Lena Dunham called Kanye’s “Famous” video depicting naked celebrities “disturbing.”
On Monday, the 30-year-old actress posted a long rant on her Facebook account attacking the singer for his video that shows naked portrayals of celebrities like Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, George W. Bush, Caitlyn Jenner and many others. (RELATED: Lena Dunham: Women Apologize Too Much)
“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,” Dunham wrote. “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?”
“It gives me such a sickening sense of dis-ease,” she added. “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,” she continued.
“Here’s the thing, Kanye: you’re cool,” she said. “Make a statement on fame and privacy and the Illuminati or whatever is on your mind! But I can’t watch it, don’t want to 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.”