Lena Dunham: I’m ‘terrified’ a ‘predator will soon be residing in the White House’

Lena Dunham: I’m ‘terrified’ a ‘predator will soon be residing in the White House’
Lena Dunham (Image: YouTube screen grab via The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)

[Ed. – And ordinarily, she’s so restrained and thoughtful!]

Lena Dunham is “terrified” that a “predator” will soon be moving into the White House, the socially aware celebrity told a prestigious panel of women on Monday.

Dunham was discussing Donald Trump’s surprise electoral victory during a panel at Glamour magazine’s “Women of the Year” summit in Los Angeles.

“I think so many women are feeling scared, unsafe, ignored by the fact that somebody who is a predator, and is openly a predator, will soon be residing in the White House,” the HBO star said. “That’s a very terrifying fact that we are all going to have to reckon with every single day.”

Dunham made her remarks days after publishing a letter of reflection on her on personal website, in which she described her shock at learning Donald Trump was going to be the next president of the United States.

“As horrifying as I found Donald Trump’s rhetoric, as hideous as I found his racism and xenophobia, as threatening to basic decency as I found his demagogue persona, I never truly believed he could win,” she wrote.

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