Trump made Lena Dunham lose weight by inflicting ‘soul-crushing pain’ on her

Trump made Lena Dunham lose weight by inflicting ‘soul-crushing pain’ on her
Lena Dunham (Image: YouTube screen grab via The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)

[Ed. – … … … I give up. What in the world do you even say?]

Most people turn to diets and exercise to lose extra pounds, but Girls star Lena Dunham is sharing a new weight-loss trick you may not want to try at home.

Dunham stopped by Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show Monday morning and revealed that she has none other than Donald Trump to thank for her slim figure.

“Donald Trump became president and I stopped being able to eat food,” she told Stern after he complimented her look. “Everyone’s been asking like, ‘What have you been doing?’ And I’m like, ‘Try soul-crushing pain and devastation and hopelessness and you, too, will lose weight.’” …

Dunham, who famously pledged a move to Canada if Trump won the election, also clarified those comments to Stern, saying that, at the time, a Trump win “seemed like an impossible joke” that “would never happen. I was like, ‘The most qualified candidate we’ve ever had is running against a steak salesman. We’re going to be fine.’”

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