Lena Dunham brands Kanye West's 'Famous' music video 'sickening'

Never one to bite her tongue, eh?

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Oh we bloody love Lena Dunham, we do. When it comes to all things feminism, you can guarantee she's gonna speak up and nail it (see: her recent essay in support of Kesha.) Well now she's got something to say about Kanye West's controversial 'Famous' video; which sees a wax figure of her BFF Taylor Swift in bed with 'Ye naked.

Yup - despite acknowledging that Kanye's Lena's branded the video 'sickening;' calling it 'one of the more disturbing 'artistic' efforts in recent memory.'

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Getting real in a Facebook post, Lena said: "I can't watch it ... if it feels informed and inspired by the aspects of our culture that make women feel unsafe even in their own beds, in their own bodies.

"Let's break it down: at the same time Brock Turner is getting off with a light tap for raping an unconscious woman and photographing her breasts for a group chat ... As assaults are Periscoped across the web and girls commit suicide after being exposed in ways they never imagined... While Bill Cosby's crimes are still being uncovered and understood as traumas for the women he assaulted but also massive bruises to our national consciousness ... Now I have to see the prone, unconscious, waxy bodies of famous women, twisted like they've been drugged and chucked aside at a rager?

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"I'm sure that Bill Cosby doll being in the bed alongside Donald Trump is some kind of statement, that I'm probably being trolled on a super high level.

"I know that there's a hipper or cooler reaction to have than the one I'm currently having. But guess what? I don't have a hip cool reaction, because seeing a woman I love like Taylor Swift (fuck that one hurt to look at, I couldn't look), a woman I admire like Rihanna or Anna, reduced to a pair of waxy breasts made by some special effects guy in the Valley, it makes me feel sad and unsafe and worried for the teenage girls who watch this and may not understand that grainy roving camera as the stuff of snuff films."

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