Lena Dunham attends SiriusXM's "Howard Stern Birthday Bash" on Jan. 31, 2014, in New York.
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Lena Dunham has publicly apologized after making a joke on Twitter about being molested, which some saw as insensitive.
In the "SNL" sketch, Dunham parodied her frequent nude scenes on "Girls" by playing Eve in the Garden of Eden.
The following day, one Twitter user wrote "You don't always have to get naked!" in reference to the skit, to which Dunham, 27, responded: "Please tell that to my uncle, mister. He's been making me!"
Some of Dunham's Twitter followers said the comment was in poor taste and offensive to sex abuse victims. Others pointed out hypocrisy, as Dunham recently took to Twitter to defend Dylan Farrow
for voicing claims that she was molested by her estranged father Woody Allen
Following the public outcry, Dunham deleted the Twitter post before issuing a mea culpa:
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