Lena Dunham Defends Pal Taylor Swift's Public Dating Life: She's 'Held to Impossibly High Standards'
Lena Dunham said Taylor Swift is "held to impossibly high standards" when it comes to dating in the spotlight
During a Monday appearance on The Howard Stern Show, the 30-year-old Girls creator defended her close friend, lamenting the perils of dating in the spotlight.
“It’s so hard,” she said. “I think about the relationships that I had in my early twenties and if they had been public, it would’ve been a disaster.”
“I mean, not to repeat age-old feminist points, but it’s like, you know, any male actor her age who’s going out and dating is applauded,” Dunham continued.
“To just have a perfectly normal amount of romantic partners but be held to impossibly high standards by the press. Like, it’s just an unfair and unwinnable game.”
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However, Dunham told Stern that she doesn’t take to the squad hang-outs – “I’m more of a one-on-one hanger,” she said.
“A big group hang is not my specialty,” Dunham added.