The critically acclaimed HBO series Girls has been getting slammed ever since its first episode for its lack of diversity. The show’s star and creator, Lena Dunham, has tried to pacify her critics and has now cast popular comic actor Donald Glover in a part of the second season. The Huffington Post reports:
HBO’s new series “Girls” caused controversy after just one episode … and it largely came down to race.
Now half-way through Season 1 of “Girls” (Sundays at 10:30 p.m. ET on HBO), the blacklash hasn’t stopped. So in the first week of filming “Girls” Season 2, which was announced at the end of April, Lena Dunham — who produces, directs, writes, stars in and created the series — seemed to nip the issue in the bud: She was seen filming in New York with “Community” star Donald Glover.
Dunham and Glover were seen shooting “Girls” in Brooklyn and she tweeted a photo of the actor on Wednesday:
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