HBO Girls star Lena Dunham is everywhere these days. With ELLE and Vogue covers under her belt already, it was only a matter of time before Harper’s Bazaar tapped her for its cover girl. Dunham appears on the cover of the magazine’s November “The Daring Issue,” styled in a black Ralph Lauren turtleneck. Highlighting risk takers and style makers, this issue is a natural fit for the 29-year-old feminist actress, known for constantly breaking the boundaries.
Harper’s Bazaar coins Dunham the “Internet’s whipping girl,” as she has taken a lot of negative criticism online. “I’ve been put to bed for weeks from reading things about myself on sites that used to be considered feminist gospel,” she stated. “I love the Internet because it helped me discover everything that matters to me. But I also hate the internet because every piece of true pain I’ve experienced as an adult—with the exception of death in the family and breakups—has come from it.” (more…)