Lena Dunham Compared The Characters On ‘Girls’ To Walter White
For some unknown reason, despite plummeting ratings and Lena Dunham naked in every episode, HBO has renewed Girls for a third season. So at the 2014 Winter TCA Press Tour yesterday, Lena Dunham and executive producer Judd Apatow were left to defend the decison, because outside of the HBO bubble, every character on the show is a self-absorbed, horrible human being with no reedeemable qualities. Also, Lena Dunham is naked a lot. But don't worry about how far Lena Dunham's head is up her own huge ass, because she compared the character of Hannah to the possibly the greatest charatcer in the history of television, Breaking Bad's Walter White. Yeah, you read that right. E! News reports:
But it wasn't all renewal news and tacos as an awkward moment during the Girls panel occurred when a male reporter said he didn't get all the nudity on the show, particularly with Dunham's character, and asked the creator and star why she's constantly naked. "Do you have a girlfriend?" executive producer Judd Apatow asked the reporter. "Does she like you?" He later added, "This guy looks in the mirror and feels bad about what he sees." (Executive producer Jenni Konner later said the reporter's comment send her into "a rage spiral.") For her part, Dunham stressed that the constant nudity on the show is "a real human expression" and said, "If you're not into me, that's your Dunham also defended her polarizing character Hannah, the flawed but oh-so-watchable writer, for being unlikable to some viewers, saying, "People ask 'How can you sympathize with [Hannah],' and I'm like, 'You seem to like Walter White!"