James Blake has had it enough and we are glad! His girlfriend and actress Jameela Jamil has recently been a subject of controversy and been facing backlash. Writer Tracie Egan Morrissey accused her of faking her illnesses. Following that, we witnessed an intense social media exchange between Jamil and the writer in question. After an ugly back and forth and the intervention of countless social media users, James Blake issued an impactful statement. Whether you found Blake’s statement positive or not, it’s hard to deny that his and Jameela Jamil’s relationship is as strong as it can get!
Facing Backlash for “Faking” her Illnesses!
It all started when Tracie Egan Morrissey decided to call out Jamil after the former found the latter’s Instagram stories centering on her health questionable. According to Morrissey, the actress’s stories were inconsistent. Moreover, she stated that Jamil might be suffering from Munchausen syndrome. For those of you unaware, the said syndrome is a mental disorder. In it, a person intentionally behaves as if they are suffering from a mental or physical illness. In reality, however, they aren’t suffering from it at all!
James Blake Defends Jameela Jamil against Accusations!
Even though Jamil had asked Blake to stay out of the fiasco, he decided to speak out after noticing the immense backlash. He took to Twitter to issue a lengthy statement.
He started his statement by expressing grief over how Jameela Jamil is facing backlash for such outrageous things. Blake then vouched for the authenticity of his girlfriend’s health condition and mentioned how her serious condition puts limitations on her body in regards to what she can do and what she can’t. He mentioned that Jamil is suffering from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Blake also stated that she does try her best to help other people with her privilege.
Jamil responded to Blake’s tweet and hailed him as her “best friend and biggest love”.
Whose side are you on in this case? Do you find James Blake and Jameela Jamil’s relationship adorable? Let us know!