September 30, 2021

EP. 78 — Samantha Bee

Comedian, writer, political commentator, and host Samantha Bee joins Jameela to discuss Sam’s time as a mommy blogger, her amazing ability to not read people’s comments about her, finding her peace and sense of self in her family, why the situation in Afghanistan is breaking her heart, why we have to help refugees, and more.
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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 safe. If you have been reading the internet this week, you may be aware of the murder of Sabina Nessa, who is a 28 year old English woman who was killed 8:30 p.m. on a five minute walk through a park in the early evening in the late summer in the United Kingdom. I don’t even know how that happens at 8:30 p.m. I don’t know why ever happens ever any time we already went through all of this with the Sarah Everard case. If you haven’t heard about the Sabine Nessa case, it may be because she is a woman of color and that has been distinctly less coverage of her death. So I just want to make sure that I am paying tribute to this apparently beloved and kind beautiful young woman whose life was taken by almost definitely a man who did not fucking control himself. And I’m so sorry to anyone listening to this who feels frequently unsafe ju

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