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Jameela Jamil Applauds Khloé Kardashian for Deleting Diet Shake Instagram Ad: 'There Is Hope'

Jameela Jamil has been a frequent critic of the KarJenners, but The Good Place star is now applauding Khloé Kardashian for removing an Instagram post in which the reality star promoted a diet shake that claims to have weight loss benefits.

Last month, Jamil, 33, slammed the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 34, for endorsing a meal replacement shake by Flat Tummy Co., which was shared alongside a photograph of the new mother’s toned stomach. In the post, Kardashian claimed that after two weeks of incorporating the product into her daily routine, “the progress” had been “undeniable.”


Jamil responded at the time, “If you’re too irresponsible to: a) own up to the fact that you have a personal trainer, nutritionist, probable chef, and a surgeon to achieve your aesthetic, rather than this laxative product… And b) tell them the side effects of this NON-FDA approved product, that most doctors are saying aren’t healthy. Side effects such as: Possible Flat Tummy Tea side effects are cramping, stomach pains, diarrhea and dehydration… Then I guess I have to.”

Seemingly keeping tabs on Kardashian’s Instagram account, on Tuesday, Jamil tweeted that the post had been deleted.

“Oh look. Khloe deleted her diet shake post,” the actress wrote, alongside a screenshot of Kardashian’s Instagram page. “There is hope after all…”

In a New York Times interview published over the weekend, Kardashian addressed Jamil’s comments, saying she’s never employed a chef and makes a point to share her workouts on social media for those who can’t afford a personal trainer.

“Well, listen, I am showing you what to do, silly person, 15 repetitions, three times, here’s the move …” she said.

Her sister Kim Kardashian West added that no matter what they share online, they’ll never be able to please everybody.

“You’re going to get backlash for almost everything so as long as you like it or believe in it or it’s worth it financially, whatever your decision may be,” the KKW Beauty mogul, 38, said.

Momager Kris Jenner, 63, also weighed in, saying, “I don’t live in that negative energy space.”

Jamil responded to their comments after the interview was published, arguing that family’s words made it seem like they care more about the money than what their endorsements mean for young girls.

“Essentially, ‘f— the young, impressionable people, or those struggling with eating disorders, we want the money.’ I have been given these same opportunities to flog this stuff, and I don’t do it, so they don’t have to,” Jamil said. “Thank you, next.”

The actress went on to point out that ironically enough, she started her I Weigh movement in a post supporting the Kardashians.

“The IRONY that I started ‘I Weigh’ in a post DEFENDING the Kardashians saying they shouldn’t be reduced to nothing more than a number on a weighing scale, and then they spend the next year FLOGGING weight loss products/rhetoric DOES NOT ESCAPE ME,” Jamil tweeted. “It’s quite hilarious.”

Earlier this year, Jamil told PEOPLE that she hopes calling out celebrities about selling weight loss laxatives will make a difference.

“I really think I am making it too embarrassing for other people to sell laxative teas, which truly may be my greatest achievement,” she shared.

“I’m excited at the idea that I might have a positive impact on young women rather than a negative one, which is more often than not what you end up having on people if you allow the industry to airbrush you, to Photoshop you, let you lie about your aesthetic and you put negative rhetoric out into the world,” she said. “It’s really important.”

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