Lena Dunham on Skinny Actresses: “I feel so lucky to be freed from that prison”

January 12, 2013 in Beauty & Body Image, Celebrity Quotes by Versus

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On how she is different from the skinny actresses:

“Now, meeting actresses who such a big part of their job is about what they look like, I feel so lucky to be freed from that prison. I ate cake for breakfast on the day of the Emmys, I ate cake for dinner, my workout didn’t require Spanx, and I still feel like I looked better than people expected me to. It was amazing. I could feel the envy of every woman in the Sunset Tower.”

On receiving gifts from her fans:

“I cannot deny it, and I cannot get over it. And they actually send them in my size. No one’s being an a****** and sending them to me in a 4. They’re sending me clothes, they fit, and what people should know is that I always wear them. Somehow even if I wouldn’t have bought it, the fact that it was free and my grandma’s depression-era mentality make me think it is the most beautiful thing I ever owned, and I wear it for several days straight.”

… says Lena in V Magazine, while posing for Terry Richardson.

Check more shots from the magazine, plus a picture of Lena from the mentioned Emmy’s after the jump!


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