Lena Dunham Asks Maria Shriver Penis Question On “Today” Show – WATCH VIDEO
Dunham was on the morning show to promote the final season of “Girls,” which premieres on HBO this Sunday, February 12. Shriver, who has guest co-hosted “Today” all week as Savannah Guthrie continues her maternity leave, was tasked with interviewing Dunham about the often explicit program. During their chat, Shriver said she “had the chance to look at three shows for this new season, and it looks terrific.”
Dunham then caught her totally off guard by replying, “You saw penis, right?” Taken aback, Shriver responded, “I saw more than that! You caught me there for a second. I’m not sure if you’re allowed to say that on television, but you did!”
The crew could be heard laughing in the background, and the cameras even panned to show an amused Matt Lauer watching the exchange. “I won’t be coming back,” Dunham joked. “Going out with a bang!” A laughing Shriver even yelled out, “Matt, help! She just threw me off!”
Dunham offered a sincere apology, with Shriver saying, “That’s okay. That’s the difference between generations. I wasn’t brought up talking like that.” The “Girls” creator and actress then started to get up from her seat, unaware they were still live on the air. Dunham then quipped, “I’m thrilled by what’s just happened here!”
The star will also be on “The View” later Friday morning, which could potentially lead to another priceless live TV moment. Check out the “Today” video below!
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) February 10, 2017