Have you ever wanted to be where the people are? Up where they walk, up where they run, up where they stay all day in the sun? Lena Dunham has. But she also knows the seaweed is always greener in somebody else’s yard and it’s actually better down where its wetter, hence the performer’s overnight transformation into a full blown pastel-hued mermaid.
The Girls star made all of our childhood Disney dreams come true, channeling everyone’s favorite singing half-fish, Ariel, for her appearance on the Chris Gethard Show. Dunham posted a shot of herself on Instagram on Thursday night casually strewn across a couch in full mermaid regalia, writing, “Lest you were concerned that I didn’t get the chance to dress as a mermaid today… Thank you Chris Gethard Show for making my wet n’ wild dreams come true 💙 Chris’s show is the happiest most positive and accepting place on earth!”
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To perfect the full Little Mermaid look, Dunham paired her pink and blue scaled flipper with a shiny lilac shell bra, baby pink wig, pale blue lipstick and a jaunty starfish beret.
Daryl Hannah better watch her waves because if there wasn’t already a Splash remake in the works, it’s only a matter of time before Lena (and her rainbow tail) get snapped up for it.
What do you think of Lena’s mermaid costume? Do you want one for your pool parties this summer?