"It’s a little fat girl who kinda looks like Jonah Hill and she keeps taking her clothes off and it kind of feels like rape," said Howard Stern in an attempt to describe Lena Dunham’s Girls. Quite a classy move! Obviously, people got a bit upset, as they are wont to do when a dude calls a woman fat in public, and Stern has already apologized for his comments. Kind of.
Yesterday on his show, Stern "clarified" his comments (which you can hear in the video below, via The Observer), which basically come down to this: Lena Dunham is still a fat little girl, but he likes Girls and hopes Dunham doesn’t think he doesn’t like her. And he hopes he comes on her show. Looks like someone figured out that talking about Lena Dunham is great for ratings (and, um, page views).
Of course, the Golden Globe-winning actress and writer is taking it all in stride, as Howard Stern is likely not the first dude to call her fat. Dunham was on Letterman last Friday and told the host that she hopes to have Stern’s comments—"She was a little fat chick and she got it going."—on her tomsbtone.
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