Jameela Jamil is an English actress, presenter and activist who certainly doesn’t say anything in public and private life. TV series addicts know her above all because she starred in the brilliant comedy TV series The Good Place where she played the wealthy model Tahani Al-Jamil. We have also recently seen her in the Marvel series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law as the influencer Titania and rival of the protagonist. In these days the actress caused a lot of discussion due to an unfiltered statement that she entrusted to social networks. In a post published on Instagram, he pointed the finger at some women who attended this year’s MET Gala.
Jameela Jamil exposed the hypocrisy of some feminists who paid homage to a bigot like Karl Lagerfeld.
The MET Gala is the fashion event par excellence, which every year welcomes dozens and dozens of stars on its catwalk. This year, well-loved personalities such as Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, Jenna Ortega, Rihanna, Dua Lipa, Anne Hathaway and Nicole Kidman. Anna Wintour for the occasion chose to honor the German designer Karl Lagerfeld, who in the past worked for Balmain, Chloé, Chanel and Fendi and who passed away in 2019. The man has in the past caused a lot of discussion for his statements against curvy models, against the #MeToo movement or about immigration policy of the former chancellor Angela Merkel. Choosing to honor this stylist with the theme of the event he made Jameela Jamil turn up his nose, but – according to her – he also demonstrated all the hypocrisy of Hollywood. In the post he wrote:
“Last night Hollywood and fashion didn’t say a word, when many well-known feminists have chosen to celebrate to the highest degree a man who has been so publicly cruel with the women, with fat people, with immigrants and with survivors of sexual violence. And all the women’s magazines and online viewers preferred to blithely ignore it. No one has perfect morals, least of all me, but Jesus Christ, we’ve had a year to correct course here and do not award the highest possible honor to a known bigot. And everyone has suddenly decided that we can separate the art from the artist when it’s convenient. Last night we have given up our right to be taken seriously about anything important.”
The actress pointed her finger at it famous feministswho on social media carry on noble battles for gender equality, but who have gone to honor a well-known bigot only to end up in the spotlight. Jameela Jamil he then added:
“It’s not about cancel cultures. It’s not even about Karl. It’s about showing how selective the cancel culture is within liberal politics, in the most blatant way yet. It’s about showing why people don’t trust liberals. Because of slippery tactics and double standards like this. And it’s not just Hollywood here: the general online public attended and was entirely complicit in the truth erasure last night. Hthey replaced their pitchforks with spoons, to cover that s***… If we continue like this, don’t be shocked when we lose the next election.“