Lena Dunham and her rocker boyfriend Jack Antonoff insist they won’t wed until gay marriage is legal in all 50 states.
The Girls star and fun. drummer Antonoff have been dating since 2012, and despite recent rumors suggesting he popped the question, Dunham insists they are not tying the knot until the law allows gay people to get married in every state.
In an interview with comedian Ellen DeGeneres on Monday, she explained, “I had never thought about marriage that much, but it was something that was really important to Jack at an early age, and my sister’s gay.
“Of course I don’t judge anyone who chooses to get married, but the idea of having a celebration that can’t be fully shared among all of the people in my life and all of the people that we love, just doesn’t really feel like a celebration at all.”
And Dunham jokes that Antonoff, who funded gay rights organisation The Ally Coalition with his sister Rachel and his fun. bandmates, will be stuck with her the rest of their life once gay marriage does become legal in all the U.S.
She adds, “What’s gonna happen when it’s real and he has to marry me? It’s gonna be a a disaster.”
Dunham and Antonoff join the likes of other celebrity couples who vowed to put off marriage until the law changes, including Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
Both couples have exchanged vows.