January 13, 2013 6:05 PM

‘Girls’ star Zosia Mamet is nothing like the innocent character she plays

Zosia Mamet, who plays Shoshanna with frank, wide-eyed honesty, is game to help account for what makes HBO’s “Girls” a show people talk about so passionately. “People idealize or reminisce about their 20s, but nobody tells you beforehand that it’s hard and unglamorous and often very unpleasant.”

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