June 19, 2020

EP. 11 — Nicole Byer

Stand-up Comedian, Host, Actor, and Author Nicole Byer joins Jameela this week to discuss a no-shame life, exercising for fulfillment not weight loss, quarantine dating, how to laugh while mourning, and Nicole’s new book – #VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE: The Fat Girl’s Guide to Being #Brave and Not a Dejected, Melancholy, Down-in-the-Dumps Weeping Fat Girl in a Bikini.

Transcript

IWEIGH-011-20200618-Byer-ACv01-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of “I Weigh” with Jameela Jamal. I hope this episode finds you well. I do want to quickly say thank you so much for how many messages you sent us last week after Alok’s episode. We had something like 10,000 messages of love and support and all of you telling me how much you had learned, how much it changed your minds or your family’s minds about certain issues. For those who don’t know, we discussed the binary of genders and trans issues. The history of trans, so much history of racism and and gender nonconforming existence and lifestyle and issues. And it was such an informative hour where Alok just broke everything down at such a clear and concise and memorable and beautiful way. So I highly recommend it for those who haven’t listened. But thank you again to those who do. Those things, those messages don’t just mean something to me. The

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