Lena Dunham demands retraction from Truth Revolt, which refuses

November 5, 2014 2:28 AM

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LOS ANGELES — Lena Dunham's attorneys on Tuesday fired off a cease-and-desist letter to Truth Revolt, the conservative blog that suggested her book described sexual abuse of her younger sister, threatening a defamation lawsuit unless it withdraws its story and apologizes. The blog refused — "because quoting a woman’s book does not constitute a 'false' story."

Truth Revolt published the story last Wednesday, quoting passages from Dunham's "Not That Kind of Girl" in which the author describes experimenting with Grace Dunham when she was a toddler and beyond. The headline, "Lena Dunham Describes Sexually Abusing Her Little Sister" and story sent Dunham into...

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