Q & A
PJ: What’s your name?
LD: Lena Dunham
PJ: Your birthday?
LD: May 13, 1986
PJ: What’s your star sign
PJ: Your blood type?
LD: Tiger blood:)
PJ: What type of men do you like?
LD: Ones who like me!!!
PJ: What type don’t you like?
LD: Pretension is physically revolting to me, as are violence and fedoras.
PJ: Who are your current lovers?
LD: My partner of 5 years, Jack. My favorite google subject, James Dean. And my friend Bill is gay and married to a gorgeous perfect man, but he writes the best letters.
PJ: What’s your favourite food?
LD: Rice pudding forever.
PJ: What food don’t you like?
LD: Deviled eggs can really ruin my day.
PJ: What’s your favourite fashion?
LD: A sundress and slides. Pajamas. Crystals jangling at the bottom of my purse.What fashion don’t you like?Too much formality, matching accessories, anything "business casual."
PJ: What’s your hobby?
LD: Dogs and googling.
PJ: What were you doing last Sunday?
LD: Lying in bed reading obscure articles on women and chronic pain.
PJ: When did you wake up this morning?
LD: 10 am- luxury ! And yet it felt like 6am.
PJ: Who’s your favourite fashion designer?
LD: Aside from my old friend Peter Jensen? Rihanna for Puma, Rachel Comey, Rachel Antonoff, ALC, LPA, Jenny Lyons. I like intuitively and playfully designer casual separates that let me feel like a school girl and a CEO all at once.
PJ: Favourite lipstick?
LD: Margo by Marc Jacobs.
LD: An obscure organic product called Blemish Balm.
LD: Amber oil from Whole Foods- my yoga teacher uses it and she smells like peace & love.
PJ: What colour hair do you wish you were born with?
LD: Flaming red curls.
PJ: Are you a good cook?
LD: Probably the worst cook you know. Probably the worst cook in New York.
PJ: What food do you cook best?
LD: I can arrange store bought cookies on a plate with gusto.
PJ: What do you wear when you sleep?
LD: I wear pajamas and I love it when they have some real style. Whether they're La Ligne or Joe Boxer for K Mart, they need to be soft and flirty and not require underwear even if I'm entertaining guests.
PJ: What did you eat when you woke up this morning?
LD: My father made me a piece of avocado toast on gluten free bread. He just discovered it and doesn't understand the trend. It's adorable.
PJ: What’s your favourite word?
PJ: What words don’t you like?
LD: Words of cruelty. When expletives are used in place of original, stylish language.
PJ: What’s your favourite flower?
LD: A lily, even just one.
PJ: Favourite colour?
LD: Orange, especially faded a bit, watered down.
PJ: What’s your favourite season?
LD: Winter. I love enforced coziness.
PJ: Where do you most want to go now?
LD: I haven't been able to travel much because of the intensity of work and so my dream is to spend a few weeks in Canada on Prince Edward Island with my sibling Grace, writing and looking at obscure tourist attractions.
PJ: What’s your job?
LD: I'm a writer who also acts, directs, produces and publishes other people's work on lennyletter.com.
PJ: Do you like your work?
LD: I love my work beyond compare. Almost too much, my family and partner might say.
PJ: Do you like your job?
LD: I don't always like what comes along with being a boss- time management, confronting issues, rallying the troops- and being a celebrity has its own complexities. I try not to complain but don't we all deserve to?
PJ: Do you like your voice?
LD: Yes! It's loud and goofy and distinctly feminine and I'm told to "shhh" a lot.
PJ: What is your dream of the future?
LD: Universal healthcare for the American people, along with improved anti-discrimination laws and safe, legal abortion for every woman in the world.
PJ: What’s the happiest thing about your life?
LD: Getting to do what I love with people I love. I never thought I'd be so lucky.
PJ: How about the saddest?
LD: I am chronically ill with endometriosis. 1 in 10 women have the disease but it's under researched, highly painful and it's lonely to spend a sunny day in bed watching the world pass you by. Thank God I love to read and write.
PJ: What part of your self do you like best?
LD: My two big front teeth and the tiny teeth beside them.
PJ: What part of your self don’t you like?
LD: My eyebrows require endless work and patience.
PJ: What part of your personality do you like best?
LD: I never give up.
PJ: What part of your personality don’t you like?
LD: I never give up.
PJ: What is your habit?
LD: Green tea until my hands shake.
PJ: When was your first love?
LD: When I was 20 years old.
PJ: What kind of guy was he?
LD: Kind and spiritual sign lovely hands.
PJ: What type of guy’s your current lover?
LD: He is smart, funny, driven, stubborn and he doesn't permit any bullshit in our house.
PJ: What do you expect from him?
LD: Honesty, evens even when I don't like it. He never says an unkind word about what I look like or my goals.
PJ: What did you dream last night?
LD: I got so many new dogs in my dreams!
PJ: Do you believe in dreams?
LD: They're a wonderful playground to work out your pains and sorrows.
PJ: Do you believe in jinxes?
LD: I try not to!
PJ: Do you believe in magic?
LD: I really do. I've seen it.
PJ: Do you believe in god?
LD: I've seen hints and they can't be denied. But God is not a white man in the sky. I've seen God and she was black :)