‘Girls’ series creator slams unrealistic sex scenes

Lena Dunham finds unrealistic “glossy” sex scenes depressing and would rather show off her own body as its more natural.

LENA DUNHAM

The ‘Girls’ creator has no problem with getting intimate on screen and admits she wants to promote a more realistic portrayal of love making than is usually shown in film or on TV.

She said: “I get depressed with the sex scenes that we see, which are glossy bodies with the negligee, having unrealistic sex.”

And the 28-year-old actress admits she has always been comfortable flashing her flesh as a way to deter people from poking fun at her curvy figure.

She told Grazia magazine: “When I was a teenager, I grew up in New York and it was really image focused.

“My high school was rife with eating disorders. Our idea of a fat girl, at high school, was me. That experience of suddenly entering ninth grade and putting on 35lbs… I went from being a skinny kid to a chubby teenager, so I started thinking about ways to reclaim my body.

“I remember getting in trouble in a high school play – this is so gross – for playing with my belly fat. My teacher was like, ‘You really hammed it up on stage, you took attention away from Sonia’s play and this shows a very strange relationship to your own body.’

“Part of me was going, ‘I’d like everyone to laugh at me right now’. But also, part of it was I didn’t want other people to have the first laugh.”

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