August 4, 2022

EP. 122 — Constance Wu

Actor, activist, and newly-minted author Constance Wu joins Jameela this week to discuss her new book – Making A Scene. They discuss learning from your mistakes and offering others grace for their own, why we shouldn’t dismiss stereotypes but rather make them more human, and more.

 

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Transcript

Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, a podcast against shame. I hope you’re okay. I hope you’re ready because today’s chat is just everything. I can’t stop thinking about it. Since I since I spoke to my guest. I’ve been so moved and. And encouraged and inspired. Her name is Constance Wu, who you might know because she is a world famous and very beloved actress. And now she is also an author of her own book, Making a Scene, which is coming out October 4th, which is a biography of everything that she has been through. Everything she thinks and feels. You may have seen some headlines of late about everything that triggered, I guess, the instinct to write a book that is so personal and so honest. I think she’s just fascinating and so straight up, so unguarded in a way that you never see from people at that level of fame. She’s so driven to stop others from feeling alone in any of their feelings, and

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