The star has publicly apologised once more over her behaviour
Lena Dunham appeared on stage with Aurora Perrineau’s mom, Brittany, on the Hollywood Reporters Energy 100 Girls In Leisure occasion. It comes after Dunham admitted to publicly denying an allegation that Perrineau’s daughter made.
Lena Dunham publicly apologised to actress Aurora Perrineau for a second time yesterday (December 6) for controversially talking in defence of Women author Murray Miller, who was accused of sexual assault by Perrineau final 12 months.
Dunham was on the top of a backlash in November 2017 after she and Women show-runner Jenni Konner initially defended Miller following the publication of Perrineau’s allegations. Miller “categorically and vehemently” denied Perrineau’s allegations, describing the claims as “outrageous” in a press release issued on the time by his legal professional. The Los Angeles District Lawyer’s workplace introduced again in August that they might not be prosecuting Miller following an investigation.
The actress and Women creator subsequently provided an apology on Twitter for defending Miller, expressing “remorse” on behalf of herself and Konner for having initially supported their colleague.
Now, Dunham has appeared on stage with Aurora’s mom, describing her “remorse” at her behaviour. She additionally described this as her “best second of evolutions and training.”
She added: “Final November when Brittany’s daughter Aurora accused a pal of mine of sexual assault, I denied her expertise publicly. That can all the time be my best remorse.
“…I’m standing right here with my pricey pal Brittany Perrineau. I like Brittany. I like her. I snigger together with her…Brittany taught me that at 32 years outdated, it’s time to embrace the actual shit and put my huge lady pants on.”
Along with talking on the occasion, Dunham additionally penned a ‘visitor editor’ letter revealed by The Hollywood Reporter wherein she mirrored on why she had defended Miller and apologised as soon as once more to Perrineau for her determination.
She wrote: “I made a horrible mistake. When somebody I knew, somebody I had cherished as a brother, was accused, I did one thing inexcusable: I publicly spoke up in his defence. There are few acts I may ever remorse extra on this life.
“I didn’t have the ‘insider info’ I claimed however quite blind religion in a narrative that stored slipping and altering and revealed itself to imply nothing in any respect. I needed to really feel my office and my world have been protected, untouched by the surface world (a privilege in and of itself, the privilege of ignoring what hasn’t harm you) and I claimed that security at value to another person, somebody very particular.”
She mentioned Perrineau had “been on my thoughts and in my coronary heart day-after-day this 12 months”, including: “I like you. I’ll all the time love you. I’ll all the time work to proper that unsuitable.”