Love her or hate her, Lena Dunham is one of those people who know how to get people talking. (I fall somewhere in the middle—I have come to realized that I like Lena Dunham a lot better than Girls or certainly her character of Hannah.) Her February Vogue cover was just released and already has the interwebs buzzing before it even hits stands on January 28.
In the interview, she chats about her upbringing, her work ethic and of course, those nude scenes.
“Critics said, ‘That guy wouldn’t date that girl!’ ” [Lena] explains [of the episode with Patrick Wilson]. “It’s like, ‘Have you been out on the street lately?’ Everyone dates everyone, for lots of reasons we can’t understand. Sexuality isn’t a perfect puzzle, like, ‘He has a nice nose and she has a nice nose! She’s got great breasts and he’s got great calves! And so they’re going to live happily ever after in a house that was purchased with their modeling money!’ It’s a complicated thing. I want people ultimately, even if they’re disturbed by certain moments, to feel bolstered and normalized by the sex that’s on the show.”
Read the article on Vogue.com.