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Girls creator and actress Lena Dunham poses on the red carpet at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC
02/25/2014

Lena Dunham is set to take her humor to the iconic "Saturday Night Live" stage.

The long-running comedy show announced on its official Twitter account on Feb. 25 that Dunham, who stars on the HBO series "Girls," will host the show's March 8 episode, along with musical guest The National. This will mark the first time the actress has hosted "SNL."

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01/17/2014
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Girls creator and actress Lena Dunham poses on the red carpet at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

"Girls" creator and star Lena Dunham took to Twitter to respond to a controversy involving the photos from her recent Vogue shoot.

The blog Jezebel offered a $10,000 reward (Warning: post contains explicit language) on Thursday, Jan. 16, to anyone who could provide them with "unretouched" versions of the photos used in Dunham's spread and cover of Vogue's February issue. The website often highlights photos that have been digitally altered by programs such as Photoshop that result in celebrities looking disfigured or looking significantly slimmer.

01/15/2014
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Girls creator and actress Lena Dunham poses on the red carpet at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

"Girls" creator and actress Lena Dunham has landed her first Vogue cover and talks about the HBO show's sex scenes in an interview with the prestigious fashion magazine, which dubs her the "new queen of comedy" and the "hardest-working millennial in show business."

The 27-year-old actress and writer sports smoky eye makeup and a white and red polka dot top in a photo shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Dunham, who often gets naked on "Girls," talks about the show's sex scenes with Vogue in an interview published in the magazine's February 2014 issue and posted online on Jan. 15.

01/10/2014
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Lena Dunham, creator and star of HBOs Girls, appears with one of her two Golden Globe Awards at HBOs Golden Globes after party following the ceremony in Beverly Hills, California on Jan. 13, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Lena Dunham is defending the use of nudity in her HBO show "Girls."

The premium cable series, which depicts the lives of four very different female friends in their twenties in New York City, occasionally features nude and sexually-explicit scenes, as well as swearing. Dunham herself has so far showcased partial nudity in 11 scenes of "Girls."

04/24/2013

Christina Aguilera appeared at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in a cut-out, black, Victoria Beckham dress.

She was joined on the red carpet by Lena Dunham, Olivia Munn, Claire Danes, Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Mia Farrow, Barbara Walters, Marissa Mayer, Ricky Gervais, Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Roma Downey and more. Check out photos.

02/07/2013
Lena Dunham, creator and star of HBOs Girls, appears with one of her two Golden Globe Awards at HBOs Golden Globes after party following the ceremony in Beverly Hills, California on Jan. 13, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Lena Dunham, the Golden Globe-winning creator, writer and star of the raunchy HBO drama series "Girls," took to Twitter on Thursday, February 7, to deny reports that she did not vote in the November 2012 election.

Public records show that the 26-year-old is registered to vote in Brooklyn, where she bought a condo last year. The New York political blog Room Eight reported on Wednesday that New York City's voter file shows that the actress did not vote in the 2012 general election or in any local elections since she moved from her prior home in the Tribeca area.

02/01/2013
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After creating her own comedy series, netting a multi-million dollar book deal and earning two Golden Globe awards, Lena Dunham is gearing up for a new television project.

The 26-year-old writer, director and actress is teaming up with her "Girls" co-showrunner and producer Jenni Konner to develop a new TV series for HBO based on Betty Halbreich, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

12/09/2012
Lena Dunham appears in a still from the HBO series, Girls. - Provided courtesy of HBO

Lena Dunham of the HBO series "Girls" made headlines in recent months for her seven-figure book deal, and now, the 66-page, illustrated proposal has gone viral.

Dunham, 26, recently sold her book of "frank and funny advice on everything from sex to eating to traveling to work" for $3.7 million to Random House publishing in October.

10/27/2012
Lena Dunham appears in a still from her Barack Obama endorsement ad, My First Time. - Provided courtesy of BarackObama.com / YouTube

Lena Dunham has laughed off criticism over her provocative "First Time" Barack Obama endorsement commercial.

"It tickles me to no end that while my twitter feed was blowing up with conservative hate, I was literally hanging out in a pile of bisexuals," Dunham Tweeted on October 26.

10/08/2012
Lena Dunham appears in a still from the HBO series, Girls. - Provided courtesy of HBO

Lena Dunham is known for creating and acting in her Emmy nominated series "Girls," and now, she's adding yet another title to her resume.

Dunham, 26, has signed a seven-figure book deal with Random House Publishing. The Emmy nominated actress is set to publish her essay collection, "Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned," which Random House describes as "in the tradition of Helen Gurley Brown, David Sedaris, and Nora Ephron," offering "frank and funny advice on everything from sex to eating to traveling to work."