This Girl Does Not Want To Be A Supermodel
So it only makes sense that when Dunham recently took part in 20 Questions with Playboy, she blasted the idea of waking up in the body of a Victoria’s Secret model.
“There would be all kinds of weird challenges to deal with that I don’t have to deal with now. I don’t want to go through life wondering if people are talking to me because I have a big rack,” she tells the magazine. “Not being the babest person in the world creates a nice barrier.”
Dunham, 26, also opens up about the type of guy she used to be attracted to.
“When I was younger I liked men who gave me some guff. I liked badasses with hearts of gold, though they often ended up not having a heart of gold. They were a little like the Adam character on Girls.”
Fast forward to present day: Dunham has been in a relationship with fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff since last fall.
“Now I’m much more into someone who is interesting and open with his emotions, has a really good sense of humor and a passion for what he does, wants to hang out with my parents and doesn’t want to stay out too late,” she says.
“I’m a pretty unorthodox girl, but I guess people might be surprised to learn that despite what some of the characters on the show are doing, I remain an eternal romantic with a desire to hear all the things girls like to hear said to them.”
On her grocery checkout aisle purchases: “I cannot get out of the market without six trashy magazines and seven packs of gum. I wish I could resist those things. Oh, and sometimes a Cadbury Creme Egg, if it’s in season.
On her dream nude scene (to direct): “I don’t want them to date in real life, but I wouldn’t mind putting David Strathairn and Rooney Mara in a room together and seeing what happens when they have sex in a movie context.”
On the interview question she dreads the most: “If I could abolish one question, it would be ‘Why are you naked on TV so much?’ I don’t know. Use your imagination.”
The season two finale of Girls airs Sunday at 9PM on HBO.
Playboy’s April Sex & Music issue hits newsstands on Friday.
What do you think of Lena Dunham’s take on the supermodel world? Do Victoria’s Secret models really have it easier? Weigh in below.
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