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Lena Dunham Talks Sex Abuse After Dylan Farrow Letter: “Most Victims NEVER Speak Up”

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By Michael Lewittes

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Lena Dunham took to Twitter to stand up for women who have been sexually abused in the wake of Dylan Farrows resurrected allegations against Woody Allen.

As Gossip Cop reported, Allen’s adopted daughter Dylan detailed, in an open letter released over the weekend, accusations that her famous father molested her when she was 7 years old.

Allen strongly denies the claims.

On Monday, Dunham opened up a discussion on Twitter, writing, “In wake of Dylan’s letter I’ve noticed a lot of guys obsessed with the idea of being falsely accused… as if you would just be walking down the street one day, get accused of assault or sexual misconduct, and suddenly life would derail.”

The “Girls” creator acknowledged “There have, of course, been plenty of terrible and unjust cases in the past,” but urged people to remember that “most victims NEVER speak up.”

“Most never feel they can,” added Dunham, saying, “These are not stories we tell for fun, attention or revenge.”

What do you think of Dunham’s comments following Farrow’s open letter?

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