Jameela Jamil, Body-Positivity Warrior | Episode 42

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Jameela Jamil is a comedic actress currently on NBC's THE GOOD PLACE. That's not why we love her, though - we're obsessed with her body positivity which inspired a movement on instagram called i_weigh, where women talk about their weight in terms of awesome accomplishments and personality. She is vocal and strong-minded, but most of all, she's here to learn, and we were stoked to learn more about her. She's a seriously good witch (with a bad bitch way of doing things).

INTRO -10:49 | Hannah talks about Ammond Bundy, former Mormon militia leader, and how his view on immigrants is shifting.

12:12 - 47:05 | Deanna presents our person of the week, Jameela Jamil.

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