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Chad Lowe trends thanks to Lena Dunham's Golden Globes shoutout [VIDEO]

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   Jan. 14, 2013 at 9:19 AM

"Girls" showrunner-star Lena Dunham gave an unexpected shoutout to actor Chad Lowe when she accepted the award for Best TV Comedy or Musical at Sunday night's Golden Globes.

"It took a village to raise this very demented child," Dunham joked, adding, "I also promised myself that if I ever got this chance I would thank Chad Lowe. I promised my mother."

Lowe immediately began trending online, with many social media users wondering why Dunham would have thanked him.

Dunham's backstage explanation was pretty simple:

"Because Hilary Swank forgot. And because I'm an a**hole," the 26-year-old said.

Some movie fans might remember that Hilary Swank, who won an Oscar for "Boys Don't Cry," forgot to thank her then-husband Chad Lowe during her acceptance speech.

The Lowe-Dunham love-fest continued on Twitter:










Lowe's older brother, Rob, was also pretty proud:


As Alan Sepinwall pointed out, via The Atlantic Wire, Dunham's "thank you" to Lowe has been a while in the making. The two discussed the possibility over Twitter back in August.


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