Lena Dunham Says She Deleted Twitter Because of 'Deranged Neo-Cons'

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Ryan Seacrest caught up with Lena Dunham on the Golden Globes red carpet tonight and she briefly mentioned having to tune out all the sociopaths on Twitter. Like a sane human being, she now never checks it. Except sometimes.

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In fact, she's cut back on tweeting. Dunham told Seacrest:

I deleted Twitter [ED NOTE: FIGURATIVELY?] because I'm trying to create a safer space for myself emotionally. People threaten my life and tell me what a cow I am, so I decided I was gonna... I check it occasionally, but it's not the same co-dependence Twitter and I once shared. It's the dark side of the Internet. There's a lot of people I love on Twitter, but unfortunately you can't read those without reading deranged Neocons telling you you should be buried under a pile of rocks.

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I see the shit so many non-famous women go through on twitter, so I can't blame her for this decision. The men (YEAH IT'S MOSTLY MEN SO FUCK OFF IF YOU CAN'T HANDLE REALITY) who just...GO AFTER women on twitter...sometimes I think they all have to be 12, right? Like who has the time? But then you sadly learn most of them *are* 20 and over. I can't imagine hating something so much to devote that much time to it.