February 10, 2022

EP. 97 — Jonathan Van Ness

Everyone’s favorite hairstylist, host, podcastor, comedian, and figure-skating devotee – Jonathan Van Ness – joins Jameela this week to discuss Jameela’s bangs, his choice to be open about his HIV, being the representation he didn’t have growing up, how painful internet feedback can be, seeing more forgiveness in the world, his new show Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness on Netflix, and more.
You can follow Jonathan on Instagram and Twitter @jvn
You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website. 
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Transcript

Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil. I hope you’re well and I hope you’re ready for what is quite the ride with Jonathan Van Ness. I was so lucky to get a last second booking with him when he’s in the middle of so much press and so much kind of chaos of a new show launching, his new show Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness on Netflix. It’s really, really fun and really good, and you should definitely check it out. And and traveling, it’s being so busy and made time for me in all of that and sat down and had probably the most authentic heart to heart I’ve had on this podcast. Just bared his whole soul for us and talked to me about so many important and beautiful issues, as well as some things that were really difficult to say. And I admire him so much for just saying them with so much honesty and humanity. It’s a side to Jonathan that maybe not all of us have seen very much and and a side that

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