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Lena Dunham Deleted Her Underwear Insta to Protect the Teens

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Earlier this morning, Lena Dunham posted a picture of herself wearing a pair of her boyfriend's black Lucky Brand boxers, joking that her dog ate all of her own underwear. Shortly after, the actress decided to delete the post, but she made it clear that the decision wasn't made out of body shame. Dunham captioned a photo of herself on her throne, a.k.a. a tabloid's "Fashion Police" column:

I just deleted a pic of me in my boyfriend's underwear. Just an FYI, I don't delete because I'm ashamed of my body; I delete because certain pics become hot beds for negativity. You think I want a teenager visiting my page and seeing a zillion comments about how fat I am? No, because that is hurtful to any person struggling, comparing, contrasting. So since the trollz came out, I will instead share a pic of me shining bright on my rightful throne (I'd wear any of these outfits btw)

We assume the negativity was really confusion over a grown man owning Lucky Brand boxers.