Putting yourself out there — the good, the bad, the ugly — in the social media age can be a high-risk, high-reward endeavor, to put it mildly. Few people know that quite as well as writer, director, producer, and actor Lena Dunham. Lena shot to superstardom at only 24 years old when her hit HBO show “Girls” debuted in 2012 and has been living her life very much in the public eye ever since. Lena tells Claire about her lifelong love of self-expression and creativity, how being so open about the hard things in her life actually helps her heal, and how her relationship with womanhood, grief, and loss intersects with her writing. Plus, Lena and Claire discuss how early experiences shaped their views on Roe v. Wade.

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Putting yourself out there — the good, the bad, the ugly — in the social media age can be a high-risk, high-reward endeavor, to put it mildly. Few people know that quite as well as writer, director, producer, and actor Lena Dunham. Lena shot to superstardom at only 24 years old when her hit HBO show “Girls” debuted in 2012 and has been living her life very much in the public eye ever since. Lena tells Claire about her lifelong love of self-expression and creativity, how being so open about the hard things in her life actually helps her heal, and how her relationship with womanhood, grief, and loss intersects with her writing. Plus, Lena and Claire discuss how early experiences shaped their views on Roe v. Wade.


 


Do you have something you want Claire’s help with? Send her a question to be featured on an upcoming episode by emailing us at [email protected] or submitting one at www.bit.ly/newdayask.


 


Want to connect? Join the New Day Facebook Group!  https://www.facebook.com/groups/newdaypod


 


Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows go to lemonadamedia.com/sponsors.


 


To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to lemonadamedia.com/show/newday/ shortly after the air date.


 


Follow Claire on IG and FB @clairebidwellsmith or Twitter @clairebidwell and visit her website: www.clairebidwellsmith.com.


 


Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. 


 


Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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