Even if you watch Girls online with you finger on the pause button so you can jot down all of Hannah's profound observations about relationships, gender equality, and dessert, you probably occasionally find Lena Dunham obnoxious.

She's naked all the time for seemingly no reason; she complains constantly despite being born into a life of obscene wealth and privilege; and she once called Amanda Bynes a "genius."

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Lena Dunham finds herself at the center of controversy again this week following some ill-advised comments she made about the Bill Cosby rape scandal.

Asked by Time Out New York if she believed her friend and Girls collaborator Judd Apatow is "obsessed" with the allegations against Cosby, Dunham replied, "It's sort of like saying someone is obsessed with the Holocaust."

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Last week, Lena Dunham's memoir Not That Kind of Girl became a source of widespread controversy for the second time, when conservative blogger John Nolte claimed to have uncovered evidence that Dunham lied about being raped.

Nolte allowed for the possibility that Dunham had been sexually assaulted while she was in college, but he stated that she'd intentionally misled readers with regard to the identity of her attacker, thus ruining an innocent man's life in the process.

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Lena Dunham Quotes

My mother and I have a massive fight when I choose to wear a banana-printed belly shirt and pink leggings to the Vatican.

I am 20 years old and hate myself. My hair, my face, the curve of my stomach. The way my voice comes out wavering and my poems come out maudlin.