The 26-year-old creator and star the HBO\"s \"Girls\" tells the NBC late-night host around a play she wrote in which castle switched bodies and fell in love.

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When Lena Dunham made her guest figure on Wednesday’s Late Night v Jimmy Fallon, she had no qualms around revealing she crush on the NBC host and Saturday Night Live alum.

“It’s a huge deal for me to it is in here, for a most reasons,” stated Dunham, 26, creator and writer the HBO’s Girls. “But the large one is that i was, like, yes, really obsessed through you in high school. Favor in a way that to be a little crazy.”

She continued: “I don’t want to freak girlfriend out yet I feel like there’s a lot of stuff I’ve been an interpretation to say to you for a long time.”

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Dunham, that will soon be watched on the huge screen in the Judd Apatow comedy This Is 40, revealed that the 2 met at a party when she to be 17 and also that Fallon to be “nice.” (Dunham’s mother, Laurie Simmons, is a photographer and fixture in the new York City art world.)

Even much more confessional: “I composed a pat in i m sorry you and I switched bodies and then fell in love.”

That revelation drew huge laughs from Fallon, who giggled through an noticeable mix that amusement and also embarrassment.

“It was a freaky friday thing,” claimed Dunham, adding: “I was like, five my god, once I wake up and also touch myself I’m emotional Jimmy Fallon!”

Watch the clip below.

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