Lena Dunham is under fire for tweeting a molestation joke fresh off her Saturday Nigh Live gig on Sunday (March 9).
Lena appeared naked in one of the sketch scenes and when a fan tweeted “you don’t always have to get naked!”, the ‘Girls‘ star replied “Please tell that to my uncle, mister. He’s been making me!”
The joke quickly got a lot of negative reactions from fellow Twitter users, who slammed Dunham for the insensitive tweet.
Realizing the mistake she’d made, the actress deleted the tweet and posted an apology.
“I just made and deleted a not so great molestation joke. Sorry guys. I am really sleepy.”
She continued “SNL has a way bigger audience than our usual cozy girls audience, so I was seeing a rash of very different kinds of twitter rage.”
Lena concluded with “But I should know better, and do. Even naked girls get embarrassed. Sleep well and thanks for an amazing weekend.”
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