British starlet Jameela Jamil is possibly best understood for her onscreen function of socialite Tahani Al-Jamil in The Good Place . Offscreen, she’s developed a credibility for being an outspoken activist for body positivity and psychological health– typically calling out celebs such as the Kardashians for shilling dubious weight-loss items.
Naturally, this often combative advocacy makes Jamil a lightning arrester for debate and regular target of giants. Jamil just recently discovered herself the target of Vice reporter and podcaster Tracie Egan Morrissey for a various factor completely.
In the wake of Jamil coming out as queer — amidst criticism over her function as a cisgender, straight judge on the HBO Max truth competitors series Legendary— Egan Morrissey “dropped the bunny hole,” so to speak, revealing a supposed history of hypochondria, Munchausen’s, and made injuries.
In a specifically respected Instagram story , Egan Morrissey did some quite extreme digging (for an allegedly upcoming longer, thorough piece of reporting), declaring that Jamil has actually lied or overemphasized about whatever from start injuries (consisting of a circumstances in which she declares that she lost a tooth, broke her nose and elbow throughout a tape-recorded sector) being gone after by swarms of bees (on several events!), struck by cars and trucks (sometimes, due to the fact that she was being gone after by bees), and so on etc.
Egan Morrissey even presumed regarding insinuate that Jamil has a household history of such habits, checking out her separated mom and sibling– the latter of whom penned a 2008 narrative about handling “whatever from mental disorder to romantic disappointment, from mysticism to homelessness.”
Late Tuesday, Jamil lastly reacted to the accusations in a series of heated tweets.
“First I’m lying about my sexuality, now I’m now being implicated of munchausens?” Jamil fired off. “By an unhinged moron who didn’t even understand in all her ‘research study’ that my vehicle mishap injury stories are ‘various’ due to the fact that they had to do with TWO SEPARATE CAR ACCIDENTS 13 years apart? You can keep it.”