LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham is apologizing to New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for making “narcissistic assumptions” about his motivations in an article published Friday her Lenny Letter.

In a discussion with Amy Schumer about the most recent Met Gala, Dunham said she was seated near Beckham, who she claimed was looking at his cellphone instead of her because he found her sexually unappealing.

Dunham apologized Saturday on her social media accounts, saying she projected her personal insecurities onto the football star and presented them as facts. She said she and Beckham have never met and, “after listening to a lot of valid criticism” understands that it is wrong to ascribe misogynistic thoughts to a stranger.

Beckham has not acknowledged Dunham’s original comments or apology on his social media accounts.

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4 thoughts on “Lena Dunham Apologizes To Odell Beckham Jr.

  1. So him not finding her attractive makes him a misogynist – That’s effectively what she said. Not liking her doesn’t mean he hates all women, it just means he’s wisely selective about his associates. I wouldn’t acknowledge a child molester either.

  2. Dunham comments about Beckman are a reflection of how feminists disproportionately focus on and pursue African-American men for alleged sexual transgressions. Both Dunham and Schumer are beneficiaries of white privilege. Dunham admitted to molesting her baby sister, and Schumer bragged during a speech about performing sex on a college student who was too intoxicated to know what was happening to him. Black celebrities making such statements would be ostracized from Hollywood.

    Sources: “Lena Dunham Cancels Appearances Amid Molestation Accusations.” By Lesley Messer. ABC News, Nov. 3, 2014.

    “Wait A Second, Did Amy Schumer Rape a Guy.” Thought Catalog, May 5, 2014. (Schumer’s speech at Ms. Foundation for Gloria Awards).

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