By InStyle Staff
Feb 19, 2015 @ 12:21 pm
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Below is an excerpt from “Allison Williams Defends Dad Brian Williams: 'He's a Really Good Man,'” which originally appeared on PEOPLE. Read the full story at

Allison Williams is standing by her dad.

The Girls actress addressed her father Brian Williams's six-month suspension from NBC Nightly News at a 92nd Street Y event in New York City on Wednesday evening.

"This has been a really hard time," she told moderator Seth Meyers. "But we've also been feeling really lucky, counting our blessings. We have our health, we have each other.

"It's been incredible to experience the outreach from people you love, family, friends, and then people we don't even know, strangers, just reaching out saying we want him back on TV," she added.

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