"I'm not that fat, Howard," Dunham told the host.
While Dunham deserves some credit for standing up for herself, the implications about Detroiters aren't so praiseworthy. Sure, the city struggles with obesity -- like more than 35 percent of Americans, according to the Center For Disease Control and Prevention -- and Michigan's rate is the fifth highest.
But that doesn't mean we need Dunham to remind us -- and we're wondering whether the actress ever visited the Mitten State to research the part of "Hannah," the Michigan-bred writer she plays on TV. »
- Kate Abbey-Lambertz
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