Lena Dunham Apologises For Her Involvement In The Revolve Fat-Shaming Sweater Fiasco

While at first look it’s hard to see how this could ever be seen as acceptable, Lena explained that originally there was some positive intention behind the product. The shirt is part of a range of jumpers featuring real life quotes from women who have experienced trolling online and was meant to shine a light on how cruelly women are treated on the internet. Other quotes included “Horrible result of modern feminism” (apparently said to Lena), “If you translated a bum onto her face, she’d have a better face” (said to Suki Waterhouse) and “Too boney to be boned” (a comment made about Cara Delevingne).

However, when modeled by Revolve’s marketing team on “thin white women,” the meaning behind this particular sentiment is clearly distorted and is likely to be interpreted differently – as Lena accepts in her apology.

The sweatshirts were originally called out by