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Lea Michele as Sexy as It Gets in Harper's (photos, video)

Lea Michele as Sexy as It Gets in Harper's (photos, video) 1Lea Michele says she’s heard it all. The star of the hit Fox show “Glee” was told to get a nose job, and any number of times that she was not pretty enough. Now the world is her oyster.

Good thing she stuck with her looks, too. She has a distinctive profile that makes her that much sexier.

She doesn’t look manufactured or fake. Of course, it helps that she has talent to burn.

“I proved them wrong,” she says of the naysayers in a new interview in Harper’s Bazaar.

Her role on “Glee” is changing as her character Rachel Berry, finishes senior year.

But Michele is looking beyond “Glee” these days with an eye on Broadway and the big screen.

Check out Lea’s photos; click to enlarge.

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She already has theater cred. She appeared in Les Miserables, as a child and had a role in the Tony-winning rock musical Spring Awakening.

“I don’t stop,” she says. “It’s my nature. People have to tell me to slow down. I plan on playing every role on Broadway … I want to do movies, make music. Glee is only the beginning.”

There’s no question she has what it takes to play a sex siren.

She turns on the glamour in the Mark Seliger photographs, wearing Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Valentino, Moschino and Lanvin. r.

“I’m five-foot-three,” she muses. “I don’t look like a lot of other people, you know what I mean? I look like I’m 12.”

She’ll make her big screen debut in “Glee Live! 3D!” this month. “My nose is going to look fabulous,” she jokes.

Check out her photos and video below:

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