The Jameela Jamil saga has been a wild one to follow. It began when she was called out for being a judge on a voguing show, and in response to the backlash she came out as queer. She then admitted than she regretted coming out as queer, and THEN Jameela Jamil was accused of having Munchausen Syndrome – a condition that makes people fake illnesses and injury for attention.
It’s been a rough time for Jameela.
She’s now given what she’s called the ‘final word’ on the drama.
In a Twitter post, she starts by addressing the seemingly sketchy timeline of her modelling career, detailing that she did actually model, but “wasn’t very good” at it and therefore didn’t want to talk about it.
She also spoke about having to defend her health struggles.
“I’ve answered every question about my health. EDS [Ehlers-Danlos syndromes], MCAS [Mast cell activation syndrome], POTS [Postural tachycardia syndrome], all of which come together. Mercury poisoning. My clumsiness. Etc. (Which was hurtful and offensive to justify but I can’t stand lies.)”
“I’m tired of the bullying. The taunting over my mental and physical health. I’m sorry to the people who have Munchausen that your health was used as a punchline and slur by people like Piers Morgan and other such powerful people online.”
Wrapping up her post, Jameela Jamil spoke about the toll that the last few weeks of defending herself against Munchausen accusations have taken on her mental health.
“Last week triggered me to a point of near death. I have a fragile past with suicide. If you live in pain and have to survive a lot, just to still be here, it’s *agonising* to have people tell you that you made it up. I would have preferred a happier, pain free life with more fun and experiences rather than just struggling through month to month.”
“What happened to me was incredibly cruel and scary and it triggered a lot of people who live in the same situation as me. Our lives are hard enough without gaslighting and abuse and I’m glad at least we know we have each other because all this shit is out in the open.”
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