Lena Dunham's 'Rage Spiral' Over Nudity Question

The writer, director and star of HBO's "Girls" became upset when asked about her nudity on the show.
3:00 | 01/13/14

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Transcript for Lena Dunham's 'Rage Spiral' Over Nudity Question
george. Now we'll talk about the hbo hit qup girls" creating buzz for something that happened off screen. Lena dunham was asked why she spent so much time on the show with her clothes off. That stirred up the debate. Amy robach with the details. Reporter: The show reveals how a quirky young writer tries to keep the emotional roller coaster of her life on track. One critic thinks the show might be revealing too much. I'm going to place you on hold for a brief moment. Reporter: It's a sight fans are all too familiar with. Star lena dunham showing off her girls. I never see you naked, you always see me naked. Reporter: But when a tv critic asked her about her frequent nudity at a press conference on thursday, an all-out war of words ensued. Dunham telling him, it's a realistic expression of what it's like the be alive. If you're not into me, that's your problem. This morning, malloy is speaking out. I thought that was a big artistic choice. I was inquiring why she made that choice. Reporter: Jenny said dunham was in a rage spiral saying he accused her of showing her body too much. I never criticized her appearance and would never. It would be crazy and tasest and awful. Reporter: It's not the first time critics spoke up. Last season, her character had a weekend affair with patrick wellsen. Claiming the tryst between the mismatched pair was implausible and uncomfortable and that same no holds bard attitude was on display at the golden globes. Right here, honey. What is the most girly thing about you? My genitals. Reporter: As for her spat with malloy, she's not responded for comment. If the past is any indication, it looks like she'll stick to her own naked truth. George is so happy we could revisit that. Tim malloy says he wants people to stop tweeting him. It doesn't change the world in any way. He wants people to go to a charity, volunteer, make a difference. Take your rage somewhere else and do good with it. There you go. Good advice. He's still blushing. He is still blushing.

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