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Lena Dunham Rips Biz Partners for 'Fat is Not Beautiful' Sweatshirt She Helped Design

Posted September 13, 2018 under Fashion

Lena Dunham

Revolve Screwed Me

With ‘Fat is Not Beautiful’ Sweatshirt

9/13/2018 9:54 AM PDT

Lena Dunham is backing up the bus over Revolve … saying the company essentially stabbed her in the back when it put her “Fat is not Beautiful” sweatshirt on a skinny white chick.

Lena says she had teamed with Revolve to roll out the shirts which read, “Fat is not beautiful it’s an excuse.” She says the intent was to reclaim the hateful phrases Internet trolls use — a la rappers using the n-word.

But, she says that all backfired when the clothing company “presented the sweatshirts on thin white women.” Lena says that destroyed any attempt to reclaim the phrase because … well, now it just seems mean. She’s right. It ain’t a great look.