My mom is the best. Her cooking was not. My ode to never turning on a stove/the magic of @SimmonsLaurie 🥄 https://t.co/IIVVXHdDSP
Jenna Lyons , Lena Dunham - Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala: Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology at the Met Museum - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 3rd May 2016
The writer and producer said that the online world had been the source of every "true pain" in her life.
‘Girls’ creator and actor Lena Dunham has spoken out about the effect that negative comments written on the internet about her have had on her personal life, saying that the online world has been the source of “every piece of true pain” she has experienced.
29 year old Dunham announced earlier this month that she had quit Twitter, using somebody to post on her behalf, because it had ceased to become a “safe space” for her. Now, in an interview to go along with her topless photoshoot for the new edition of Harper’s Bazaar, she reveals that she has a love/hate relationship with the internet itself, and has been greatly affected by things she has read about her on various sites.
Lena Dunham has declared her love/hate relationship with the internet
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Reveals A Love / Hate Relationship With The Internet
Although her account is still active, she composes her tweets and sends them to a colleague who posts on her behalf.
Lena Dunham has announced that she no longer uses Twitter and now has somebody else posting updates on her behalf, citing a recent barrage of what she describes as “verbal abuse”.
The ‘Girls’ creator, who also recently suggested that the hit HBO show would end after a sixth season, was speaking to Kara Swisher on the ‘Re/code Decode’ radio podcast. She said earlier this year that she no longer had Twitter on her phone, but that she still composed tweets and sent them to a friend who was posting in her place, saying “we gotta create systems that make us feel safe”.
However, she’s now elaborated on the relationship she has with the social media site. “I don’t look at Twitter anymore. I have a really great person [who tweets for me]. I tweet, but I do it through someone else,” Dunham said. “I don’t even know my Twitter password. Which may make me seem like I’m no longer a community user, and that would be true.”
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Reveals She's Stopped Using Twitter
Blake Lively had to clarify some remarks she made about Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ music video.
Blake Lively, the 28-year-old Age of Adaline actor and wife of Ryan Reynolds, wasn’t mocking Taylor Swift with her recent Instagram post. Lively posted a picture in which she joked – as she later clarified in good humour – about being part of a music video for John Legend’s cover of Swift single ‘Bad Blood’.
Blake Lively appearing on Good Morning America in Times Square, New York, in April 2015.
The new track has reached over 21 million streams in just five days, out-performing 1D's 'Drag Me Down'.
According to the streaming service, the single has notched up the highest first-week streaming total globally, with the song being played more than 21 million times in five days. This beat the total of 20 million achieved by 1D’s first Zayn-less track ‘Drag Me Down’, which was released at the end of July.
Justin Bieber at the MTV VMAs
Justin Bieber's new single 'What Do You Mean?' was flagged up by the 'Girls' creator on Twitter.
On Monday (August 31st), the day after Bieber performed part of the track during a medley of several tracks coming from his as-yet-untitled album at the MTV VMAs, she tweeted: “Let's do away with pop songs where a girl nods yes when she means no and vice versa, k?”
Lena Dunham on the set of 'Girls'
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Criticises Lyrics Of New Justin Bieber Song
Miley Cyrus has criticised Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ music video.
The rest of the world may be head over heels in love with Taylor Swift but Miley Cyrus isn’t quite as impressed. Cyrus criticised Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ video in an interview with Marie Claire, also taking a pop at those who criticise her for being comfortable with her body and sexual identity.
Miley Cyrus at the 2015 Met Gala in New York in May.
Ryan Adams is covering Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’.
Ryan Adams has plans to cover the whole of Taylor Swift’s album, 1989. The 40-year-old singer announced the news on Wednesday (5th August) on Instagram and Twitter. Recording of the cover has already begun and Adams shared a series of short videos from his recording sessions with his followers on social media.
Taylor Swift at the Brit Awards in 2015.
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Continue reading: Taylor Swift Is Super Excited About Ryan Adams Covering Her ‘1989’ Album
The 'Girls' actor and best-selling author is planning to enter to blogosphere with a new weekly newsletter, entitled 'Lenny'.
Lena Dunham is looking to enter the digital publishing industry on top her work in TV and film, with the news that she’s to collaborate with the launch of a regular feminist newsletter later this year.
The 29 year old creator and star of HBO’s ‘Girls’ is teaming up with one of the show’s runners Jenni Konner for a newsletter called Lenny, a weekly e-mail bulletin that will offer content and advice aimed at young women “where there’s no such thing as too much information.”
Lena Dunham is planning to roll out a weekly e-mail newsletter about politics, feminism and lifestyle
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Planning 'Goop'-Style Newsletter About Feminism And Politics
The Obama’s eldest daughter is said to be interested in filmmaking.
Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia has landed what sounds like a dream job for most 17 year olds, working on the set of HBO series ‘Girls’. The 17 year old, who celebrated her birthday yesterday, is said to be interested in pursuing a career in TV or film after she graduates next year.
Lena Dunham will be keeping Malia busy this summer.
Malia was spotted by TMZ hanging out on the set of ‘Girls’ on Thursday. The President’s daughter was pictured sipping a soft drink while the series filmed on location in Brooklyn hipster restaurant, Aurora Ristorante.
The ‘Girls’ star looks to be asking boyfriend Jack Antonoff to put a ring on it after gay marriage was legalised across the United States.
After Friday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling which saw gay marriage legalised across the United States, 'Girls' actress Lena Dunham decided to take the opportunity to drop a not very subtle hint towards her boyfriend of three years, musician Jack Antonoff.
Lena Dunham and her boyfriend of three years Jack Antonoff.
‘Woke up to learn that love is free! Thank you to all those who fought so hard to make this historic moment happen,’ Dunham tweeted on Friday morning. ‘Weddings are about to get a lot less boring. Let's use this victory as a reminder to keep pushing for equality on every frontier. We have the power!’
Lena Dunham, rocking out with the best of them.
Lena Dunham, everybody. The Girls creator guested on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Friday night and it served as the perfect occasion to bring back... wait for it... LIP SYNC BATTLE. Oh yeah! The two battled against each other over eight minutes, with Fallon trying his lips at Charlene’s “I’ve Never Been to Me” and RUN-DMC’s “Run’s House” and Dunham taking on Calvin Harris’ “Outside” (feat. Ellie Goulding) and Queen’s “Fat Bottomed Girls.”
Who knew Lena Dunham had so much diva in her?
Recently, Fallon has branched out and created a full show, based on his most successful skit. The show, aptly named Lip Sync Battle is hosted by LL Cool J and airs on Spike TV. But Dunham wanted to go back to the source to find a platform for her – rather impressive – lip syncing talents.
Sarah Palin has attacked Lena Dunham.
Sarah Palin has attacked the Girls creator Lena Dunham, dubbing her a "paedophile" for comments she made in her memoir Not That Kind of Girl. Dunham had written that as a 7-year-old girl she gave candy to her 1-year-old sister in exchange for a look at her vagina.
Sarah Palin called Lena Dunham a "paedophile" for comments she made in her memoir
Now, Palin used the remarks as a way of defending the 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar, currently embroiled in sexual abuse accusations.
Continue reading: Yep, Sarah Palin Just Called Lena Dunham A Paedophile
It's here, and it's stunning.
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar was not a combination we ever thought we'd see, but with their collaboration on 'Bad Blood' - alongside a host of other celebrities in the hotly anticipated video - seems this pop starlet is ever expanding her much-loved sound.
[L-R] Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Cindy Crawford in 'Bad Blood'
There might be a whole action movie vibe to the video, which opened at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards yesterday (May 17th 2015), but there's not much to it in terms of plot. It opens with Catastrophe (Taylor Swift) and Arsyn (Selena Gomez) seemingly working together to defeat a horde of masked assassins, before Arsyn - with her eyes on the prize - takes out Catastrophe too. Then she finds herself at Welvin Da Great's (Kendrick Lamar) headquarters being - for want of a better word - 'repaired' by The Trinity (Hailee Steinfeld x3) before rallying her army of scantily clad beauties to go against her newfound enemy.
Continue reading: Taylor Swift Goes Latex Mad In The Female Led 'Bad Blood' Epic [Video]
Taylor Swift tweets to reveal the final character in the hotly awaited video for her new single.
It's not often a simple music video receives this much hype before anyone has even seen it - but the video for Taylor Swift's new single 'Bad Blood' looks to be anything but simple. It's a celebrity-packed spectacle with a Sin City-like visual style, and Swift has just revealed the lead actress at the centre of all the drama is Selena Gomez, playing a femme fatale named Arsyn.
Girl power: Swift teams up with other female stars in Bad Blood
Selena Gomez joins Swift (who plays Catastrophe) and a long list of other female stars in the video, including Gigi Hadid (as Slay-Z), Hayley Williams (The Crimson Curse), Ellie Goulding (Destructa X), Lena Dunham (Lucky Fiori) and Jessica Alba (Domino).
Continue reading: Taylor Swift Teases 'Bad Blood' Video One Final Time
'Bad Blood' is getting its premiere at the Billboard Music Awards this Sunday, and it looks like we're in for a treat judging by Swift's Instagram page!
Taylor Swift has been teasing what looks like a pretty special video for ‘Bad Blood’ ahead of its debut next week. Over the last three days, the singer has been uploading some kick-ass looking Sin City-style posters casting herself and some of her friends as a team of superheroes.
On May 7th, Swift posted a noir-ish looking picture of herself on her Instagram page, dressed in a leather motorcycle-style jacket and looking straight down the camera, with the words “Taylor Swift starring as ‘Catastrophe’. The picture also contained the words “Bad Blood” with the tagline “Band-Aids Don’t Fix Bullet Holes”, in the style of a movie poster.
Continue reading: Taylor Swift Assembling Team Of Superheroes For 'Bad Blood' Video
Cynthia Nixon plays a 'Sex and the City' naming game in a recent TV interview.
Appearing on the chat show 'Watch What Happens Live!' last Thursday (30 April), Cynthia Nixon was asked by host Andy Cohen to suggest which 'Sex and the City' characters a variety of famous faces would be. And the results were certainly interesting: the actress was quick to name Queen Elizabeth II as Charlotte, both Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama as Carries, and Beyonce as Samantha.
Cynthia Nixon still keeps in touch with all the 'Sex and the City' ladies
But who does Cynthia think would make a good Miranda, the feisty lawyer she played in the popular HBO series? She reckons Hillary Clinton, Lena Dunham and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would all be a good fit. And then there's Gandhi, who would be - who else - Mr Big, according to Cynthia.
Continue reading: Ever Wondered Which SATC Characters Oprah And Gandhi Would Be?
The 'Girls' writer and star was speaking to Variety about the hit series' future.
Lena Dunham has spoken of her desire to make a movie adaptation of ‘Girls’ – eventually. The comedic mastermind revealed that she has harboured the ambition for a while, but wouldn’t consider putting it into action for at least ten years after the series concludes.
The 28 year old was speaking to Variety about the success of the HBO series and what the future holds. “I have fantasies of us all coming back when we’re 40,” she admitted about her cast of twenty-somethings. “We’d want to wait long enough for something to have really gone down.”
Lena Dunham floated the possiblity of a 'Girls' movie - but not in the immediate future
Lena Dunham has been criticised by the Anti-Defamation League for perpetuating Jewish stereotypes in a recent article she penned for the 'New Yorker'.
Lena Dunham has caused controversy (once again) by penning an article for the New Yorker entitled 'Dog or Jewish Boyfriend'. Dunham challenges the reader to guess, out of 35 statements, whether they refer to her dog or her boyfriend. Dunham, who is herself Jewish, has been criticised for perpetuating a number of Jewish stereotypes.
Lena Dunham has been criticised by the ADL for her article in the New Yorker.
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Causes Controversy With 'Dog Or Jewish Boyfriend' Article
Lena Dunham has praised Kathy Griffin for quitting Fashion Police.
Girls star Lena Dunham has praised Kathy Griffin's decision to quit Fashion Police. The writer and actress has been on the receiving end of the panel in the past, especially the barbed tongue of the late Joan Rivers.
Lena Dunham praised Kathy Griffin for quitting Fashion Police
"Congrats to my beautiful friend Kathy Griffin for bravely saying enough is enough to intolerance of all kinds on television," Dunham wrote in a caption of a photo of Griffin posing in a pair of Minnie Mouse ears. "She's modeling a better way for the youths (and working those ears.)."
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Praises Kathy Griffin For Quitting E!'s Fashion Police
The show's creator recently explained how the frequent sex scenes are often used as a quick way to inform the viewers of any plot changes.
The award-winning HBO series 'Girls,' which follows a group of friends in their early 20's living in New York City, is known for frequently depicting the awkward and sometimes romantic sex lives of the show's characters.
Dunham defends the frequent sex scenes in 'Girls'
Although the series is critically acclaimed, there are a few viewers who seem to think the sex scenes occur too often, especially for a television show. However, the series' creator, Lena Dunham, insists that the racy scenes play a very important part within the plot.
Continue reading: Lena Dunham Says Frequent ‘Girls’ Sex Scenes Don’t “Feel Gratuitous”
Adam Driver and Lena Dunham 2013 HBO's Golden Globes Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals Featuring: Adam Driver and Lena Dunham Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 13 Jan 2013
Date of birth
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My mom is the best. Her cooking was not. My ode to never turning on a stove/the magic of @SimmonsLaurie 🥄 https://t.co/IIVVXHdDSP
@LaurenBohn @nytimes We cherish you! We will always be a family right @JessGrose ??
RT @JessGrose: A million thank yous to @lenadunham and @Jennikonner for letting me help create this space. And endless love to @geometricsl…
RT @JessGrose: I am so excited to be joining @nytimes !! And so sad to be leaving @lennyletter https://t.co/NNNFRRuIWo
can’t decide if “I’m doing my best” is the world’s deepest truth or the world’s greatest cop out or whether it even matters
I'm lovin', I'm livin', I'm pickin' it up ☔️
@MissLeslieG The Tig is DONE
If you enjoy pleasure even a little bit then go see @taylorswift13 Reputation Tour. It’s heaven front to back and I… https://t.co/CRI3K0xT1E
So mad at all the friends & family who talked shit about Meghan to the press. So mad I can’t stop reading it!!!
@monicabyrne13 Means the whole world 🌎
@OfficialJLD Can you plz walk me down the aisle?
Meghan has me really fiending for a church wedding. I don’t really care who the guy is. Maybe I just walk down the… https://t.co/PNTqSIrNZh
@BradWalsh She is a future pop icon
RT @imaliwaller: Are Harry and Meghan in bed reading all the tweets rn?
The Royal wedding stirred truly unexpected emotions I’m alive I’m really really alive
@monicabyrne13 Alas it’s very very many men, but many women have seen their own experience in it and that’s all I could ask for
@rgay Just literally wrote a Nikki Bella reference into a script for this reason
If I ever get married it’s gonna stream live (on public access for an audience of angry old Jewish women)
Shabbat shalom for real
RT @monicaheisey: to be honest? guys?? all this “we should assign women to unwashed losers as fuck objects and kill them if they get aborti…
This overlong comedy is so episodic that watching it is exactly like sitting through five...