Lena Dunham Defends Taylor Swift's Right Not To Speak Out Against Trump
Huffington Post - about 1 month
Lena Dunham, like most of Hollywood, made it beyond clear she was rooting for Hillary Clinton to win last year’s presidential election.
But while Dunham was out there writing op-eds, giving speeches and appearing in awkward rap parodies in an attempt to support her candidate, her pal Taylor Swift remained suspiciously silent, leading to increasingly loud backlash.
In new interview with Rolling Stone, however, the “Girls” star defended Swift’s decision to keep her political beliefs to herself.
“I just think everyone has to do it their way,” Dunham told the magazine when asked if she thought the backlash against Swift was unfair. “When I was lesser known, I was like, ‘Who could not share their opinion?’ Then I found out that when you talk about politics, people straight up tweet you the floor plan of your house and say they’re coming to your house. You have to fucking watch it because people are nuts.”
Swift still hasn’t publicly said if she supported one of the two major
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