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Lena Dunham

Too Bad, So Sad ...

I Got a New House :(

3/2/2015 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Lena Dunham New HomeLena Dunham better buy a lot of Kleenex ... she threw down nearly $2.7 million for a new pad in L.A. -- you know, the same city that makes her super depressed.

Dunham told Vogue last year that L.A. just wasn't her bag -- but she's clearly had a change of heart. She bought a 2,500 sq. ft. 3-bed, 3-bath house just off the Sunset Strip.

Her first big ticket West Coast crib includes a swank guest house and pool. The "Girls" creator normally comes to L.A. once a year to edit the show, but looks like she's prepping to suffer on a more regular basis.

Home is where the tears are.

'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet

Much-Mocked Kickstarter

Fizzles At $2,783

6/9/2013 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
0607-zosia-clara-mamet-gettyZosia Mamet is enjoying a cultural moment as one of HBO's "Girls" ... but NOBODY WANTS A CRAPPY MUSIC VIDEO from Shoshanna and her bad-banjo-playing sister ... we know, because their Kickstarter campaign just ended -- and it BOMBED.

The HUGELY MOCKED effort -- which closed today just before 1:00 PM PT -- raised the pathetic sum of $2,783. That's less than 10% of their goal of $32,000 ... and Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing deal ... so they get NOTHING.

Zosia and younger sister Clara announced the video May 26 ... and the Internet trolling was INTENSE ... especially because the self-styled Cabin Sisters say they started the banjo-and-body-percussion band as "an excuse to spend more time together." It didn't help that the girls share a famous father and make TV-star salaries (Clara is on ABC's "The Neighbors).

Some thought the tone-deaf plea was a prank ... meant to call out Zach Braff, Kristen Bell and others for milking Kickstarter ... but TMZ confirmed with reps -- the girls were serious.

Braff and Bell proved that a good idea can BLOW UP on Kickstarter ... Braff's "Wish I Was Here" raised $3,105,473, and the "Veronica Mars" movie raised a whopping $5,702,153.

The Mamet sisters' highest pledge was $100 ... and nobody TOUCHED any of the 7 higher price points ... in all, only 80 people backed the widely publicized project -- most pitching in a buck.

Too bad they can't keep the dough they DID raise ... enough to buy a couple of sad trombones.

 

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