"I kept it low because I was scared of the pain of being accused of performative bandwagon jumping, over something that caused me a lot of confusion, fear and turmoil when I was a kid," Jameela Jamil said in February after backlash for her casting in an HBO voguing series. (7/9)
Jameela Jamil says three former lovers all made same comparison after sex with her
"People have made me look white in so many of the magazines and campaigns I've shot for... it hurts my feelings." Jameela Jamil says cultural pressures to look a certain way led to an eating disorder in her teens, in the latest Ways to Change the World podcast.
Jameela Jamil is having a lot to say about online harassment, so in the interests of balance, here is a message Caroline Flack sent me last October after the same Jameela Jamil led an online pile-on against her regarding a new TV show she was doing.
Distraught to learn I’ve been blocked by Jameela Jamil because of my ‘hateful' rhetoric. Previously, Jameela has tweeted I'm ‘a piece of diseased crusted anal fluff’, an ‘irrelevant sh*tstain’, a ‘giant pile of w*nk’, and a ‘pointless, boring misogynist pr*ck’. I’ll miss her.
"It's scary as an actor to openly admit your sexuality, especially when you're already a brown female in your thirties." Jameela Jamil has come out as queer.