March 30, 2023

EP. 156 — Flex Mami

DJ and influencer Flex Mami joins Jameela this week to discuss Flex’s experience finding her voice as a podcaster and now a DJ, her experience with parasocial relationships, the healthy and unhealthy dynamics between anyone with a platform and their audience, fighting to understand minds rather than change them, being the salve instead of being the gasoline, and more.
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Transcript

IWEIGH-156-20230329-FlexMami-ACv01-PW.mp3 Jameela Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, a podcast against shame. I hope you’re well. I hope you’re fucking ready for an episode that is full of defiance. This is a very rebellious episode. It’s not without controversy. It might even piss people off. But what’s the fun in having a podcast if you don’t occasionally ruffle people’s feathers? And today’s guest is absolutely ideal for that, because she’s a provocateur. She is an extraordinary social commentator and she’s an amazingly self-reflective human being, and she’s just bursting with originality. She’s going to do everything her way, and I find her incredibly inspiring. I’ve been following her for about five years online, telling all my friends about her and trying to get my followers to follow her, because I think that we would all be better off if we thought and felt a bit more like h

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