Jen Ponton

Jen Ponton


Jen Ponton is an actor, writer, and fat activist, best known for her work on "Dietland," "30 Rock," and "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Her writing has been featured on Refinery29 and Women and Hollywood, and her childhood writings have been featured on Mortified. She currently has several pilots in development. A lifelong New Jerseyan, she loves pizza, cursing, and The Boss. 

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Fat Girls Take The Lead

We’ve seen the fat leads who hate themselves; we’ve seen the fat leads who learn to love themselves in spite of their body...