Alex Newell Quotes
Alex Newell ?oncè (born Alex Eugene Newell) is an American actor and singer. He is best known for playing the transgender student Unique Adams on the Fox musical series Glee
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Thanks to President Barack Obama, under the Affordable Care Act, millions more people will be eligible for health insurance, including many people with HIV.
It will be impossible for us to eradicate HIV as long as any corner of the world is cut off from the education and services that we know helps stop the spread of this disease.
On 'Glee,' we often tackle the tough topics that young people face - in fact, my recurring character, Wade 'Unique' Adams, is a transgender teenager who finds herself navigating a lot of the same problems many young people face around the globe.
I grew up about 30 minutes north of Boston in a town that was a virtual melting pot - I was exposed to all different backgrounds, cultures, and religions, fueling my personal interests in global issues.
Singing is my passion, regardless of anything else that I've ever done. That's the one thing that no one can ever take away from me is my voice, and that is what I really want to do.
I tend to hide behind my status of being a diva; it's easy for me to embrace that part of me and seek confidence by being a bit outrageous at times.
Of course I took something from the [Glee set]. I took my entire shoe collection, that's all I would ever need.
Playing Unique hasnâ??t changed how I feel about myself, but it has changed how I hold myself. Unique is so confident that I found myself [saying], â??You need to be the role model that your character intends you to be.â??
I always wanted to be on Glee. As soon as the pilot aired, I said I needed to be on the show.
Other than my sexuality, I am vulnerable regarding my physical appearance, as I am not what people considered ideal by most standards. For the entertainment business, I am not the body type of what is typically cast for television or movies.
I have so many [on-set Glee BFFs]. I love Kevin (McHale). I love Amber (Riley); Amber and I are essentially the same person, even though oneâ??s fiercer than the otherâ??donâ??t tell her itâ??s me. I love Chris Colfer, heâ??s a gem. Melissa (Benoist) and Blake (Jenner), I love them. Weâ??re such a tight-knight family because we spend so much time together.