'Girls': Judd Apatow, Lena Dunham defend the show's nudity, 'unlikable' characters

To say that the "Girls" panel at the TCA winter press tour on Thursday (Jan. 9) was contentious would be a bit of an understatement. From word one, creator Lena Dunham and executive producers Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner were on the defensive regarding a handful of criticisms reporters were all too pleased to lob at the just renewed HBO dramedy."I have a question for Ms. Dunham," the very first query began. "I don't get the purpose of all the nudity on the show, by you particularly. I feel like I'm walking into a trap where you go, 'Nobody complains about the nudity on 'Game of Thrones.' But I get why there's nudity. They're doing it to be salacious and, you know, to titillate people. And your character is often naked just at random time for no reason.""It's because it's a realistic expression of what it's like to be alive, and I totally get it...



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