August 13, 2020

EP. 19 — Phoebe Robinson

Stand-up, actress, and best-selling author Phoebe Robinson joins Jameela this week to discuss dealing with debt in your 20s, how Sex In The City lied to us about living in NY, performative activism, appreciating and supporting issues that you haven’t experienced, and her new podcast, Black Frasier, which is out now! 

Transcript

IWEIGH-019-20200813-PhoebeRobinson-ACv01-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of “I Weigh” with Jameela Jamil. I hope you’re well. I’m fine. I’m really excited for today’s episode because I have a friend, a real life friend on the show. Her name is Phoebe Robinson. You might know her from “Two Dope Queens” or her other podcast, “So Many White Guys” or her new podcast that is just coming out called “Black Frasier”. She’s also the author of “You Can’t Touch My Hair” and “Everything is Trash, But it’s OK”, which is truly one of the funniest books you will ever read. And she’s just one of the most relatable and interesting voices on the Internet and in standup. She’s also a great actress. She’s infuriatingly talented and charismatic and interesting and cool. And I, I’m thrilled to know her. We fell in love over Ins

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