GET YOUR PARTY ON: This summer's coolest party and music gig website with all the hottest local entertainment news!

VOTE AND WIN: You could win an iPad Mini by voting for your favourite local celeb in the Channel24 Awards!

Lena Dunham's heart breaks for Rihanna

2013-01-24 17:58
 
Lena Dunham
Los Angeles - Lena Dunham takes fame seriously, and she's worried about Rihanna and her young fans.

The Girls creator and star - who recently won two Golden Globe Awards - has spoken out about the 24-year-old Diamonds singer's reconciliation with Chris Brown after he beat her in 2009.

She also thinks Rihanna posts inappropriate content on her Instagram site that can be seen by her young fans.

During an interview with Alec Baldwin's Here's The Thing podcast on Monday, the 26-year-old actress said: "[Fame is] an amazing thing and it's a platform that you have to take seriously.

"Which is why sometimes, it's like... I used to be really into Rihanna, that pop star, and then it's like - again, I don't want to ever throw stones from my glass house - but I follow her on Instagram and I just think about how many little girls beyond what I could even comprehend are obsessed with Rihanna.

"Like, you know, she left Barbados, she's had this amazing career, she's won a Grammy... She's talented. And then she gets back together with Chris Brown and posts a million pictures of them smoking marijuana together on a bed. And it cracks my heart in half in a way that makes me feel like I'm 95 years old."

Lena also claimed that fame has made her far more conscious of what she says and promotes.

She said: "I realise now that there are 17-year-old girls who come up to me and tell me that the show means a lot to them."

- BangShowBiz

NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent Gossip

Attorney says US man punched by singer Chris Brown settles lawsuit ; no amount given Read More »

Retired boxer Mike Tyson claims he was ''snatched'' off the street when he was seven years old and sexually abused. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.