“Girls” creator and star Lena Dunham has been under fire for tweeting out a defense of writer Murray Miller, after he’s been accused of sexual assault by actress Aurora Perrineau.
Miller was a writer for “Girls.” The alleged incident took place when Perrineau was just 17. Miller, through his lawyer, has denied the allegations.
In light of the accusation, Dunham and “Girls” writer and producer Jennifer Konner tweeted this statement out:
The internet responded vehemently to the tweet, which prompted Dunham to issue another statement:
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