April 1, 2021

EP. 52 — Kelly Rowland

Musician, actor, and Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Kelly Rowland joins Jameela this week to discuss the recent birth of her baby boy, raising young black men in today’s America, her husband’s scary experience with the police, the affirmations she teaches to her children, dealing with the media as a pop-star, being a dark-skinned black woman in the public eye, and more.

Transcript

Jameela: [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, how are you? I’m fine. I’m so happy because today marks 52 episodes of this podcast, which feels ridiculous that a year has gone by so fast. But I’ve enjoyed it so much. It’s been one of my favorite things I’ve ever done in my career. And it’s an extension of something that means so much to me, which is my I Weigh movement on Instagram. I’ve learned so much from our extraordinary guests and I’ve really enjoyed learning alongside you. I’ve loved all of your feedback and all of your comments and all of your really, really personal messages about ways in which this podcast has shifted your perspective or shifted the perspective of a relative of yours who you couldn’t just you didn’t have the energy to educate anymore. I I feel immensely grateful for the community that has been built up via doing this podcast. And I can’t think of a

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