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Lena Dunham in HBO's 'Girls.' (JOJO WHILDEN/JoJo Whilden)
Lena Dunham in HBO's 'Girls.' (JOJO WHILDEN/JoJo Whilden)


Lena Dunham, 'Girls,' and the race question Add to ...

Sure, the characters have lots of humiliating sex. But what really inflamed viewers about Lena Dunham’s HBO hit Girls: its lack of diversity. Dunham, the show’s creator and star, initially argued she was just writing what she knows and trying to avoid “token in casting.” So much for that? Dunham was recently spotted filming her next season with black comedian Donald Glover. Here are a couple of links, and a sample of the reactions from the Twittersphere.

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