January 6, 2023

EP. 144 — Iliza Shlesinger

Stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger joins Jameela this week to discuss motherhood and raising a daughter her own way, where Iliza’s confidence comes from and how she keeps jealousy from getting her down, how women are pitted against each other by society, how feminism doesn’t mean loving every woman, what we lose by labelling people, and more.
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Transcript

  Jameela Hello, and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, a podcast that seeks to kick shame right in its dick hole. Sorry, that was too much, wasn’t it? That was too much energy, I think. I’ve just had a coffee. But also, it’s the beginning of the year, and I’m I feel like, hyped up. I feel excited. I don’t know why I give a shit, because normally every year just keeps getting worse than the year before. But for some reason, I buy into the new year. Like, happier me, optimism. There’s hope that it might not be worse. There’s hope that I might not be worse. There’s hope that we might not be worse. It feels like changes in the air and hopefully for the better, but we’re not going to hold our breath anymore after what happened before when we all said, “Fuck you, 2019. Suck my dick. 2020 is where it’s all going to be about; fuck that whole decade!” And we wrote off an entire decade that was so much b

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