April 30, 2020

EP. 5 — Aisling Bea

Aisling Bea joins Jameela to talk about why women should brag, being the face of loneliness, her tv show This Way Up, the power of your period, and buying a house with money from jokes. 

Transcript

IWEIGH-005-20200424-ACv03-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello. How are you? I wish I could hear your answer, but I’m hoping that you’re sort of nodding or letting me know that you’re okay. I. I am very excited to bring you today’s guest. She is a great stand up comedian and a writer and an actor and just an all round legend. I am talking about Aisling Bea. She is such a funny and honest and compelling human being and got so personal with me to the point where we both cried at the end of this episode, which was very unexpected. And I learned so much about her. I learned so much about her experience. She, she’s been through a fair amount of trauma as a child and takes us kind of through how that has impacted her later in life. She talks to me about mental health and anxiety and, and loneliness in a way that I have never really had someone talk to me about their own personal experience with it. And the whole point of this podcast is just to try to m

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