Lena Dunham: Rihanna Dating Chris Brown Again “Cracks My Heart in Half”


By Michael Lewittes



Lena Dunham does not sound like she’s a member of Team Breezy. The “Girls” creator weighed in on Rihanna and Chris Browns rekindled romance on Alec Baldwin’s podcast “Here’s The Thing” on Monday, saying the pair’s reconciliation “cracks my heart in half.”

Discussing the influence that celebrities and artists can have on fans, Dunham remarked, “It’s an amazing thing and it’s like, it’s a platform that you have to take seriously.”

“Which is why sometimes it’s like I used to be really into Rihanna, that pop star, and then it’s like again, I don’t want to ever throw stones from my glass house, but I follow her on Instagram and I just think about how many little girls beyond what I could even comprehend are obsessed with Rihanna,” continued Dunham.

She explained, “Like you know, she left Barbados, she’s had this amazing career, she’s won a Grammy… She’s talented.”

“And then she gets back together with Chris Brown and posts a million pictures of them smoking marijuana together on a bed,” lamented the Golden Globe winner. “And it cracks my heart in half in a way that makes me feel like I’m 95 years old.”

It’s not the first time Dunham has remarked on the controversial couple. Last February, she wrote on Twitter, “Rihanna and Chris Brown’s new duets make me want to go hide under Gloria Steinem’s bed for 72 hours.”

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