Lena Dunham and America Ferrera Blast Donald Trump at Democratic Convention: Grade Their Speech

Lena Dunham‘s oft-discussed figure got its moment in the spotlight at the Democratic National Convention.

“Hi, I’m Lena Dunham, and according to Donald Trump, my body is probably, like, a 2,” the Girls creator and star joked, as she introduced herself to the delegation.

“And I’m America Ferrera,” countered the star of Superstore and Ugly Betty. “And according to Donald Trump, I’m probably a rapist.”

After Dunham exclaimed that Ferrera isn’t actually Mexican, her podium buddy shot back, “And Preisdent Obama isn’t Kenyan, but that doesn’t stop Donald Trump!”

Ultimately, though, the actresses zeroed in on a difficult question looming over their heads. “We know what you’re all thinking,” confessed Dunham. “Why should [you] care what some television celebrity has to say about politics?”

“We feel the same way,” added Ferrera. “But [Trump, the former Celebrity Apprentice ringleader] is the Republican candidate — so we need to talk about him.”

Ferrera then turned serious, noting that “as the proud child of Honduran immigrants,” she attended public schools, relied on public arts programs, and “occasionally needed a free meal to get through the school day.”

Dunham, for her part, boasted that she’s “a pro-choice, feminist, sexual assault survivor with a chronic reproductive illness,” a woman who “Donald Trump thinks should be punished for exercising my constitutional rights.”

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  1. Abra says:

    There’s no z in “exercising”.

  2. Lucifer says:

    Lena admitted to sexually and emotionally abusing her sister for a decade in her trashy book, not to mention she falsely accused a man of rape and compared jewish people to dogs. Hillary having her speak for her says it all.

  3. Scott says:

    Pebbles Dunham says exactly what people expect her to say…in other news , water….wet.

  4. Bryan says:

    Two celebrities getting a few minutes to say what a meanie Trump is, including an elementary school-level statement that he is not making America great again, but HATE again. A little embarrassing.

    By calling out a bully over and over, and promoting peace, love, compassion and “let’s all just be nice to eachother”, you won’t win election. You have to show more power than just Flower Power.

    As a democrat, I’m sad to see that.