ENTERTAINMENT 01/02/2019 05:35 pm ET "The Good Place" star tweeted that she'd be turning her body-positivity Instagram account "I Weigh" into a company. By Jenna Amatulli Jameela Jamil is turning her popular body-positivity-focused Instagram account, @i_weigh, into a company. “The Good Place” actress made her announcement Wednesday, tweeting that one of her company’s main goals is “to work towards a policy change that means this way of talking about people’s bodies is considered hate speech.” “Fat-phobia is real, it is pervasive and prevalent and is damaging the mental health of millions,” she wrote. Her announcement came in the form of a quote-tweet responding to a fan who alerted her to a tabloid magazine’s body-shaming photographs. I’m turning “I Weigh” into a company, and one of our main goals is to work towards a policy change that means this way of talking about people’s bodies is … [Read more...] about Jameela Jamil Announces Company Launch To Change How People Talk About Bodies
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WOMEN 12/03/2018 01:00 pm ET “I think it’s a disgusting tool that has been weaponised, predominantly against women," the "Good Place" actress wrote. By Alanna Vagianos Jameela Jamil wants to “put airbrushing in the bin.” “I want it gone. I want it out of here,” the “Good Place” star wrote in a recent essay for BBC. Photoshopping should be illegal because it has been “weaponized” against women to promote damaging beauty standards, the British actress wrote. The tool, which is often used to make women look thinner, younger and lighter-skinned, “is responsible for so many more problems than we realise,” she wrote. It exists to sell a fantasy to the consumer that this ‘perfection’ is indeed possible. If you have yet to achieve this beauty standard, it tells you, you should buy some expensive products immediately, because then you will look like the person in the photo. (But, as I … [Read more...] about Jameela Jamil Thinks Airbrushing Should Be Illegal
By Martha Ross | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: November 29, 2018 at 8:21 am | UPDATED: November 29, 2018 at 8:34 am It’s been quite an energizing, inspiring week for Jameela Jamil’s crusade against celebrities like Cardi B, Iggy Azalea and the Kardashians who hawk detox tea, appetite-suppressant lollipops and other dubious diet products to their fans. “The Good Place” star and feminist advocate garnered positive headlines for smartly feuding with the famously confrontational rapper Cardi B, FastCompany and other outlets reported. Jamil adroitly pointed out that the rapper probably doesn’t even use the detox tea she promoted on Instagram over the weekend, even though she claimed it helped her slim down after giving birth four months ago. View this post on Instagram The BEST fuckingggg black friday deal. If you spend you $$$ on ANYTHING it better be Teami. Thankful to be a #teamipartner and getting this momma bear … [Read more...] about Can Jameela Jamil’s nasty ‘Supermodel Shake’ silence Cardi B and other celebrity diet pushers?
ENTERTAINMENT 11/26/2018 01:05 pm ET Updated 0 minutes ago The crappy list currently includes Cardi B and the Kardashians. By Carly Ledbetter Jameela Jamil is sick of celebrities’ s**t. Literally. The “Good Place” actress called out Cardi B and Khloe Kardashian on Twitter over the weekend for promoting a crappy detox product she claims is targeted at young women. “They got Cardi B on the laxative nonsense ‘detox’ tea. GOD I hope all these celebrities all shit their pants in public, the way the poor women who buy this nonsense upon their recommendation do,” Jamil said. “Not that they actually take this shit. They just flog it because they need MORE MONEY,” the actress added. A representative for Cardi B told HuffPost they have no comment at this time. They got Cardi B on the laxative nonsense “detox” tea. GOD I hope all these celebrities all shit their pants … [Read more...] about Jameela Jamil Wants These Celebrities To ‘S**t Themselves In Public’ For Promoting Detox Tea
Culture Jameela Jamil won’t become a “double agent for the patriarchy,” she explained in a conversation with Channel 4 News' Change The World podcast on Wednesday. The Good Place actor is new to Hollywood. She formerly worked as a British television presenter before moving to America to make it big in the television industry. Though Jamil is now surrounded by Kardashian-type women, she’s certain she won’t become one. She explained her distaste for the idea of a Hollywood-perfect woman and how the standard is harmful to real women around the world. Jamil said there are many “double agents” in Hollywood who advertise an idealistic life which isn’t beneficial to furthering the interest of women. “The double agent for the patriarchy is basically a woman who, perhaps unknowingly, is still putting the patriarchal narrative out into the world,” she said. “It’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Just because you look … [Read more...] about ‘The Good Place’ Actor Jameela Jamil Criticizes the Kardashians and Others for Pushing Negative Stereotypes