Lena Dunham strikes a pose in bikini as she takes Nora Ephron advice

Lena Dunham strikes a pose in bikini as she takes advice from the late Nora Ephron about wearing swimsuits and embracing body confidence

Lena Dunham proudly showcased her bikini body as she took advice from the late Nora Ephron about wearing swimsuits everyday and embracing body confidence.   

The Girls actress, 35, posted a snap of herself relaxing at home in a dark green bikini on Friday. 

In the caption, the star posted a quote from the late writer who regretted not wearing a swimsuit everyday at age 26.   

‘I’ve always been a late bloomer’: Lena Dunham showed off her bikini body as she embraced advice from the late Nora Ephron on Friday 

‘”Oh how I regret not having worn a bikini for the entire year I was twenty-six. If anyone young is reading this, go, right this minute, put on a bikini and don’t take it off until you’re thirty-four.” – Nora Ephron (I’m 35, but hey, I’ve always been a late bloomer).’

Despite being a self-proclaimed ‘late bloomer’, Lena has overall never been opposed to showing off her body on social media.

Over the summer, she posted a snap of herself wearing a red heart-print swimsuit as she gushed about her ‘kind’ fans.  

The star beamed a smile as she made the most of the sweltering UK heatwave and slipped into a funky bathing suit for a garden photoshoot.

‘Go right this minute’: Ephron, who passed away at age 71 following a battle with leukemia in 2012, urged everyone to wear a swimsuit everyday from the ages of 26-34

Wow!  Lena looked sensational as she rocked a red heart-print swmsuit in a gushing post shared to Instagram in July

Lena posed up a storm in her red costume, which featured a stylish tie detail across her ample cleavage.

The star ensured to work all her angles while sunbathing in the garden and let her one-piece’s strap fall off her shoulder in another stunning image. 

Not forgetting her accessories, Lena donned a bright selection of beaded necklaces as well as a gold bracelet.

Alongside her snaps, Lena penned: ‘This is a moment of gratitude- not for the sun (although it sure is sweet after all this London rain, and I thought rain was my thing…)

Work it: The Girls star, 35, posed up a storm as she made the most of the sweltering UK heatwave and slipped into a funky bathing suit for a garden photoshoot

‘And not for this new bathing suit (although it’s pretty exciting when something is both covered in hearts AND accommodates the ample belly.) 

‘No, this is gratitude for YOU. It’s easy to go down the rabbit hole, yelling about how the internet is mean and false and destroying our social fabric yadda yadda yadda, but this community, right here on the ‘gram, has been so consistently loving, kind and connected for such a long time.’

The star continued: ‘You’ve generously allowed me to share my tougher moments and my most sweet ones too and, most essentially for me since it is why I am haunting the planet like a ghost who can’t read the room, my art. 

Sweet: In the caption to her post, Lena thanked her Instagram community for being ‘so consistently loving, kind and connected for such a long time’

‘The fact that you’ve shown me love when I am, in fact, a stranger is a testament to the goodliness of human nature. 

‘So this is just a note to say thank you, I’m with you and – to quote my love @taylour- remember to put your feet in the grass. I just did and it helped, with everything. 

‘Then I saw a slug and came back on the deck but you know, points for trying? I’m giving you all points for trying this Monday. 

In terms of her love life, Lena recently made her red carpet debut with her boyfriend, Peruvian-English musician Luis Felber.   

Love is in the air! In terms of her love life, Lena recently made her red carpet debut with her boyfriend, Peruvian-English musician Luis Felber

The Girls creator stepped out with the musician — known professionally as Attawalpa, 35, — at a special screening of Zola at the Sundance Film Festival in London.

The Tiny Furniture star had recently revealed how she had nearly given up on men several months earlier – until her boyfriend came into her life. 

‘When I feel sick, my boyfriend makes delicious pasta & rewatches as much BoJack as I want, walks the dog & makes up songs about her face,’ Lena tweeted.

‘I feel very lucky’: Dunham gushed about her new beau without identifying him in an interview with The New York Times (pictured May 2021)

‘In January, all I Tweeted about was how men are basically refried beans in human form. What I’m saying is, don’t quit before the miracle, kids.’

The actress even gushed about her new beau without identifying him during an April interview with The New York Times in London, where she is currently based.  

‘I feel really lucky,’ Lena said of her beau, whom she also called ‘the greatest person I’ve ever met.’ 

Lena was previously in a five-year long relationship with Bleachers singer Jack Antonoff, which all started after they met on a blind date in 2012.

Long-term love: Lena was previously in a five-year long relationship with Bleachers singer Jack Antonoff, which all started after they met on a blind date in 2012

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