December 17, 2020

EP. 37 — Dawn O’Porter

Author, director, and tv presenter Dawn O’Porter joins Jameela to discuss their friendship and how they first met, Dawn’s experience having her partner Chris O’Dowd experience a career high while hers was at a low, discovering you are “the girl next door,” loving work and loving being a mother, honest conversations with her sons, and her new book Life In Pieces. 

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  Jameela Jamil [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil. Oh, we’re a week away from Christmas. Are you okay? Do you even care? Do you celebrate Christmas? I don’t. I don’t care about any religious background today personally. I also find family really intense, and I don’t like groups of more than five people. So, lockdown was kind of perfect for me. I normally find myself around this time of year just helping out at local shelters or sitting alone, eating noodles, watching Netflix, having a fucking great time. But I’m not sure if that is your vibe. And so, if you are alone at this time of year, I hope that’s somewhat out of choice and that you’re okay. If not, as I’ve said before, we will get through this, we’ll be through this soon, and we’ll get out of this together. And so please hang on, and phone friends, and use Zoom even though we fucking all hate Zoom by now. And if you are sp

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