by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

The creator of HBO’s “Girls” is actually mad that Odell Beckham Jr. didn’t hit on her. The asexual feminist described her encounter with the New York Giants wide receiver, stating, "I was sitting next to Odell Beckham Jr., and it was so amazing because it was like he looked at me and he determined I was not the shape of a woman by his standards. He was like, 'That's a marshmallow. That's a child. That's a dog.'"

"It wasn't mean – he just seemed confused," Dunham, 30, continued. "The vibe was very much like, 'Do I want to f--- it? Is it wearing a... yep, it's wearing a tuxedo. I'm going to go back to my cell phone.' It was like we were forced to be together, and he literally was scrolling Instagram rather than have to look at a woman in a bow tie."

Girl, please.

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Dunham’s reverse sexism angered Black Twitter and fans, who jumped to Beckham’s defense on social media. Amidst the backlash, Dunham attempted to apologize for hyper-sexualizing Beckham on Instagram.

"Despite my moments of bravado, I struggle at industry events (and in life) with the sense that I don't rep a certain standard of beauty and so when I show up to the Met Ball surrounded by models and swan-like actresses it's hard not to feel like a sack of flaming garbage. This felt especially intense with a handsome athlete as my dinner companion and a bunch of women I was sure he'd rather be seated with," she said. "But I went ahead and projected these insecurities and made totally narcissistic assumptions about what he was thinking, then presented those assumptions as facts. I feel terrible about it. Because after listening to lots of valid criticism, I see how unfair it is to ascribe misogynistic thoughts to someone I don't know AT ALL. Like, we have never met, I have no idea the kind of day he's having or what his truth is. But most importantly, I would never intentionally contribute to a long and often violent history of the over-sexualization of black male bodies - as well as false accusations by white women towards black men."

I owe Odell Beckham Jr an apology. Despite my moments of bravado, I struggle at industry events (and in life) with the sense that I don't rep a certain standard of beauty and so when I show up to the Met Ball surrounded by models and swan-like actresses it's hard not to feel like a sack of flaming garbage. This felt especially intense with a handsome athlete as my dinner companion and a bunch of women I was sure he'd rather be seated with. But I went ahead and projected these insecurities and made totally narcissistic assumptions about what he was thinking, then presented those assumptions as facts. I feel terrible about it. Because after listening to lots of valid criticism, I see how unfair it is to ascribe misogynistic thoughts to someone I don't know AT ALL. Like, we have never met, I have no idea the kind of day he's having or what his truth is. But most importantly, I would never intentionally contribute to a long and often violent history of the over-sexualization of black male bodies- as well as false accusations by white women towards black men. I'm so sorry, particularly to OBJ, who has every right to be on his cell phone. The fact is I don't know about his state of mind (I don't know a lot of things) and I shouldn't have acted like I did. Much love and thanks, Lena
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This isn’t the first time Dunham’s been swerved.

At the same gala, she described “attempt[ing] to grind my ass on Michael B. Jordan,” and #3 on her “12 Things I Learned in 2012 article for Vanity Fair was, “Drake is not interested in you romantically or even sexually. :(“

Take the hint, boo. He’s just not that into you. In the Cowboys locker room, Beckham responded to the issue, telling reporters, “Honestly, I didn’t really know much about the situation to really address and sit there. There’s never any bad blood between me and anybody and I’m sure that it will get handled or settled however, but right now the biggest focus is the Cowboys.”

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Tiffani Greenway is the wife and mom behind MyMommyVents, a New York city parenting blog. Her tips have been seen on Yahoo Parenting, Mommy Noire, and Fit Pregnancy. Find more of Tiffani's work at mymommyvents.com.

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