Soap star’s guilty plea, Lena Dunham’s book flap

December 10, 2014 8:19 PM

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Soap star’s guilty plea, Lena Dunham’s book flap

Soap opera actor Freddie Smith has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the car crash that seriously injured his girlfriend in northeast Ohio. The 26-year-old Days of Our Lives actor from Los Angeles lost control of a vehicle Oct.7. He pleaded guilty to felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor driving under the influence. The Star-Beacon in Ashtabula reports Smith told a judge he fell asleep because he’d been drinking. His blood-alcohol level was .093, above Ohio’s legal limit of .08.

A section from Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl that recounts an assault while she was in college is being changed to make clear that the assailant’s name is a pseudonym. Random House announced that the digital edition and future print editions of Dunham’s bestselling memoir will include the clar...

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