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Lena Dunham cancels 'Girls' press appearances due to recurrent endometriosis

Lena Dunham cancels 'Girls' press appearances due to recurrent endometriosis

Lena Dunham, the active and outspoken creator and star of HBO’s “Girls,” announced Monday on Instagram that she would be taking time off from doing press and promotion for the show’s fifth season, due to a recurrent illness.

“As many of you know, I have endometriosis, a chronic condition that affects approximately 1 in 100 women’s reproductive health,” Dunham said in her post. “I am currently going through a rough patch with the illness and my body (along with my amazing doctors) let me know, in no uncertain terms, that it’s time to...

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