This article was originally published in the Daily Mail.
A media investigation into the allegations of rape featured in Lena Dunham’s recently-released memoir has refuted the claims of sexual assault made by the Girls creator.
The writer, actor and director dedicates a chapter of her book, Not That Kind Of Girl – for which she received a reported $3.7 million advance – to a boy she met at Oberlin College in Ohio identified as ‘Barry’, who she alleges raped her one night after a party.
The 28-year-old admits in the tome to drinking alcohol and taking Xanax and cocaine before inviting Barry back to her on-campus apartment, but says the encounter quickly turned aggressive, and that Barry twice removed the condom during intercourse without telling her.
‘I never gave permission to be rough, to stick himself inside me without a barrier between us,’ she wrote.
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