Restraining Order

Emily Belden, author of Eightysixed, comments on the Lena Dunham/Child Molester debacle.

total e-bag

Before it becomes overplayed, totally irrelevant, or the thing that makes her even more successful (hey, you never know), I want to address the whole Lena Dunham / Child Molester thing.

(Which, by the way, is one of the weirder things I’ll ever say in life.)

For those of you who don’t know what’s going on, do a simple Twitter search for “Lena Dunham” and let yourself have one of those “Wait. This really happened?!” moments. She basically explained in her highly-anticipated debut memoir that she assumed the role of – and I quote – “a sexual predator” – toward her younger sister when she was a child, knowingly using her to learn about sexuality. And now, everyone who once raved she was god’s gift to 20-somethings wants her tarred and feathered. All the while, Lena spirals out on Twitter, canceling book tours, fighting with bloggers, and begging right-wing lunatics not to “twist her…

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