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December 07, 2018

Lena Dunham: I Lied About Having Exonerating Information In Order to Protect a Girls Writer from a Rape Charge

Like a moth to a tawdry headline.

Lena Dunham, creator of the HBO series "Girls," is apologizing to a woman who accused a writer on her show of rape.

Dunham, 32, published an essay Wednesday in The Hollywood Reporter addressed to “Passengers” actress Aurora Perrineau. In it, she apologizes for defending writer Murray Miller, saying she did “something inexcusable.”

Perrineau filed a police report alleging Miller sexually assaulted her after a night out in Los Angeles in 2012, The Wrap reported.

"I woke up in Murray’s bed naked," Perrineau said in a statement for a polygraph test she took in September, the site reported. "He was on top of me having sexual intercourse with me. At no time did I consent to any sexual contact with Murray."

During their night out, Perrineau said she "repeatedly" told Miller she was 17.

Dunham came under fire for defending Miller after the claim became public. She and “Girls” co-showrunner Jenni Konner issued a joint statement to The Hollywood Reporter that they were confident the “accusation is one of the 3 percent of assault cases that are misreported every year."

Dunham is now taking back her defense.

“There are few acts I could ever regret more in this life,” she wrote. “I didn't have the ‘insider information’ I claimed but rather blind faith in a story that kept slipping and changing and revealed itself to mean nothing at all. I wanted to feel my workplace and my world were safe, untouched by the outside world (a privilege in and of itself, the privilege of ignoring what hasn't hurt you) and I claimed that safety at cost to someone else, someone very special."

In August, the LA DA declined to prosecute Murray.

The D.A.’s office said it investigated the possibility of charging Murray with one of two crimes: rape, specifically with an unconscious victim, and statutory rape.

Prosecutors said the three-year statute of limitations has expired on statutory rape, and declined to prosecute on the other rape charge, citing "inconsistencies and the delay in reporting."

"[T]here are inconsistencies which cannot be overcome," the DA's office said in a declination of charge document.

Perrineau, who has appeared in Jennifer Lawrence’s “Passengers” and is the daughter of “Lost” actor Harold Perrineau, filed a report in November 2017. At the time, TheWrap obtained the results of a polygraph test Perrineau said she passed in September in which she detailed her accusations against Murray, who was also a producer on the Fox animated comedies “King of the Hill” and “American Dad.”

An attorney for Perrineau, Alan Jackson, told TheWrap on Friday that his client's account has been consistent all along.


Perrineau initially believed the encounter with Miller took place in 2012, but later learned from text messages obtained by the LAPD that it actually occurred in late 2011, a person familiar with the situation told TheWrap.

At Twitchy: Hey, at least Dunham's apology runs with a glamour shot.

This will not go over well in leftwing circles, and the leftwing no longer views her as much of a celebrity and therefore no longer much of a political tool. They'll unperson her, and then we'll have to endure Lena Dunham doing blame-shifting for a year.

She's already started: Appearing on stage with Perrineau's mother, Lena Dunham said she had just begun to figure out how her "own heart and mind was colonized by patriarchy."

That's right -- The Patriarchy made her lie to get a guy off a rape charge.

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