Jemima Kirke Wanted to Quit 'Girls' Before 'Traumatic' Season 2

The actress, who plays Jessa on the series, revealed that she nearly quit the show because the second season was traumatic for her.

AceShowbiz - "Girls" stars %cLena Dunham%, %cJemima Kirke%, %cAllison Williams% and %cZosia Mamet% sat down with Glamour to talk about the ups and downs during filming the show. In the interview, Dunham revealed that Kirke tried quitting the show just three days before filming season 2.

"I remember being in a cab and Jemima called me. She was like, 'I have to tell you something. It's not a big deal. I don't want you to freak out. I want to quit the show,' " Dunham recalled.

Kirke chimed in, "Yeah. My sense of who I was and what I wanted was really thin. I really wasn't sure what the f**k I was doing." She added, "Season two was kind of traumatic for me. I think for everyone. And I know that I was a bit of a tyrant myself."

Dunham then said that it was the season when Kirke threatened to punch her unless she got out of her dressing room. However, Kirke revealed that the tension helped her strengthen their 15-year friendship.

Kirke said, "The least and the most satisfying thing about my job was my relationship with Lena. In a good way." She added, "It definitely caused us to get closer [after 15 years of friendship] and it caused us to fight. And then at the end of it, you know, [our relationship] was nicer."

The sixth and final season of "Girls" will premiere on Sunday, February 12 at 10 P.M. EST on HBO.

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