Melissa Joan Hart Has ‘Never’ Met Lena Dunham Amid Feud Rumors


Melissa Joan and Lena Dunham.
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No unhealthy blood right here! After rumors swirled that Melissa Joan Hart was not a fan of Lena Dunham, the Sabrina the Teenage Witch alum is setting the report straight.

“So I don’t usually pay any consideration to the … rumor mill however quite a few pals have requested me about my ‘rivalry’ with @lenadunham and I’m really confused,” Hart, 46, wrote by way of Instagram on Friday, November 11. “We now have no ‘beef,’ and so far as I keep in mind we haven’t even had the pleasure of assembly not to mention having sufficient of a relationship to warrant any time to debate drag queens.”

DeuxMoi shared a report a number of hours earlier that alleged the Drive Me Loopy actress “has it out” for the 36-year-old Women creator, claiming the twosome had been “frenemies” for a few years. Based on the nameless informant, Dunham’s father, Carroll Dunham, is shut friends with Mitchell Kriegman, who got here up with the thought for Hart’s Clarissa Explains It All. A second DeuxMoi tip additional claimed that the previous youngster star “dodged” questions on Dunham throughout an Instagram Reside session earlier this month.

“I’m a fan of Lena’s work and all that she does to assist females in our trade and hope to share a latte sometime,” Hart concluded in her Friday social media publish, denying the claims concerning the supposed feud. “Please watch out to not get caught up within the hateful rhetoric of those websites that promote division and spew crap to make a revenue.”

The Catherine Known as Birdy star, for her half, has not publicly addressed the rumored drama.

Hart initially rose to fame taking part in Clarissa Darling on Nickelodeon’s Clarissa Explains It All, which ran from 1991 to 1994. The sitcom additionally starred Sean O’Neal, Joe O’Connor, Elizabeth Hess and Jason Zimbler.

“With Clarissa, it was attention-grabbing as a result of I used to be the identical age as Clarissa. As she was rising up, I used to be rising up,” the Melissa & Joey alum recalled to The Ringer in August 2021 of her large break. “And we did have lots of the identical temperament, lots of the identical no-nonsense angle [of] ‘if a boy can do it, I can do it.’ I wasn’t as tech-savvy. I did be taught rather a lot from her. And vice versa. I put lots of me into the character.”

She added on the time: “It was attention-grabbing to be on such a sensible present. … Doing the present, I knew it was particular. I knew it was a sensible character. I knew it was somewhat totally different.”

Hart has come a great distance since her youngster stardom, now elevating three youngsters of her personal.

“At any time when my mom is round and my youngsters yell, ‘Mother,’ I don’t reply. I actually take a look at my Mother and go, ‘Aren’t you going to reply them?’ She’s like, ‘I’m not their mother. They’re speaking to you.’ And I nonetheless, after 15 years of being a mom, I nonetheless am like, ‘Who’re they speaking to?’” the My Faux Fiancé actress — who shares three sons with husband Mark Wilkerson — joked to Us Weekly completely in June 2021.