[BOOKS] On Howard Stern, Actress Lena Dunham Credits President Trump for Her Weight Loss Success, Debuts New Diet Book

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Rachel DeSantis reports: Most people turn to diets and exercise to lose extra pounds, but Girls star Lena Dunham is sharing a new weight-loss trick you may not want to try at home.

“Donald Trump became president and I stopped being able to eat food.”

— Actress and diet book author Lena Dunham

Dunham stopped by Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show Monday morning and revealed that she has none other than Donald Trump to thank for her slim figure.

“Everyone’s been asking like, ‘What have you been doing?’ And I’m like, ‘Try soul-crushing pain and devastation and hopelessness and you, too, will lose weight.’”

“Donald Trump became president and I stopped being able to eat food,” she told Stern after he complimented her look. “Everyone’s been asking like, ‘What have you been doing?’ And I’m like, ‘Try soul-crushing pain and devastation and hopelessness and you, too, will lose weight.’”

The actress, who was on hand to promote the upcoming sixth and final season of Girls, has not been shy about her dislike for the President, and apparently, the feeling is mutual. Read the rest of this entry »


Good News: Lena Dunham May Quit Acting

Lena Dunham, according to LA Times, makes "quirky yet enlightened observations."  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

Lena Dunham, according to LA Times, makes “quirky yet enlightened observations.” (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty 

Nardine Saad reports:  Perhaps we’ll be seeing less of Lena Dunham on screen in the future: The “Girls” talent says she might consider quitting acting to focus on some of her other work.

“I don’t know if I’m going to want to act anymore. I’m always relieved on the days I don’t have to….”

— Lena Dunham, TV actress known primarily for constantly appearing naked for no reason

“I don’t know if I’m going to want to act anymore. I’m always relieved on the days I don’t have to. I’d rather give parts to other women than be the woman having the parts,” the Golden Globe-winning 27-year-old said in the April issue of Glamour, which hits newsstands March 18….

After her Hosting stint on “Saturday Night Live, A fan tweeted,

“you don’t always have to get naked!” 

Dunham quipped back,

“Please tell that to my uncle, mister. He’s been making me!”

She quickly removed the barb and followed up with a series of apologies…

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