Hitting the red carpet of the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 18, took a time to defend her recent impersonation which was criticized by the "" actress' fans. Asked by about imitating her fellow TV star, the 20-year-old said, "They are very protective over her and I didn't mean it in any harm at all."
The Haley Dunphy of "", who donned a pink one-shouldered dress at the event, went on elaborating why she imitated Michele's famous pose, "When asks, 'What does she look like on the Red Carpet?' you do it! She's hilarious, and it was just in jest and that was it. I hate that it's gotten to such a level. She knows how to work it, and I can't do what she does!"