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Lena Dunham Says She Has 'About' 19 People Who Stop Her From Tweeting

Lena Dunham made two appearances at the 2018 SXSW Festival!

First, the 31-year-old actress stopped by the Authenticity and Media conference to discuss a variety of topics on Saturday (March 10) in Austin, Tex.

Later, she attended the Half the Picture premiere at the Alamo Lamar later that night.

During the conference, she spoke about being outspoken on social media.

“The way I safeguard is I have about 19 people who are, at any point, about ready to stop me from tweeting — many of them paid,” Lena told the crowd.

She also spoke about her hysterectomy.

“[Anna Wintour] said, ‘Take your time but we would love for you to write something.’ As I started to grow out of my 20s, I felt like I was experiencing this thing that was so massive and so lonely and so complicated physically and emotionally and I had no idea that I wasn’t the only person. The only people I knew who had had hysterectomies were, like, my 67-year-old grandmother,” she explained. “What I was so happy about was that I got to understand how many of us there were and how many women had been promised a version of their body that they didn’t get up getting,” Lena added.

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Lena Dunham Honors J.J. Abrams at Athena Film Festival

Lena Dunham and J.J. Abrams hug it out at the 2018 Athena Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Friday night (February 23) at Barnard College in New York City.

The 31-year-old actor/director looked energetic and healthy after recently undergoing a full hysterectomy attended the event to honor the 51-year-old director with the Leading Man Award at the female-focused festival.

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“I think it’s pretty generous you even agreed to let a dude in the building, all things considered, at this moment in time,” Lena said on stage while honoring J.J.. “In a year in which so many men have been called out for being f–kboys at best and despicable predators at worst, it is such an honor to support and recognize the man who has used his power and prestige to support and advocate for women in the entertainment industry.”

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Lena Dunham Steps Out Following News of Her Hysterectomy

Lena Dunham is looking like she’s in good spirits after her recent revelation.

The 31-year-old Girls actress was spotted running errands around town on Wednesday (February 22) in New York City.

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Following the news of her split with Jack Antonoff, Lena revealed that she underwent a full hysterectomy in order to relieve herself of endometriosis pain.

She underwent the surgery after “years of complex surgeries measuring in the double digits.” She also remains hopeful about having kids in the future: “Adoption is a thrilling truth I’ll pursue with all my might,” she said.

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Jack Antonoff Reacts to Lena Dunham's Essay on Her Hysterectomy

Jack Antonoff has shared his ex girlfriend Lena Dunham‘s hysterectomy reveal essay on Twitter and wrote a short message along with the tweet.

“Beautiful piece,” the 33-year-old musician wrote. Lena and Jack split back in January.

Lena did mention Jack in the essay she wrote about the decision to remove her cervix and uterus.

“My beautiful partner, who has seen me through so much pain with compassion and care, has to be away for work, and I can feel us growing slowly apart, since life is so determined to display its full complexity right now,” Lena posted about her mood amid her pain from endometriosis. “I am surly and distant. I offer nothing. He reminds me again and again that I am still a woman and still alive, but I also know that soon—for so many reasons that have nothing to do with my uterus—we’ll slip away from each other and I will face everything I am losing in impossibly tiny steps.”

Lena Dunham Reveals She Had a Full Hysterectomy to Fight Her Endometriosis Pain

Lena Dunham underwent a major surgery to relieve herself of pain.

The 31-year-old Girls actress revealed in an essay for the March 2018 issue for Vogue that she had a full hysterectomy – removing her cervix and uterus – in order to relieve herself of endometriosis pain.

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Lena has been outspoken about her struggle with the painful condition, and had already undergone “years of complex surgeries measuring in the double digits.” She decided to remove her reproductive organs to end the pain once and for all.

She remains determined to have children: “I may have felt choiceless before, but I know I have choices now,” she wrote about planning for motherhood.

“Soon I’ll start exploring whether my ovaries, which remain someplace inside me in that vast cavern of organs and scar tissue, have eggs. Adoption is a thrilling truth I’ll pursue with all my might.”

For more, visit EndoFound.org.