Lena Dunham: I’ve lost weight over Trump
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Actress Lena Dunham credits a surprising factor for her recent weight loss: the election victory of President TrumpDonald John TrumpHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Countdown clock is on for Mueller conclusions Omar: White supremacist attacks are rising because Trump publicly says 'Islam hates us' MORE.

“Donald Trump became president and I stopped being able to eat food,” the "Girls" star and prominent Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Ex-Clinton aide: Dems should make 2020 'about integrity' Trump mounts Rust Belt defense MORE supporter said on Howard Stern’s Sirius XM show Monday, as first reported by Entertainment Weekly.

“Everyone’s been asking like, ‘What have you been doing?’ And I’m like, ‘Try soul-crushing pain and devastation and hopelessness and you, too, will lose weight.'”


Dunham also criticized Trump for calling her “a B-list actor with no mojo” rather than tackling America’s challenges.

“Here’s the funny thing,” she said when Stern asked if Trump is making “a mistake” focusing so closely on celebrities. "Of course it’s a mistake.”

“But we’re talking about him like he’s a person who is operating in a sane way, we’re talking about him like a person who doesn’t have a personality disorder,” added Dunham.

Dunham defended her pledge last year to relocate to Canada should Trump defeat Clinton for the presidency.

“[It] seemed like an impossible joke [that] would never happen,” she said of the 2016 race. "I was like, ‘The most qualified candidate we’ve ever had is running against a steak salesman. We’re going to be fine.’”

Dunham also discussed Trump last week, arguing his detractors are doing a disservice by attacking the president’s appearance.

“All he does is talk about women like they’re objects,” she said at a Thursday event promoting her HBO television series in New York. "It doesn’t reclaim our power to talk about him like an object. It doesn’t reclaim our power [to] insult his physicality.”