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Lena Dunham blasts ‘Girls’ lesbian porn parody

'Girls' creator and star says she is 'grossed' out by the porn which forces her title character to 'experiment with lesbianism'

Lena Dunham blasts ‘Girls’ lesbian porn parody

For a show as honest about sex as ‘Girls’ is, it was surely only a matter of time before there was a lesbian porn parody.

Created by Lena Dunham, ‘Girls’ is a critically acclaimed comedy-drama about a group of friends in their twenties. It has been praised for its feminism and unique voice.

This Ain’t Girls XXX, the porn parody created by Hustler, takes the title character Hannah (on the series played by Dunham and in the porn Alex Chance) as she decides to ‘forsake men’ to ‘experiment with lesbianism’.

The plot summary adds: ‘After a few satisfying jaunts, she returns to Adam – and mankind.’

On Twitter, Dunham said: ‘I wish I had a better attitude about the Girls porn parody. I really can never predict what will trouble me and it’s simply exhausting.’

Hours afterwards, Dunham said she was able to articulate three reasons why the Girls lesbian parody bothered her.

She said: ‘1. Because Girls is, at its core, a feminist action while Hustler is a company that markets and monetizes a male’s idea of female sexuality.

‘2. Because a big reason I engage in (simulated) onscreen sex is to counteract a skewed idea of that act created by the proliferation of porn.

‘3. Because it grosses me out.

‘It’s important to me to be honest about the complexities of having that out in the world. Love, Lena (porn name: Murray Broadway)’

Earlier this year, HBO announced Girls was renewed for a third season to air in 2014.


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