Body positive activist and The right place Actress Jameela Jamil was approached by female-run dating and social media app Bumble to star in a new campaign.
Bumble’s #askingforafriend campaign aims to help tackle loneliness on International Friendship Day on August 4. as well as romantic relationships.
“This campaign really spoke to me, especially when I saw the number of women around the world who felt isolated or without support,” Jamil said Tuesday in a statement. “I have spent a large part of my adult life fighting for the right of everyone to feel confident and comfortable in their own skin, so I was able to start my own movement called I Weigh for advocating inclusiveness. I realized that with a group of supportive friends around you, anything is possible.
She added, “It’s time we focused on normalizing how acceptable it is to seek new friendships, especially when your current friendships aren’t serving you. Bumble BFF is a truly inclusive and easy way to access an ecosystem of incredibly kind and bright women, and I’m excited to join the app and take on this role of Ambassador.
Bumble is also working with Kacey Musgraves, Bebe Rexha and Hayley Kiyoko to increase female representation in the music industry by choosing five female artists to perform at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Music Midtown, Austin City Limits or Voodoo. Music + Arts Experience in summer. 2020 (submissions closed June 30). And for Equal Pay Day in 2019, Bumble donated $ 25,000 to Time’s Up.
Tuesday’s news comes after Jamil appeared on the cover of British VogueSeptember issue of, edited by Meghan Markle, under its ‘Forces of Change’ theme. Piers Morgan attacked Jamil on Twitter on Monday, saying: “One of Meghan’s ‘kind and inspiring’ women Vogue The “heroines” are Jameela Jamil – who called Beyonce a “stripper,” said Miley Cyrus was a “platformless vagina” and told Rihanna to “put her things away”.
Jamil replied: “My PINNED tweet is all the mistakes I made, admitting to being problematic when I was young. I have nothing to hide. You’re old, and you’re still a dirty bitch, a big shame , a misogynist, an irrelevant stain of shit, spread all over our country.
Her Instagram @i_weigh has nearly 800,000 followers to encourage self-acceptance and self-love. She’s also an AerieREAL model, touting American Eagle’s vision of unretouched lingerie and swimwear photos.
“I was neurotic about my appearance. And a big part of it was because magazines and Hollywood told me that I was worth nothing unless I was skinny and perfect and white,” Jamil said. Hollywood journalist. “I’m just trying to keep people from being as backward and twisted as I was when I was young.”
Meanwhile, Rebel Wilson has teamed up with the Match dating service to star in commercials. And Tinder is connected to Hollywood in a different way – former US expansion boss Alexa Mateen (sister of Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen) launched accessories brand Lala Lexa, and its geometric lucite pouches. were worn by Natalie Portman, Mindy Kaling, Taylor Schilling and Emma Watson.