Last year, Lena Dunham made headlines after an awkward photo of her attempting to kiss Brad Pitt went viral.
The photo was taken on the red carpet for their film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Many people felt it showed inappropriate behavior on Lena's part:
But not everyone was bothered by the photo. Some assumed it was just an awkward but harmless moment captured on camera:
Well, in an interview with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live, Lena Dunham just spoke out about the photo and the backlash she faced for it.
"I don't know if you remember, there was a sort of awkward photo taken of the two of us," Lena said to Andy when asked about working with Brad.
"Well, the way the internet read it was I had somehow physically accosted him, causing him a great deal of stress," she continued.
Lena clarified that the two are actually good friends and the awkward photo is just...well, an awkward photo:
I would never force a kiss on Brad Pitt. I respect him far too much as an artist and a friend.