play, but the first season will take place at a college campus that’s become the site of several murders. Like American Horror Story — which Roberts has appeared on — later seasons of the show will feature entirely new plots.


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New Ryan Murphy Anthology Scream Queens Coming to Fox

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“We hope to create a whole new genre — comedy-horror"

Ryan Murphy really loves his anthologies.

Fox has announced a straight-to-series order for Scream Queens, a new anthology series with hour-long episodes from Murphy and his Glee and American Horror Story co-creator Brad Falchuk, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The 15-episode series will premiere next fall and focus on a college campus that becomes the site of several murders.

“We hope to create a whole new genre — comedy-horror — and the idea is for every season to revolve around two female leads,” Murphy said in a statement. “We’ve already begun a nationwide search for those women, as well as 10 other supporting roles.”

It’s the second new anthology series from Murphy coming to television soon. Earlier this month, FX, the home of American Horror Story, announced American Crime Story, which will devote its first 10-episode season to the O.J. Simpson trial.


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See Neil Patrick Harris’ Best Roles

The actor chronicles his journey from squeaky-clean teen to murder suspect in his book, Choose Your Own Autobiography

Neil Patrick Harris’ memoir, Choose Your Own Autobiography, promises to trace the actor’s long career — from a nerdy 14-year-old prodigy doctor in Doogie Howser to a metaphorical ladykiller on How I Met Your Mother to a potential actual ladykiller in Gone Girl. Here’s a look at NPH’s many roles as his book hits shelves on Oct. 14.

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Lea Michele Will ‘Let It Go’ on Glee’s Final Season

The cold never bothered Glee anyway.

Lea Michele will sing “Let It Go,” the hit song from Disney’s Frozen, during the final season of the Fox program, Entertainment Weekly confirms after the actress hinted at the performance on Twitter Friday night.

It’s a fitting choice considering Idina Menzel, the song’s original singer, played the mother of Michele’s character on the show.

The performance will also be the second time in the next few months that a piece of the hit animated movie will come to television. Once Upon a Time, which airs on the Disney-owned ABC, will feature a Frozen storyline starring Georgina Haig as Elsa in its upcoming fourth season — though producers warn not to expect any musical numbers.


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After Pregnancy Tweet, Lea Michele’s Publicist Says Her Twitter Account Hacked

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Lea Michele on Friday became the second Glee star to have her Twitter account hacked in as many days.

“Before this gets out to the media, I would like to announce to my fans that I am pregnant #BabyBoy,” read a message posted on her Twitter account. But Michele was hacked, the 27-year-old’s publicist confirmed to TIME. The publicist, however, did not touch upon the pregnancy question.

Michele’s tweet was met with skepticism by many after another Glee star, Chris Colfer, appeared on Thursday to tweet that he had been fired from the popular FOX show. But the show’s producers also said that Colfer was a hacking victim.

“We’ve been alerted that Chris Colfer’s Twitter account has been hacked,” read a statement to TIME from 20th Century Fox Television. “Rumors of his dismissal from Glee could not be further from the truth. We love Chris and look forward to working with him again this season.”


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