Jameela Jamil Calls Out Avon Over An Ad: Was This Fight Necessary?

 Jameela Jamil has managed to get a big company to pull out a controversial ad. Many applauded her. However, was it an overreaction?

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Activist and actress Jameela Jamil is grabbing 2019 by the horn, and she is dragging all companies and celebrities who dare to body shame women for their looks and physiques.

The European TV star went after well-known company Avon which recently unveiled an ad mocking the dimples that show up on women's thighs.


Miss Jamil, a British model and presenter, called out the Avon in a series of tweets that read: "And yet EVERYONE has dimples on their thighs, I do, you do, and the CLOWNS at @Avon_UK certainly do. Stop shaming women about age, gravity, and cellulite. They’re inevitable, completely normal things. To make us fear them and try to “fix” them, is to set us up for failure literally."

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Jamil, who suffered multiple serious health issues, confessed that as a teenager, she dealt with anorexia nervosa and believed that she developed the eating disorder because of societal pressure.

Was Jamil too sensitive in this case?