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Allison Williams doesn't want Lena Dunham to quit

March 14th, 2014 1:20pm EDT
Allison Williams
Allison Williams doesn't want Lena Dunham to quit acting.
The 'Girls' actress thinks her co-star - who earlier this week says she is "relieved" when she doesn't have to perform and prefers writing for other women - is "phenomenally talented" but admits she would be happy if she stayed behind the scenes and wrote more, because she loves her creations.
Allison told E! News: "I'm of two minds about this. Number one she's so phenomenally talented as an actress - and I can say that first hand - that it would be sad if she stopped. That said, part two is that if she's going to be writing roles fo...

Lena Dunham calls out Hollywood sexism in SXSW keynote speech

March 11th, 2014 4:10am EDT
Lena Dunham
Girls star Lena Dunham took aim at Hollywood bosses during her keynote speech at the South by Southwest festival on Monday (10Mar14), insisting actresses are "typecast" and their talents are extremely undervalued in the industry.

The actress took the stage in Austin, Texas for a speech detailing her personal journey from her days as a babysitter to helming her Golden Globe-winning TV series.

She then turned her attention on entertainment industry executives, insisting that her female co-stars should be landing roles like her colleague Adam Driver, who is in talks to appear as a villain in...

The Ladies Dazzle At The 'Girls' Season 3 New York City Premiere

January 7th, 2014 2:00pm EST
Girls Season 3 premiere
The third season of HBO's critically acclaimed show "Girls" kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 12. Series regulars Lena Dunham, Jemima Kirke, Allison Williams and Zosie Mamet stepped out for the premiere at the Lincoln Center in New York City on Monday.

Dunham opted for a sleeveless silver sequined dress, while Kirke wore a beige satin gown.

Williams popped in a pretty light blue frock, while Mamet eschewed pastels and opted for a little black dress.

In the new season, Hannah and Adam are a happy couple, one of the girls enters rehab, and Soshanna plays the field (read some spoilers here!)


Jemima Kirke Had To Be Escorted Out Of Jay Z Performance

August 7th, 2013 2:54pm EDT
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Actress Jemima Kirke had to be escorted out of the filming of Jay Z's performance art video for Picasso Baby after becoming too overzealous.

The 99 Problems hitmaker spent six hours rapping for a select group of fans and celebrities, including the "Girls" star, to collect footage for the 10-minute promo, which debuted on TV in America on Friday night.

In the video, Kirke is seen sitting in front of the rapper, while he performs for her. However, she reportedly got too close, after being seen with her hand on his shoulder and jumping on his back, and had to be escorted out, according to th...

'Girls' Star Jemima Kirke Pregnant With Second Child

June 21st, 2012 9:14pm EDT
Jemima Kirke
Actress and painter Jemima Kirke is set to become a mom again - she is pregnant with her second child.

The 27-year-old Girls star has confirmed she's expecting husband Michael Mosberg's baby.

Kirke gave birth to daughter Rafaella Israel in 2010.

HBO's 'Girls' Is Good - Almost Too Good

April 16th, 2012 2:15pm EDT
HBO's 'Girls'
It’s practically moot to bring up the taboo “female comedy” tag here. So I won’t. Instead, I’d like to talk about “Girls,” the new half-hour HBO comedy from ingénue Lena Dunham, as it deserves to be talked about: as the brutally real, and abhorrently funny, nugget of genius that it is.

If you haven’t heard of Lena Dunham yet, you’re due for an ear cleaning: Not only did she receive tremendous accolades for her directorial feature debut, “Tiny Furniture” (now available on Criterion and Netflix Instant Watch), but she’s been at the top of the Arts & Entertainment section for the past month ...

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