Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil: Ted Danson tried to kill me!

Jameela Jamil: Ted Danson tried to kill me!

Jameela Jamil has joked Ted Danson "tried to kill" her by making her start jogging. The ‘Good Place’ star has jokingly accused her co-star of plotting to kill her, after she decided to take up jogging when she was influenced by Ted, and ended up having a horrific experience involving a beehive. Speaking during an appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, she explained: ... »

Jameela Jamil: I don’t care if I’m disliked

Jameela Jamil: I don’t care if I’m disliked

Jameela Jamil doesn’t care if she is "disliked". The ‘Good Place’ actress feels being in her 30s has helped her "make peace" with the fact that not everyone will like her. Speaking at the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Summit in New York City on Sunday (10.11.19), she said: "I take it as a compliment that people think that I can evolve, and that they offe... »

Jameela Jamil ‘saved’ by car accident

Jameela Jamil ‘saved’ by car accident

Jameela Jamil thinks being hit by a car "saved [her] life". The 33-year-old actress was unable to walk for several months after the shocking accident when she was 17, but it gave her a "sense of purpose" to overcome her eating disorder. She said: "I only modelled for a while and then I got hit by a car and ended up in a wheelchair, which probably actually saved my life. Ot... »

Jameela Jamil was suicidal

Jameela Jamil was suicidal

Jameela Jamil tried to take her own life six years ago. The ‘Good Place’ actress – who has previously spoken about her battle with eating disorder anorexia – feels "so lucky" to have survived and gone on to get help and urged those who have hit rock bottom to "hang on" and ask for help. Marking World Mental Health Day on Thursday (10.10.19), she tweeted:... »

Jameela Jamil had cancer twice

Jameela Jamil had cancer twice

Jameela Jamil has battled cancer twice. The ‘Good Place’ star – who has previously revealed she had a breast cancer scare in 2015 – hit out at the "cultural taboo around ageing" as she suffers from neurological condition Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and has also been stricken by the deadly disease, so every moment is precious to her. She replied to a tweet slammin... »

Jameela Jamil doesn’t think about her body

Jameela Jamil doesn’t think about her body

Jameela Jamil doesn’t like to "think about her body". The ‘Good Place’ actress says she has the "luxury" of not thinking about her body size because she is not constantly "discriminated" for how she looks. Speaking on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, she said: "That movement is not for me. That movement was designed for women who are discriminat... »

Jameela Jamil’s weight struggle was a ‘waste of happiness’

Jameela Jamil’s weight struggle was a ‘waste of happiness’

Jameela Jamil has described her eating disorder battle as a "horrifying waste of happiness". The 33-year-old actress has been open about her previous struggles with anorexia, and has said during that time of her life she would weigh herself every day, and her mood would be impacted by what she saw on the scales. She said: "I ended up weighing myself every single day of my life until... »

Jameela Jamil defends Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Jameela Jamil defends Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Jameela Jamil has spoke out in defence of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The ‘Good Place’ actress is supporting Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s decision to use private jets after they came under fire for their trips abroad. She wrote on Twitter: "Ugh. Dear England and English press, just say you hate her because she’s black, and him for marrying a black woman and be... »

Jameela Jamil’s severe PTSD

Jameela Jamil’s severe PTSD

Jameela Jamil suffered with "severe" post traumatic stress disorder. The ‘Good Place’ star was dealt a lot of "trauma" when she was younger – including becoming anorexic in her teens, being bed bound for a year after a car accident when she was 17, being raped and having a nervous breakdown in her early 20s – and she credits eye movement desensitisation ... »

Jameela Jamil issues rallying call against airbrushing

Jameela Jamil issues rallying call against airbrushing

Jameela Jamil has called on "other influencers, actors, and models" to join her in the fight against airbrushing. The 33-year-old actress – who stars in ‘The Good Place’ – has issued the call on social media after she successfully campaigned to have her own image remain untouched following a promotional photoshoot. She wrote on Twitter: "Finally able to INSIS... »

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