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Jameela Jamil in character as the "conceited but deeply kind, insecure, vainglorious" socialite Tahani al Jamil. NBC/Andrew Eccles/NBC hide caption

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Jameela Jamil: 'My Career Is Not Reflected By The Size Of My Body'

Jamil plays flighty socialite Tahani al Jamil on the NBC sitcom The Good Place, but in real life she's a disability rights advocate who speaks out against body shaming and extreme beauty standards.

In 17 years, children's author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka has published 38 books, but his latest stands out from the others. Hey, Kiddo is a graphic memoir telling the story of Krosoczka's childhood. Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Hey, Kiddo,' Jarrett Krosoczka Sketches Childhood, A Mom's Addiction

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., points at Democrats as he defends Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week. Tom Williams/AP hide caption

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Will The Kavanaugh Saga Leave Bruises That Heal Or Permanent Scars?

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Jameela Jamil: 'My Career Is Not Reflected By The Size Of My Body'

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