Lena Dunham cancels Europe tour

Lena Dunham has cancelled the rest of her European tour promoting her autobiography, Not That Kind of Girl, after a stop in Amsterdam. The writer, director and actress flew back to New York reportedly feeling ill, according to a statement.

Dunham's abrupt departure follows an online row over her memoir. Dunham found herself a target last weekend when right-wing conservative media accused her of child abuse. Anti-progressive blog The Truth Revolt posted a snippet of her book online in which Dunham describes how she studied the genitals of her younger sister as a 7 year old girl.

The Truth Revolt headlined the post: "Lena Dunham describes how she sexually abused her sister."

Dunham responded in anger, and turned the tables on her critics suggesting it was they who had deep-seeded issues for sexualizing her story from when she was a pre-pubescent girl.


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