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Lena Dunham defies her critics
over doctored Vogue cover

UK Guardian, by Vanessa Thorpe

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 1/19/2014 5:52:51 AM

The innovative American writer, director and performer Lena Dunham, the creator of Girls and a totemic figure for a generation of young women, has defended herself against claims that a Vogue cover shoot has betrayed her feminist credentials.Dunham, 27, is known for the nude appearances she makes on her acclaimed HBO show. Her tattooed body is neither honed nor thin, like most of the women shown on television, in cinema or in magazine shoots, so the revelation that Vogue has printed doctored images of her, taken by Annie Leibovitz, has caused reproach. The Photoshopped pictures present a glamorised and slimmed-down

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The readers at Jezebel are angry that Jezebel exposed Dunham. But whoa, Anna Wintour never would have published the before pictures.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Malia2012, 1/19/2014 6:36:43 AM     (No. 9697579)

"Vogue" cover? Seriously? What is a "lena dunham" and why should we care? The "msm" has been "doctoring" the dear Leader and his "spouse" for years now, so where is the outcry about that?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BcdErick, 1/19/2014 6:41:42 AM     (No. 9697582)

"The innovative American writer, director and performer Lena Dunham..." Whoever wrote that is doing some really serious drugs and needs to get to hospital right away. The end is near.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 1/19/2014 7:03:28 AM     (No. 9697593)

Lena Dunham seems to be the reductio ad absurdum of the entertainment press. Unattractive bordering on repellent, shapeless from obesity and tragic genes, messy tattoo and those shocking teeth, she is nevertheless held up as a heroine and a fashion icon. The inevitable pushback against saturation coverage of this lumpen lefty only drives the press to publish more photos of her.

In a world of endlessly diverse opinion, Sarah Jessica Parker defied logic by being hailed as a sex symbol despite no red-blooded male anywhere finding her sexy.

But Sarah is getting on and the entertainment press need another oxymoronic ´star.´

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Reply 4 - Posted by: franq, 1/19/2014 7:41:44 AM     (No. 9697612)

So true, #3.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: anonymous, 1/19/2014 8:16:42 AM     (No. 9697642)

All these liberal women are such fakes. On the one hand, they insist that they are genuine people with genuine concerns about women´s rights. On the other, they surrender their principles to the industries of distortion, namely the fashion and magazine industries.

The truth is that these liberal women are beholden to an appearance fascism determined by what I call the "perfectionist posse", a group of men and women who abide by the idea that women must look a certain way and have flawless, symmetrical faces. In other words, they must look like robots and have all the juices of humanity squeezed out of their features.

At the end of the day, they are charmless narcissists with ginormous egos and a pasted-together routine of faux empowerment built on sophomoric slogans.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx, 1/19/2014 8:25:52 AM     (No. 9697652)

Lena is chubby and ugly. According to her and other modern feminatzies, she should be proud of that, not trying to look like all the rest. Sorry. Got carried away. Didn´t take in the big ego Lena has like all the rest of those who like to parade themselves in public. I am so tired of seeing naked women and half dressed women and women who look like stiff dolls. Women have become nothing more than playthings. Don´t they realize that they have become what they claim to hate.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lilo, 1/19/2014 8:30:24 AM     (No. 9697658)

Isn´t she Pajama Boy´s girlfriend?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/19/2014 9:08:31 AM     (No. 9697695)

Hmm..raunchy photos? Dunham? Where have I seen that before? If my memory serves me right, it wasn´t Lena Dunham..I think she had a male first name. Robert? Maybe Stanley? Or have they been scrubbed?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bazi, 1/19/2014 10:49:59 AM     (No. 9697784)

In your dreams Lena!haha
Photoshopping their liberal icons. So what else is new? Vogue made/makes The Mooch look long and lean and fixed her underbite without orthodontia. Hillary will appear on their cover as a 30 something super model.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/19/2014 11:20:31 AM     (No. 9697820)

Slut.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nigella, 1/19/2014 1:02:44 PM     (No. 9697932)

A more foul and morally corrupt person I have never seen....

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Reply 12 - Posted by: zoidberg, 1/19/2014 11:09:58 PM     (No. 9698293)

I am told that she appeals to 20-something females because she is Everywoman. However, she is more hideous of mind and body than every woman I have ever met.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jimbob, 1/20/2014 12:25:14 AM     (No. 9698322)

From what I have seen, nothing different than the females typically referred to as ´trailer-trash´ in the rural South.
Fat, tatoos, no morals, no class. All she is lacking is a baby at 18 and to be on welfare.

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