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Wednesday March 19, 2014 10:12 pm

Lena Dunham’s Mother Wanted Her to Marry Jimmy Fallon

Lena Dunham and Jimmy Fallon

Lena Dunham's mother wants her to marry Jimmy Fallon.

The Girls star has a "great boyfriend" in Fun. guitarist Jack Antoff but she admitted her mom has always had a secret hope that she would tie the knot with the late night talk show host, though he is already happily settled with wife, Nancy Juvonen and their eight-month-old daughter Winnie Rose.

Speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, Lena joked, "I have a great boyfriend, but my mom said recently 'I always thought you would marry Jimmy Fallon,' She said it like we had a previous relationship, like you were my first boyfriend but things didn't work out and she thought we would get back together. Not like I have 50 magazine covers of you in my bathroom."

After Lena's revelation Jimmy admitted he was feeling "a little embarrassed" by the comments, to which she replied, "I knew this would make you embarrassed."

While there is no prospect of a romance between the pair, the duo did discover a mutual love of 1991 film The Man in the Moon, which starred Reese Witherspoon, and Lena claims shaped her ideals about relationships. "I don't even know how to process that right now. That movie formed my entire idea about romance," she gushed.



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