Lena Dunham

  • Aired:  01/17/13
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Lena Dunham describes her artistic process, admits her lack of Golden Globes media training, and hopes for a third season of "Girls." (6:03)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT SHE'S THE CREATOR AND STAR OF HAD HBO'S "GIRLS" FOR WHICH SHE RECEIVED

TWO GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS.

>> NO.

♪ NEVER THOUGHT THIS WOULD HAVE HAPPENED ♪

>> THE TOOLS BEHIND THEM.

♪ NOW FOREVER AND EVER SNET♪

>> HE'S NOT GOING TO SHOOT HIMSELF AT THE END OF THIS, IS HE?

>> I HAVEN'T MADE IT TO THE END YET.

>> I'VE SEEN ENOUGH.

>> YOU ARE SO LUCKY THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU BREAK UP WITH A SOCIOPATH.

I KNOW I LIKE MURDER IN A SEXY WAY BUT WHAT IF IT'S MURDEREE IN LIKE A MURDER WAY?

>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME LENA DUNHAM.

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

>> Jon: PLEASE.

THE SHOW IS TERRIFIC.

YOU HAVE ACCOMPLISHED SO MUCH IN SUCH A SHORT TIME.

HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH EVERYBODY'S ANGER ABOUT THAT?

[ LAUGHTER ]

YOU HANDLE IT BEAUTIFULLY.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Jon: YOU ARE VERY WELCOME.

>> I DON'T KNOW -- YOU DEAF FITLY DO GET THE SENSE THAT THERE'S SOME 58 YEAR OLDS WHO

WISH YOU DEAD.

>> Jon: YES.

IT'S THE INTERNET SEEMS TO BE THE REPOZ -- REPOSITORY OF WHEN A YOUNG PERSON GETS SUCCESS

BEFORE THE INTERNET DECIDES THEY ARE OLD ENOUGH.

>> IT'S ALSO THE PLACE YOUNG PEOPLE TROLL AROUND FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THEMSELVES.

YOU GET YOURSELF IN TROUBLE.

THE LINE IS I DON'T READ ANYTHING BUT IF I'M BEING HONEST I READ A QUARTER OF THINGS.

I READ WHAT I CAN FIND.

THE TOP THREE ITEMS IN GOOGLE NUSMS YOU ARE THE FIRST PERSON I'M TELLING THIS TO.

>> Jon: IS THAT TRUE?

>> YES.

I WOULD LIKE TO SAY I DON'T READ ANYTHING.

YOU ACTUALLY READ HALF OF IT AND THEN SIT THERE TRYING TO FORCE OUT OF THE ARTISTIC PROCESS.

>> Jon: I KNOW FOR MYSELF I ONLY READ THINGS THAT START WITH YOU KNOW HIS REAL LAST NAME IS

LIEBOWITZ BECAUSE I KNOW IT'S A REASONABLE THE CRITIQUE OF WHAT I'VE DONE.

I'M 50 AND I'VE BEEN REDUCED TO THE FETAL POSITION UNDER MY DESK MAKING THE MISTAKE OF CLICKING

ON A BLOG AND SAYING I'M WHAT?

>> YOU LOOK YOUNGER THAT -- THAN THAT.

>> Jon: REALLY?

YOU ARE THE ONLY PERSON WHO BELIEVES THAT.

>> I REALLY DO.

>> Jon: I'M WEARING MAKEUP AND --

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> IT'S REALLY ROUGH AND I'M CONSTANTLY.

I'M UNKED BIEN WITH MY TWITTER.

I'M NOT HIGHLY MEDIA TRAINED.

AT THE GOLDEN GLOBES WE WENT TO THE ENDLESS PRESS OPPORTUNITY THAT COMES WITH YOU WON THIS

GREAT THING AND WORK IT LIKE YOU ARE JUSTIN BIEBER FOR FOUR HOURS.

>> Jon: YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO --

>> I POSE FOR A LOT OF PICTURES.

I'M NOT TRYING TO SOUND UNGRATEFUL.

I WOULD PAYS FOR A MILLION MORE PICTURES.

>> Jon: I POSED JUST FROM WATCHING IT.

I SAT IN MY HOUSE.

>> WE WERE THERE AND THEY WERE YELLING TURN TO THE LEFT ALL OF YOU TOUCH THE GLOBE AND ONE

PHOTOGRAPHER SAID UGH, NEWBIES.

>> Jon: I LIKE THE VETERAN THAT WILL TOUCH THE (bleep) GLOBE.

>> AND SOMEONE SCREAMED GET MEDIA TRAINED.

SO YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO HAVE A NATURAL PASSIONATE REACTION FOR RECEIVING YOUR GOLDEN GLOBE BUT

YOU ARE GET MEDIA TRAINED TO TOUGH IT PROPERLY.

>> Jon: THAT'S AN EXCITING WAY -- HOPEFULLY YOU'LL GET AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET IT RIGHT.

BY THE FIFTH ONE THEY'LL BE LIKE THAT'S IT.

>> YOU ARE OBSESSED WITH GETTING AN EGOT EMMY, GRAMMY, OSCAR AND TONY, RIGHT?

>> Jon: GLOBE COULD BE THE GRAMMY.

YOU HAVE A GLOBE.

>> WE COULD CHANGE THE DEFINITION HERE.

>> Jon: WE'LL DO IT AS WHEEL OF FORTUNE.

>> TAKE THE GRAMMYS RIGHT OUT OF THERE.

>> Jon: THAT WOULD BE FUN.

YOU ARE WRITING FOR ALL THE CHARACTERS I'M ASSUMING ALLISON WILLIAMS IS IN IT.

HER FATHER IS BRIAN.

YOU DO WRITE SEX SCENES.

IS THERE ANYTHING COULD YOU DO MAKE HIM MORE UNCOMFORTABLE.

I SAY THIS TO YOUS A PERSONAL FAVOR TO ME.

>> WELL, LIKE THE INTERNET I TRY KEEP BRIAN WILLIAMS OUT OF MY ARTISTIC PROCESS.

>> Jon: I THINK THAT'S WISE.

>> BUT AS A FAN OF HIS I WANT TO HAVE A BRIAN WILLIAMS CAM OF HIM WATCHING THE SEX SCENES.

AND WE SEE IT PLAY IN REALTIME.

THAT'S A DREAM OF MINE BUT I ALSO --

>> Jon: HOLD ON.

I SAY THIS NOT AS A SAGE, NOT AS A WISE PERSON FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS.

I WOULD VERY MUCH LIKE IN ON THAT.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Jon: THIS SEASON IN THE CAN?

>> ALREADY IN THE CAN.

WE PREMIERED THE FIRST EPISODE SUNDAY AND WE'LL COME AT YOU EVERY WEEK FOR NINE WEEKS.

AND PHYSICAL HBO KNOCK ON WHATEVER BEAUTIFUL MATERIAL YOUR DESK IS MADE OF.

>> Jon: LUCITE.

>> I HOPE THEY GIVE US A NEW SEASON BECAUSE I WANT SEXUAL POSITIONS WE HAVEN'T YET COVERED.

>> Jon: I'M 50 DON'T TELL ME WHAT THEY ARE.

THANK YOU.

CONGRATULATIONS ON EVERYTHING.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Jon: GIRLS IS ON SUNDAY

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