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Maybe Lena Dunham Doesn't Hate L.A.: She's Buying A Hollywood Home (Photos)
Lena Dunham, "a voice of a generation" of 20-something types living in Brooklyn, swore Los Angeles wasn't the place for her, and yet here she is.
The creator of HBO's GIRLS is reportedly getting ready to close on a deal for a cute 2,500 square-foot home in Western Hollywood's Spaulding Square just south of Sunset Boulevard, according to TMZ. She's expected to pay nearly $2.7 million for the home that dates back to the 1920s.
Page Six says the home has three bedrooms, a saltwater pool, three covered porches, a guest house and Greek columns that Cher Horowitz would call totally classic. The home was at one point owned by actor George Peppard of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and “The A-Team” fame.
Dunham seems to have had a change of mind about Los Angeles. She, like so many other New Yorkers before her, complained that the city just wasn't her style. Here's how Vogue put it when they put her on their cover last year:
It is easiest to do video editing for one season, and brainstorming for the next, on the West Coast. “I like Los Angeles, but more than two weeks and I start to get a very sad feeling,” she explains. “You eat well there, and you take hikes, and my dog”—a rescue pet named Lamby—“loves it, but ultimately it’s not the right place for me.” In most contexts, she still feels like a Hollywood outsider. “I went early on to a party at a really famous person’s house. They had a private chef there making pizza, and I remember the dog was wearing a bow tie. Every time I looked around, it would be like, Is that someone I know from camp? No, that’s Ashton Kutcher. It was such a weird scene. I remember thinking, I don’t feel at home here, and no matter how long this is my job, I will never feel at home here. And if I do start to feel at home here”—her brow furrows—“someone should really worry about me.”
It's not as if she has abandoned NYC by any stretch: Dunham recently went in on a $5 million Brooklyn pad with her boyfriend Jack Antonoff. She's come a long way real estate-wise from her $500,000 1-bedroom in Brooklyn Heights.
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