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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Jameela Jamil

Finalist in Activism

About Jameela Jamil

British model, The Good Place actress and radio presenter Jameela Jamil is hoping to change “how we define women’s worth.” Angrily overcome by a social media post that advertised the weight of each Kardashian girl, Jameela decided to lend her voice in opposition with @i_weigh. Her inspired 2018 Instagram account serves as a “museum of self love,” sharing honest, unedited selfies with overlaid messaging of what followers really “weigh,” from the awesome to the imperfect. Now with 300K+ followers on I Weigh, Jameela has inspired a body-positive movement, helping to change cultural conditioning to “see how amazing we are, and look beyond the flesh on our bones.”

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