Could Jameela Jamil’s feud with Kim Kardashian finally be over?
Whether you know Jameela Jamil as Tahani Al-Jamil from The Good Place, the person who came out as queer during a very problematic time or the person who had a vicious feud with Caroline Calloway, Jameela Jamil has cemented herself as a very problematic star.
We spoke about the Kardashians on this episode of It’s Been A Big Day For…
When The Good Place debuted, we all added it to our lists on Netflix and suddenly Jameela Jamil became a household name. Since her skyrocket to mainstream success, Jameela Jamil has made a habit of trying to use her platform for good and calling out problematic behaviour wherever she saw fit.
As you can imagine, we’ve seen her mainly call out unrealistic body-standards and potentially dangerous spon-con from Kim Kardashian and the rest of the clan. But, now it looks like she’s done and dusted with that in a new statement made to social media.
Kim Kardashian recently posted a throwback video of herself getting ready for last year’s Met Gala and it copped a reshare from Jameela Jamil. “I’ve received over 1000 DMs asking me to address this,” Jameela Jamil opens her statement, assuming that her fans have been expecting a comment on Kim’s impossibly cinched waist. What follows is a very lengthy statement where Jameela Jamil says she will no longer diss Kim Kardashian, whilst simultaneously dissing Kim Kardashian.
Jameela Jamil continued, “The reason I didn’t jump on it immediately isn’t because I don’t think the post was damaging and disappointing. I do. It’s because (of) the fact that you’re all messaging me about it, shows my work is done.”
Jameela Jamil then discusses her intentions behind her posts about Kim Kardashian, saying: “I haven’t been trying to cancel Kim K. I was always trying to arm YOU with the knowledge to recognize for YOURSELVES that this is a bullshit expectation of women, developed by the patriarchy. If YOU know that it’s problematic, reductive and irresponsible for her to perpetrate such a heavily impossible beauty standard to her impressionable fans… then you’re empowered and conscious and don’t need me.”
“BLOCK. MUTE. DELETE. REPEAT. Follow activists, writers, artists and comedians instead.”
You can read the rest of the empowering, anti-patriarchy, anti-Kim Kardashian post here:
Now, Jameela Jamil says she’s done with dissing Kim Kardashian. But, we can’t help but point out that she literally disses the reality star under the same breath. We hope that this post marks the end of this feud, but honestly, given Kim Kardashian’s influence on Jameela Jamil’s social media posts in recent years, not to mention her current status in 2020 discourse, we find it rather unlikely that this will be the last Kardashian post to come out of Jamil. But, who knows what the future will hold…
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