Actress Lea Michele says she once lived in an apartment that was visited by a ghost, one that would sometimes sing.
The 33-year-old former “Glee” star told her spooky story during an interview with YouTuber-turned-late-night-host Lilly Singh for an episode of “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” this week.
“I feel like a lot of people say, they’re like, ‘Yes, I saw a ghost,’ but like, I really, truly had a ghost in an old apartment that I lived in New York,” she said. “Like, truly, I swear.”
“So, I’m sitting on the bottom floor of this apartment and I hear this like, burst from upstairs and I’m like, ‘Okay, that was really spooky.’ It was a windstorm so I was like, ‘The window must have just, you know, blown open,’” she continued. “I go upstairs, nothing. It’s silent. … Nothing is out of place. I’m alone.”
“And I’m looking at this window and I’m like, ‘Ugh, it’s all in my head,’ and just as I say that, the window goes, ‘Whoosh!’ right in front of me,” she went on.
It only got weirder from there, she explained, later adding that, “Weirdly, I would hear someone singing in the apartment.”
When Singh brought up the common horror movie trope of protagonists continuing to live in haunted houses instead of moving out, Michele lamented, “Am I that girl? I’m the one?”
“I’m the one that’s like, ‘I’ll wait another day,’ and then nope. Bad idea,” she continued.
Michele is not the only celebrity who’s opened up during interviews about their experiences with the paranormal. Actress Lily Collins co-starred alongside Zac Efron in Netflix’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile,” a fictionalized take on the crimes and capture of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, who brutally killed dozens of women all while maintaining the facade of being a likable, upstanding man.
Collins, whose character in the film is based on Bundy’s real-life girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer, said earlier this year that she believes she was visited by the spirits of Bundy’s victims while working on the film.
After explaining how she would often wake up in the middle of the night, sometimes due to “flashes of images,” she said of the strange happenings, “I didn’t feel scared — I felt supported. I felt like people were saying: ‘We’re here listening. We’re here to support. Thank you for telling the story.’”
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