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Lena Dunham shares love of ‘rad chick' Holly Willoughby

The TV star has been living in the UK and developed a taste for daytime TV.

Lena Dunham has revealed that living in the UK has led to a love for Holly Willoughby.

The Girls creator, who has been living in Cardiff while filming her new TV series Industry, has frequently spoken about her love of British shows.

She told the UK version of Cosmopolitan: “I turn on This Morning and I just love watching her. It’s like the greatest hug from the television.

“I like that she’s funny, she’s real, and she’ll tear up if something makes her emotional, she’ll laugh really hard, and she’ll talk about getting drunk.

“She’s just a rad chick.”

Dunham, who split from singer and producer Jack Antonoff two years ago after five years together, has also been passionate advocate for ITV2 dating show Love Island.

While she said being single has been healing for her, she added: “If someone came up to me and they were sweet and asked me to dinner at a pub, or whatever you people do in England, I’d be like, ‘Yeah, totally’.

“Or if they brought Celebrity Love Island back, I would be so tempted.”

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Dunham also spoke about recovering from a hysterectomy, saying: “The freeing thing about my hysterectomy is that I know that I’m going to become a mother in a non-traditional way, whether it’s through eggs that I’ve frozen or through adoption, and so I’m not stuck in that race.

“I don’t care if I’m in a relationship.

“Here’s the thing: if I meet someone who I think would be great to raise children with, that’s wonderful, but I’ve compromised on too many things in my life.

“I’m not going to compromise on that.

“The last two years have been the best time of my life.

“I feel like it’s pretty damn hard for someone to knock me down.”

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