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Joan Rivers Disparages Lena Dunham in New Memoir, ‘Diary of a Mad Diva’

The 81-year-old comedienne refers to Dunham as “the first fat girl naked on the television".

By: Sarah Bauder

Published: June 18th, 2014 in Culture » Society » News

Joan Rivers has never been known to “bit her tongue”, so to speak. Evidently, the 81-year-old comedienne let’s loose on a myriad of Hollywood elite, including Lena Dunham, in her new book, Diary of a Mad Diva. Rivers unapologetically refers to the Girls star as “the first fat girl naked on the television.”

Rivers writes that if she has to see Dunham’s “a—, boobs or tattoos again, she wants HBO charged with crimes against humanity. If Dunham is free enough to have her fat ass on display, why isn’t she free enough to have a f—ing salad once in a while,” reports the New York Daily News.

Rivers goes on to call Dunham “boastful”, making reference to a women’s event where Dunham allegedly referred to herself as the lone “pioneer” for women in Hollywood, whilst standing before an audience that included Barbara Walters, Tina Fey, and Amy Poehler.

Other celebrities that have the pleasure of experiencing Rivers’ acerbic wrath in Diary of a Mad Diva include Tyra Banks, Miley Cyrus, Renee Zellweger, Adele, Anne Hathaway, Meg Ryan, Taylor Swift, and even Jennifer Aniston.

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