Love Island’s Maya Jama ‘takes a swipe’ at blonde Celeb Juice co-stars with comment about working ‘10,000 times harder’
, 2022-11-30 12:14:33,
LOVE Island host Maya Jama has opened up about the struggles she’s faced making it to the top in the TV industry.
She shared a heartfelt statement from pal Emily Atack that claimed Maya’s had to work “10,000 times harder than her white and blonde co-stars” to achieve the same levels of success.
Next to a picture of the foursome smiling together behind the panel, Emily heaped praise on 28-year-old Maya’s impressive work ethic.
The comedian wrote: “do you know how much of an achievement it is that Maya is sat with these lovely ladies without being blonde + white? This is how I know the girl is working ten thousand times harder than we think she is and why she’s the only public figure I give love to on the regs.
“You don’t get here by being anyone’s girlfriend. As a feminist I won’t ever stop talking about that. As an ally I won’t ever stop talking about that.”
Maya shared the note on Instagram and followed it up by writing: “One part of my spoken word intro goes ‘they fill my cup, I fill your cup – that’s how we’re supposed to live’.
“I think about the amount of s**t I’ve been through just for being my non-famous…
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