Why Dunham Thanked Lowe: An "Inside" Joke

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When Lena Dunham thanked Chad Lowe during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes last night, it took the audience a moment to get the joke. For those of us watching from home, it may have taken a little longer. But the reason had nothing to do with some moral support the actor gave the "Girls" creator; rather, it had to do with a very infamous slight he received from then-wife Hilary Swank when she won an Oscar in 2000.

Lowe got the joke, however, and took to Twitter to chime in after Dunham had accepted her award.

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Amanda Crum is a writer and artist from Kentucky. She's a fan of Edward Gorey, Hunter S. Thompson, and horror movies. You can follow her on Google:+Amanda Crum