Hillary Clinton Admits to Lena Dunham: I ”Turned Down” Bill Clinton Twice …

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Hillary Clinton Admits to Lena Dunham: I ”Turned Down” Bill Clinton Twice Before Marrying Him.

Lena Dunham, the star of the popular HBO show Girls, interviewed top Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton in a bid to attract millennial women voters, according to Politico. was thrilled to have interview for her new digital newsletter Lenny (launching Sept. 29), and while they talked about major topics like feminism and the upcoming presidential election, the Girls actress couldn’t help but address one personal topic with the candidate: her marriage to Bill Clinton. “You are a woman with so many accomplishments and so many interests and you were uniting with someone who was clearly heading toward the public eye in such a specific way,” Dunham begins. “Did you have anxiety about that—about the concept of losing your own identity in the process of joining forces with someone who clearly had political ambitions?” “I was terrified about losing my identity and getting lost in the kind of wake of Bill’s force-of-nature personality,” she reveals to Dunham. “I actually turned him down twice when he asked me to marry him.On Sept. 29, Lenny – the new email newsletter from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner – will make its debut in inboxes across the land, promising a weekly discourse on feminism, style, health, politics, and friendship.The former secretary of state, who has been combating sinking poll numbers due to her email scandal, sat down with 29-year-old Girls creator Lena Dunham to help debut Dunham’s new feminist newsletter, Lenny Letter. The interview is set to be made available online Tuesday for subscribers to Dunham’s new website, LennyLetter.com, a newsletter that is expected to focus on feminism, politics, and health.

Dunham co-created LennyLetter with “Girls” executive producer Jennifer Konner. “I’m hoping that people will not be afraid to say, ‘That doesn’t mean you hate men,’” Clinton added. “It doesn’t mean you want to separate out the world, so you’re not a part of ordinary life — that’s not what it means at all! This chat followed a breezy appearance on Ellen, a segment on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and a sit-down with fashion and beauty site Refinery29, all in an effort to make the presidential hopeful seem more approachable and fun. It just means that we believe that women have the same rights as men, politically, culturally, socially, economically.” Clinton discussed another serious women’s issue, sexual assault, last week in an interview with the website Refinery29. Dunham tells EW that talking to Clinton was not only an honor but pure pleasure. “We talked about a range of issues both political and personal and it was probably the best hour of my life,” Dunham says. “She is, for lack of better words, a down ass chick.” You can see a teaser clip of the interview below, and can hear Dunham’s interview on Entertainment Weekly Radio about all things Lenny on the day of its debut, Sept. 29 at noon on Sirius XM, 105. The day Clinton announced, the Girls star posted a photo of the new ‘H’ logo and called it her ‘new tramp stamp.’ She also posted the photo of Clinton with her Blackberry, made famous by the ‘Texts from Hillary’ meme and wrote, ‘this is Hillary reading a text from me that says “with you every step of the way, gurl.” #MyPresident.’ ‘Had the pleasure of visiting campaign headquarters in my very own Brooklyn!

It was a big leap of faith, and I think most marriages are,” she says, candidly. “I mean, you really do just sort of say, ‘Okay, I think I know what it’s gonna be like, but I don’t know for sure. Let’s find out.'” If there’s one lesson Hillary wants young women to take from her story and her apprehensiveness to marry Bill, she says, “Don’t be reluctant to make decisions, and don’t rush into them.

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