Girls Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

21st February 2017

Quote: "People don't recognise me, and it's hysterical, because I now get to see what people I know do when someone hugs them really warmly, that they don't think they know." Girls star Allison Williams is enjoying anonymity after switching up her usual long brunette look for a blonde do.

9th March 2015

Quote: "Secret celebrity crush? Well that's an easy one - David Strathairn. Are you familiar with his work? He's just a handsome man of a certain age, who I think does consistently great work as an actor. I'm sorry I couldn't say Channing Tatum for you people." Girls star Lena Dunham on her unusual choice for a celebrity crush.

9th January 2015

Fact: Girls creator and star Lena Dunham has been cast as Homer Simpson's mistress in The Simpsons. The writer/actress will voice the role of Candace in the upcoming season 27 premiere, during which cartoon dad Homer strikes up a romance with a 20-something woman during a trial separation from his wife Marge.

6th January 2015

Fact: Lena Dunham's acclaimed Tv series Girls has been renewed for a fifth season, just days before the fourth series premieres in the U.S. on Sunday (11Jan15).

21st October 2014

Quote: "I'm really, really scared of driving. I used to stand on the side of the road in Los Angeles with my thumb up (hitchiking) - two people mistook me for a prostitute... I feel like not everyone is supposed to be a mother and not everyone is supposed to drive. I know from the bottom of my soul that if I were to have a licence, I would hurt somebody." Girls star Lena Dunham is convinced she will never learn to drive.

21st October 2014

Quote: "I feel as though nudity is not my particular zone of terror. There are so many things that I would be so afraid to do, like hike Mount Kilimanjaro or go to a Crossfit (extreme exercise training) gym or talk to Charlie Sheen - there are a lot of things that are much more stressful, but for some reason it isn't my area of fear. I feel like I'm always getting all these props for being brave, but I'm like, 'I didn't do anything brave!'" Girls star Lena Dunham has no qualms about shedding her clothes on camera.

20th August 2014

Fact: Anjelica Huston, Girls actress Zosia Mamet and Elisabeth Moss have been recruited by American clothing chain Gap to star in its autumn 2014 advertising campaign, entitled Dress Normal.

24th July 2014

Fact: Girls executive producer Judd Apatow's 15-year-old daughter Maude is making her small screen debut in the upcoming fourth season of the acclaimed series. Maude has previously starred in her father's hit films including Knocked Up and This is 40.

19th June 2014

Fact: Star Trek Into Darkness star Zachary Quinto has landed a guest appearance in hit Tv drama series Girls. The former Heroes star was snapped filming in Brooklyn, New York with show creator and star Lena Dunham on Wednesday (18Jun14). Details about his role have yet to be revealed. Season four of Girls is due to debut next year (15).

8th April 2014

Fact: Actress Lena Dunham was presented with the Point Horizon Award by her Girls co-star Andrew Rannells on Monday (07Apr14) at the annual Point Honors gala, held at New York's Public Library. The Point Foundation, which honours celebrities for their support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (Lgbt) community, also honoured Dr. Neal Baer, the producer behind Tv shows including Er and Under The Dome, who received the Point Leadership Award.

27th March 2014

Fact: Girls creator and star Lena Dunham has directed her boyfriend Jack Antonoff's break-up video for his new song I Wanna Get Better. The track was recorded by the fun. star under the name Bleachers.

6th March 2014

Quote: "I had an Internet boyfriend in high school, and we were supposed to meet up face-to-face at St. Mark's Place in the East Village in New York. He never showed up!" Girls star and creator Lena Dunham recalls her most embarrassing date.

24th February 2014

Quote: "I saw my boyfriend and his girlfriend from high school - Scarlett Johansson... I'm not jealous. It's very sweet. I love looking at pictures of them. She's beautiful, he's beautiful, but it was just so surreal to be looking through this blog that gives me so much pleasure and then there's my boyfriend." Girls creator/star Lena Dunham on seeing a photo of her current boyfriend, fun. rocker Jack Antonoff on her favourite blog, Old Loves, which features odd celebrity couples from the past. Antonoff and Johansson dated as teenagers.

21st February 2014

Quote: "Basically my life's great passion is the idea of being a guest star on Scandal. I want to be, like, a senator who did something wrong... Playing a really evil character, it would be really fun." Girls creator Lena Dunham is keen to land a role in Kerry Washington's hit political drama Scandal.

7th February 2014

Quote: "My goal is to create a career I can walk away from and become a mom. I'd love to be a mom - and not have to bring my kids into my trailer... Or a balance (of both). But you gotta call it on the fly to a certain extent." Girls star Allison Williams longs to start a family.

13th January 2014

Quote: "I tried coke, but was a total failure. I snorted a little bit, then always sneezed. It was sadder than having not tried drugs, in that I tried drugs and failed at trying drugs." Girls creator Lena Dunham unsuccessfully embraced her rock 'n' roll side when she was younger.

13th January 2014

Quote: "If I wasn't here celebrating I would be in my pyjamas eating junk food, obsessively refreshing my Twitter. So I feel like this is the better option. Instead I've been starving for days and haven't looked at my Twitter and it's probably healthier." Girls star Lena Dunham on how she would be enjoying the Golden Globe Awards if she wasn't attending the event.

10th January 2014

Fact: Lena Dunham's hit series Girls has been renewed for a fourth season, just days before its season three premiere in America on Sunday (12Jan14). The premiere falls on the same day as the Golden Globes, where the show is nominated for two awards, including Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical and a Best Performance nod for Dunham.

3rd January 2014

Quote: "When we first met, I felt like I'd known her forever - it was weird. I'm very protective; it's in my wiring. My rule is, 'if it isn't bugging Lena then it's fine with me.'" Girls star Allison Williams on meeting co-star and creator Lena Dunham for the first time.

2nd September 2013

Tweet: "I lost the role in 50 Shades of Grey so you won't be hearing from me for awhile". Girls creator and star Lena Dunham jokes about missing out on the female lead in the upcoming film adaptation of author E.L. James' erotic bestseller to Melanie Griffith's daughter, Dakota Johnson. The casting news was announced on Monday (02Sep13).

1st September 2013

Quote: "This could very easily be taken out of context, and I think it's funny now, but I remember looking in the mirror as a kid and it would be like for an hour at a time, and I'd be like: 'I'm just so beautiful. Everybody is so lucky that they get to look at me.'" Girls star/creator Lena Dunham developed her confidence at an early age.

8th August 2013

Fact: Girls star/creator Lena Dunham gave a speech at a fundraising event for a local politician in New York City on Tuesday evening (06Aug13). The star loaned her support to New York City Comptroller candidate Scott Stringer.

29th June 2013

Fact: Lena Dunham and her Girls co-star Jemima Kirke have posted footage online which shows them re-enacting MILEY CYRUS' We Can't Stop music video.

1st May 2013

Fact: Girls star Allison Williams is set to make her big screen debut in upcoming movie Rosaline. The actress will play the title character in the film, about a minor character from William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, according to E! News.

26th February 2013

Tweet: "Ladies: Anne Hathaway is a feminist and she has amazing teeth. Let's save our bad attitudes for the ones who aren't advancing the cause." Girls creator Lena Dunham jumps to the defence of Anne Hathaway, who has faced an online backlash since winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Les Miserables on Sunday night (24Feb13).

18th February 2013

Quote: "He thinks it's very funny. He called me up after my crack episode and left me a message: 'Cha (her childhood nickname), I just watched the episode where you smoked crack. That's one of the funniest moments in television history.' That sort of made my life!" Actress Zosia Mamet was overjoyed by her playwright father David Mamet's reaction to her character's drug-taking on hit U.S. Tv series Girls.

30th January 2013

Tweet: "Lena Dunham there is nobody remotely like you. I've been watching. You are a national treasure. Just stay as U are. That's not so easy." Veteran actress Mia Farrow has high praise for the Girls creator and star.

19th January 2013

Quote: "Adam Driver, who plays Adam in our show, is in Lincoln and so he's met Daniel Day-Lewis a couple of times, so they're like, cool and friends. Daniel... walks by our little group and... he says, 'Hi Adam' and... very slyly says, 'Great job, Girls!' And we started squealing, it was like it was The Beatles, we freaked out!" Girls actress Allison Williams couldn't contain her excitement after receiving a compliment from Oscar-nominated Lincoln star Daniel Day-Lewis backstage at the Golden Globe Awards last weekend (13Jan13).

14th January 2013

Tweet: "Best part of Golden Globes madness is getting an email from my 100 year old great aunt that says 'go girl.'" Girls creator and star Lena Dunham on the highlight of her Sunday night (13Jan13) win for Best TV Series Comedy.

11th January 2013

Quote: "We work next to each other. It's our version of relaxing." Girls star/director Lena Dunham prefers to write with her boyfriend, fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff, by her side.


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