What started with a social media post has become a movement, and now a podcast. On I Weigh, Jameela Jamil challenges society’s definition of worth through weight by asking different thought-leaders, performers, activists, influencers, and friends about how they are working through their past shames to find where their value truly lies. With hilarious and vulnerable conversations, I Weigh will amplify and empower diverse voices in an accessible way to celebrate progress, not perfection.
Meghan Tonjes (Ask Jameela Anything)
This week, we are bringing you an wonderful episode from our Stitcher Premium exclusive series - Ask Jameela Anything. Jameela is joined by singer-songwriter Meghan Tonjes to answer listener questions about Anxiety around being weighed, dealing with body image with sex and intimacy, dealing with chronic illness and pain, how to deconstruct sex from the patriarchy, female masturbation, and more.
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Stand-up comedian and writer Nikki Glaser joins Jameela this week to discuss when your worst fears come true, experiences with disrespectful men, Nikki's journey with her eating disorder, the heart-breaking experience of offending Taylor Swift, being sent beheaded rats, and learning to love yourself as you age.
Comedian, storyteller, and writer/director Mike Birbiglia joins Jameela this week to discuss what got him into comedy, being a "good person to bully" in high school, approaching "the hill" (middle age), why he changed his mind about having children, and his sleep disorder which inspired his film Sleepwalk With Me. Check out Mike's podcast, Working It Out, wherever you find your podcasts.
To celebrate Earth Day - activist, actor, and icon Jane Fonda joins Jameela this week to discuss why climate justice is so important, her work at Fire Drill Fridays, Jane's experience with her mental health, that to "know where you're going you need to know where you've been," Jane learning to step outside of her comfort zone, dealing with an eating disorder and learning to accept her body, and what it was like receiving death threats and fearing car bombs while working as an activist.
Comedian, podcaster, and tv host Chris Gethard joins Jameela this week to discuss mental health stigma, cover the ways his mental health was shaped by a childhood in a rough environment, share hilarious bully retribution stories, and explore how his relationship with his son has made him understand his father better. Check out Chris' podcast, Beautiful/Anonymous, wherever you get your podcasts.
A Look Into Tabloid Culture with Dean Piper
Publicist and former UK tabloid journalist Dean Piper joins Jameela to discuss the ins-and-outs of tabloid journalism, and the way it impacts the way we view women. They discuss how social media has impacted celebrity journalism and empowered celebrities, the lengths paparazzi go to to "get the shot," the way tabloid journalism creates "build them up and tear them down" narratives around women, and the ways we as the public should also be held accountable.