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Lena Dunham Says She 'Stopped Being Able To Eat' After Trump Became President

02/07/2017 10:39 EST | Updated 02/07/2017 10:39 EST

Lena Dunham is known for her curvy figure and being an advocate for body positivity, but lately she's been showing off a slimmer physique.

Her secret? Donald Trump.

That's right: no diet, no exercise, just Trump becoming the 45th President of the United States.

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In an interview on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show Monday morning, the 30-year-old actress, a major supporter of Hillary Clinton's, revealed she stopped eating after the election.

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"Donald Trump became president and I stopped being able to eat food," the "Girls" star said. "Everyone’s been asking like, 'What have you been doing?' And I’m like, 'Try soul-crushing pain and devastation and hopelessness, and you, too, will lose weight.'"

Dunham and the POTUS have long had a war of words. She first threatened to move to Canada if he won the election (spoiler alert: she never did), a decision Trump supported by saying it would be "a great, great thing for [America] if she got out."

And if that didn't set fire to flame, Lena even dressed up as a "Grabbed Pussy" for Halloween.

Happy Halloween! With love from a Grabbed Pussy ✋🐱 📸 by the very tolerant @jenna_wb #imanasshole

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"(Trump) said I was a B-list actor with no mojo... Here’s the funny thing. Of course, it’s a mistake," Dunham told radio host Howard Stern, according to Us Weekly. "But we’re talking about him like he’s a person who is operating in a sane way; we’re talking about him like a person who doesn’t have a personality disorder."

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Also this week, the writer said she would avoid insulting Trump's appearance because it is counterproductive.

"All he does is talk about women like they’re objects," she said at TimesTalks: A Final Farewell to the Cast of Girls. "It doesn’t reclaim our power to talk about him like he’s an object. It doesn’t reclaim our power to insult his physicality."

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