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Jameela Jamil        

Actress, Outspoken Feminist & Body Positivity Advocate

Jameela Jamil is a British television presenter, radio presenter, model, and actress.

Jamil can currently be seen starring in Mike Schur’s Golden Globe-nominated series for NBC, The Good Place, where she stars opposite Ted Danson and Kristen Bell. She can also be seen hosting various shows on late night television in the US.

In addition, she is a frequent contributor and guest host for the NBC talk show Last Call with Carson Daly and the TBS late-night game show The Misery Index, making her the only female woman of color hosting late night television. Jamil has also been cast in the Disney series Mira, Royal Detective with an all-Indian cast that includes Freida Pinto and Kal Penn, set to air in 2020.

Prior to her breakout role on The Good Place, Jamil was appeared on various Channel 4 programs and was a presenter of T4. She served as co-host on Freshly Squeezed alongside Nick Grimshaw and presented The Closet, an online fashion advice show on the social networking site Bebo. Jamil is also a former host of The Official Chart and was co-host of The Official Chart Update, alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1.

In addition to her broadcast work, Jamil has also fronted a TV ad campaign for Maybelline and has been featured in many publications including gracing the covers of The Guardian, The Times, Stylist, Red and US Nylon as well as featured in Allure, Elle, Glamour, UK Vogue, Cosmo, InStyle, PAPER, Marie Claire UK, Grazia and Esquire to name a few. As a journalist who penned a monthly column for Company Magazine, she was nominated for columnist of the year at both the PPA Awards and the BSME Awards.

An outspoken feminist, Jamil champions body positivity and a healthy self-image. She has also spoken out about living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, or EDS.

In 2018, Jamil launched a movement and social media platform @i_Weigh, which encourages women to feel valuable and look beyond the flesh on their bones. The movement has been recognized by both media outlets and the movement’s hundreds of thousands of followers over the world.

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