Baby Got Back –
August 11, 2019 – Jameela Jamil is urging celebrities and public figures to stop airbrushing their photos. In a series of tweets on Sunday, the activist and actress, 33, shared a new poster for her NBC show The Good Place, in which her “backfat” is clearly visible. “I’m aware this isn’t some huge victory, and not ‘brave’ but as someone who had such obsessive body dysmorphia and was so fixated on the embarrassment of what we perceive as ‘flaws’ this is just a little win for little anorexic teenage me,” she said. The Good Place star then went on to ask others in the spotlight to consider doing the same to help break the cycle of an unattainable beauty standard. “I know it’s hard because we are perpetually scrutinized and criticized in this industry, but I’m begging other influencers, actors, and models to join me in not allowing airbrushing,” she urged. “We have to stop setting standards for others that we ourselves don’t even meet.” In response to Jamil’s photos, some fans began sharing their own images that they’ve kept hidden because of certain bodily imperfections that they saw.