Lena Dunham: Clinton coverage 'rabidly sexist'

Lena Dunham, who has been stumping for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSunday Shows preview: Lawmakers, Trump allies discuss Russia probe, migrant family separation Giuliani: FBI, prosecutors investigating Trump belong in the psych ward Des Moines Register front page warns Iowa could lose up to 4M from Chinese tariffs MORE, is calling the way the Democratic presidential front-runner has been portrayed in the media “gendered and rabidly sexist.”

The 29-year-old actress and writer behind HBO’s “Girls” — who hit the campaign trail in Iowa for Clinton earlier this month — tells Variety, “The way that Hillary Clinton’s been talked about in the media is so gendered and rabidly sexist in every single portrayal.”

In a story published Sunday, the entertainer said of Clinton, “Whether it’s the attacks on her personal life or the adjectives that are used to describe her clothing, we have to do a full reexamination.”

“Like I literally want to make a list that we hand to media outlets that says, ‘These are the words you can’t use when describing a female candidate: shrill, inaccessible, difficult, frumpy, plastic.’” Dunham didn’t specify any particular media organizations or publications she was referring to.

“If we were allowed to talk about male candidates like that,” Dunham added, “I’d have a f------ field day. I’d enjoy my life so much.”

“Sorry,” Dunham said with a slight smile, “I get too worked up.”