The 30-year-old actress perched nude on a wall while gazing up at the cloudy sky. To preserve a little bit of modesty, Michele added a leaf emoji to cover up her exposed backside. Michele shared the photo on Instagram with the caption: "Loving you so far 2017."
Michele's 4.2 million clearly loved the steamy picture. After posting on Instagram on Sunday evening, the photo received more than 140k likes and more than 1400 comments.
The Scream Queens star celebrated New Year's Eve with her pals Jesse Metcalfe and Cara Santana.
Michele also posted a video that was a montage of her Instagram posts from the past year. She shared the video with caption: "2016 was a great year full of many new adventures! Can't wait to share all that's to come in 2017! Wishing all of you a happy and healthy New Year!"
Lea Michele isn't the only celebrity that shared sexy snaps on social media to bring in the New Year. Also on Sunday, Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale posted two jaw-dropping photos that showed off her incredibly toned figure. See the pics here.
Other celebrities that shared photos on social media for New Year's Eve included Rob Kardashian, pop superstar Miley Cyrus, and Jennifer Lopez posted a snap while hanging out with "One Dance" rapper Drake.
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