January 20, 2022

EP. 94 — Aubrey Gordon & Michael Hobbes

Maintenance Phase hosts Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes join Jameela this week to discuss why the BMI is bunk, how we clinically don’t have a non-surgical weight loss method and how that should inform our medical health conversations, how as a society we blame fat people instead of helping people live healthier lives, why we shouldn’t lecture people on their diets, and more.


You can listen to Aubrey & Michael on their podcast – The Maintenance Phase – wherever you get your podcasts

You can follow Aubrey Gordon on Instagram and Twitter@yrfatfriend

You can follow Michael Hobbes on Twitter@rottenindenmark
You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website. 

I Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.com


Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @Jameelajamil

And make sure to check out I Weigh’s TwitterInstagram, and Youtube for more!


Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, a podcast that is joining the revolution against all shame. I hope you’re well. I’m alright. I actually had quite a nice day for once. I started shooting Legendary season 3 and Legendary is a show I do. It’s on HBO Max, and it’s just a joyous celebration of the world of ballroom and voguing, and I’m very, very lucky to be a part of it. And today’s filming was exceptional, and I just feel very lucky to work with the people I work with, and I love being in a room with lots of people, even though it makes me anxious. It’s just really nice. It’s something that I just I don’t think I hope I’ll never take for granted again after the last two years. I hope that you’ve been in a room with some people and that you’re OK and that. Oh, God. You either haven’t had the Omicron or if you have, you’re over it, and it wasn’t too bad and didn̵

Recent Episodes

See All

February 3, 2023

Actress, LGBTQ+ advocate, and legend Laverne Cox joins Jameela this week to discuss her journey to who she is now, how spending time with trans women changed her mind on who she herself could be, the birth of #transisbeautiful, the problem with trans politics today, reaching across the aisle, the real problems facing Americans today, and more. 

January 26, 2023

Biochemist and author Jessie Inchauspe (Aka – the Glucose Goddess) joins Jameela to talk about the many ways glucose affects your body.

January 19, 2023

Author and podcast host Aubrey Gordon joins Jameela this week to discuss her new book “You Just Need To Lose Weight” and 19 Other Myths About Fat People.