March 18, 2021

EP. 50 — Jamie Loftus

Comedian and writer Jamie Loftus joins Jameela this week to discuss what growing up with a back brace does to your high school social life, Jamie’s childhood habit of documenting what everyone around her was wearing, coming up in comedy and finding her feminist voice, the problems with #girlboss culture, and Jamie’s newest project Lolita Podcast. Check out Lolita Podcast wherever you get your podcasts.

Transcript

Jameela: [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, there is a lot going on. It’s International Women’s Month. And yet. It’s tricky, isn’t it? There’s so much going on in the news, so many difficult conversations happening, so many examples of women not being respected, look at the way that Meghan Markle was treated after her interview with Harry, where she was almost treated as if she was the only one who was there and he was just her puppet. And the onslaught against her to the point where it got so bad that one of her most one of her biggest critics and most vocal and obsessive critics, Piers Morgan, ended up leaving his job at Good Morning Britain because his obsession with Meghan and his disparaging comments about her and the way in which it appeared that he had disregarded her comments about her mental health, he was pulled up on it by his co-anchor and he just had a tantrum. Within about two minutes, he was up and

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