One of DFW's best kept secrets is Gore Range Capital. Ethan Rigel is the founding partner of Gore Range, a venture capital firm focusing on skin innovation. Ethan explains how he became an investor, why they moved Gore Range from New York to Southlake, and what he is looking for in companies before he invests.
Five months after the high-stakes local election in Southlake, the city is gearing up for yet another contentious vote. One of the school board members who supported the diversity plan, retired Air Force Col. Dave Almand, is stepping down, and the battle over diversity programs is at the center of the fight to replace him. But he's far from the only leader to leave a role in public schools this year following attacks from parents opposed to what they see as the quiet creep critical race theory. For this special bonus episode, we sit down with a panel of four educators from across the country who've come under fire, including James Whitfield, the first Black principal at a high school a town over from Southlake, whose school board has begun a formal process that could lead to his termination. The educators discuss how the anti-CRT movement is driving them out of their careers—and away from their students.
It's Election Day in Southlake, Texas — time to see if all the fighting over the school district's Cultural Competence Action Plan translates into votes. A handful of candidates and supporters who want to see new diversity programs rally in Town Square, across from a much larger, rowdier crowd of those backing the conservative slate. “It's a great town,” one voter shouts over her shoulder. “We want to keep it that way.” After the votes are counted, Southlake becomes a national poster child in the movement to redefine and root out critical race theory. Stuck in the middle is Lane Ledbetter, Carroll's new school superintendent, who is tasked with bringing the community together — but in a rare interview, he struggles to answer questions about racism in Southlake. On graduation day, Nikki Olaleye says she hopes Southlake's future doesn't mirror its past.
Ali Velshi is joined by Congressman Ritchie Torres, Congresswoman Cori Bush, Politico's Betsy Woodruff Swan, MSNBC's Hayes Brown, the author of "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive," Stephanie Land, Dr. Bernard Ashby, the Atlantic's Caitlin Dickerson, former Republican Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, Facebook critic (and early investor) Roger McNamee, former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance, and co-hosts of the Southlake podcast, Antonia Hylton and Mike Hixenbaugh
Happy September—-fall is here pod people! This month, we start with what we're listening to, followed by Alex's BYOP. She brought Southlake, an investigative show about a racial tensions within a seemingly idyllic Texas town. After, we dive into an excellent interview with the producer and hosts of Borrowed, a Brooklyn Public Library podcast. And as always, we have a bit of Calendar Corner (it's September awareness months this go-round!). Find out more on Twitter and Instagram (@doyouevenpod), as well as on Facebook. Find show notes and links to the pods we covered at doyouevenpod.com.
Big Brother cast members made history this summer as The Cookout alliance insured that a black player will win the game for the first time in the show's 21 year run. We are talking about the significance, the fan reaction and reality TV's reflection of societal energy with Reality Blurred's Andy Dehnart and reality show YouTuber and podcaster Cameshia Reviews. Plus Fritz and Weezy are recommending Ken Burns' Muhammad Ali doc, Prime's doc series LulaRich and NBC's podcast, Southlake.Path Points of Interest:Reality Blurred WebsiteCameshia Reviews on YoutubeCameshia Reviews PodcastMuhammad Ali Documentary from Ken BurnsSouthlake PodcastSouthlake Podcast on Apple PodcastsIf You Really Knew Me - MTV's Challenge Day SeriesBig Brother on CBSBig Brother on Amazon PrimeLulaRich on Amazon Prime
The election to fill two school board seats takes center stage—and becomes a referendum on the school district's diversity plan. At a secretly recorded meeting, members of Southlake Families PAC grill a prospective candidate about conservative political causes, from opposition to Black Lives Matter to abortion. As school board candidates debate whether Carroll's code of conduct is enough to protect students, a queer 16-year-old takes a complaint of harassment to Carroll Senior High School's principal — and the response leaves her feeling even less safe at school. In the final days before the election, candidates knock on doors, and outgoing Mayor Laura Hill gives a speech calling opponents of the diversity plan to action.
Parents in Southlake discover a new label for what's been bothering them about all this diversity, equity and inclusion talk: critical race theory. A new fixation on the academic concept muddies the debate, drowning out the voices of students who'd come forward with stories about racism. Kimberlé Crenshaw, one of the founding scholars of CRT, sheds light on the national battle over the theory, warning of dire consequences. And Tucker Carlson, Dana Loesch, and even Demi Lovato all put a spotlight on Southlake, where the local fight has grown even more divisive — and more personal.
This week, Ken and Carla talk about the resistance to vaccinations the pressure on Joe Biden to call the nation together to battle the virus. This week, California votes on the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom, Larry Elder is making a full-court Trumpian run at replacing the governor. The new podcast SouthLake tells the story of an upscale Dallas community up in arms packing school board meetings with their complaints about masks, vaccines, and CRT (Critical Race Theory). The memory and legacy of Dallas Cowboy Frank Cornish is on the line. Linda Midgett's documentary film, SAME GOD (the story of Professor Larycia Hawkins) is as relevant today as when it was made. FRONTLINE traces the nation's journey from 9/11 (twenty years ago this week) through to the January 6 insurrection. Jon Meacham's podcast, It Was Said, highlights the Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy - which Meacham ranks it among the greatest ever. Ken compares it with the Trump inaugural of January 2017 (by Stephen Miller). Secretary Pete? He's sporting a beard! It's public, they have TWO.BECOME A PATRON of the BWM PodcastSupport the show (http://thebeachedwhitemale.com)
Kimberly Radaker Bays has been managing and overseeing Exponential Property Group and its associated companies, with a focus primarily on multifamily Real Estate, for the past ten years. She has grown Exponential Property Group from 2 employees to more than 160 in that time. Her leadership helped to complete eleven full-cycle transactions where properties were purchased, rehabbed, leased up and sold to provide capital gains exceeding 100% in three years or less, to the partnership. She currently leads eleven properties totaling over 4200 units and is always seeking more. Prior to her involvement in multifamily real estate, she was involved with creating and running her family's single family rental portfolio and house flipping activities. Prior to starting her real estate career Kim was a consultant with over ten years of experience in virtually all areas of qualified retirement plan design and administration. Kim is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a major in finance and concentrations in accounting and economics. She lives with her husband Matt, twin sons, James and Nathan, and her stepson Jett in Southlake, Texas.
One of the incredible joys of being an entrepreneur is that there are so many possibilities and you get to choose when to pursue a new idea or make a change in your business. Sometimes the opportunities even show up unexpectedly along the way. We're joined on this episode by special guest, Ryan Reger. By God's grace, Ryan has built a thriving online business with multiple streams of income ranging from selling physical products to a variety of books and courses on the topic of starting and growing an online business. Ryan's passion is to help people discover their gifts and talents and use them to fulfill their purpose in life. Ryan is happily married to his wife, Melane, and is a proud father to his son, Callen. They reside in Southlake, TX.In this episode, Ryan shares his story of building an online business, the new opportunities and transitions along the way, and how he now helps others build successful businesses and multiple streams of income. We also discuss the importance of investing financially into yourself, how challenges sometimes turn into unexpected blessings, and why you don't need a large following to have a successful business. Please join me for this episode and let's reflect together on the possibilities available to us in creating and growing a business that brings us joy and helps others.Links and resources mentionedInformation about Ryan RegerWebsite - http://ryanreger.com/Ryan's Streams of Income podcast - https://pages.ryanreger.com/radio Ryan's books (including a free ebook) - https://pages.ryanreger.com/Books The Legends Group - https://pages.amzlegends.com/dollar?r_done=1Legendary VAs - https://pages.legendaryvas.com/info?r_done=1 Resources Included in This EpisodeJim Cockrum - https://www.jimcockrum.com/blog/ Dan Miller - https://www.48days.com/ Silent Sales Machine by Jim Cockrum - https://www.amazon.com/Silent-Sales-Machine-100-audiobook/dp/B01FN6JV6E/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Jim+Cockrum&qid=1631158864&s=audible&sr=1-1 Free Marketing by Jim Cockrum - https://bookshop.org/a/1378/9781118034712 48 Days Coaching Mastery program - https://www.48days.com/coaching-mastery/ Shane Sams - https://flippedlifestyle.com/ 48 Days Eagles community w/ Dan Miller - https://www.48dayseagles.com/a/10052/UzHBhAb4 The Journey Mastermind - https://www.danw.us/mastermind3/ Pat Flynn - https://patflynn.com/ Cliff Ravenscraft - https://www.cliffravenscraft.com/ Kent Julian - https://kentjulian.com/ Contact us at our new email address - email@example.com Our new website! - http://danw.us/
Facing a wave of backlash to its proposed Cultural Competence Action Plan, Southlake's school board tries to find middle ground — but winds up angering everyone. The school board meeting room turns into a battleground, as scores of conservative parents line up to explain their objections to any changes to the curriculum or disciplinary measures designed to protect students of color. Behind the scenes, with the help of powerful figures like Texas GOP Chairman Allen West, a new political action committee begins work to stop what supporters say is a “liberal takeover” of their school district. They sue to put the diversity plan on hold, and their efforts catch the attention of conservatives outside Southlake.You can read the text of Carroll ISD's draft diversity plan here.
Could the nonsense of the GOP Arizona election audit come to Texas? How the "Big Lie" won't die and how it could damage the election system. And a deep dive into the strife at Southlake, Texas and how the battle for those suburb voters can explain what is happening in the Lone Star State.
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As a bonus for Chuck ToddCast listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to listen to the first two episodes now: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for The 11th Hour listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to listen to the first two episodes now: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for The Last Word listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to listen to the first two episodes now: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for The Rachel Maddow Show listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to listen to the first two episodes now: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for Dateline listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to listen to the first two episodes now: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for Why Is This Happening? listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to listen to the first two episodes now: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
Southlake's leaders try to bring the community together in the weeks after the viral N-word video. But inside the halls of Carroll High, Black students aren't feeling heard. In the midst of the turmoil, 17-year-old Raven Rolle secretly records her emotional showdown in the principal's office with a white student who insists that anyone should be able to say the N-word. Meanwhile, the school district is forging ahead with a plan to address racist bullying, but before officials can release it, a pandemic and a national racial reckoning throws everything off track. A friend of Raven's, Nikki Olaleye, organizes a Black Lives Matter rally in town square—and fear takes hold in Southlake.CORRECTION (Sept. 2, 2021, 04:30 p.m. ET): A previous version of this episode misstated the hotel where the 2018 homecoming dance was held. It was a Hilton hotel, not a Westin.
Southlake, Texas, is an immaculate, largely white suburb 30 minutes from Dallas. It's a magnet for well-off parents looking for public schools that will get their kids into top-tier universities — and it doesn't hurt that the town's Carroll High School Dragons routinely compete for the state football championship. Frank and Robin Cornish, a Black couple, moved to Southlake in the 1990s after Frank fell in love with the place, and he soon recruited fellow Dallas Cowboys to join them. But then the Cornish family suffered a tragedy, and gradually they began to see a different side of their town. In 2018, a viral video of students yelling the N-word brought their concerns to the surface — and exposed racism in Southlake's schools. The whole town seemed to get behind a plan to confront it...at first.
As a bonus for The ReidOut listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe to get the first two episodes on Monday, August 30: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for Bag Man listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe to get the first two episodes on Monday, August 30: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for All In listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe to get the first two episodes on Monday, August 30: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
As a bonus for NBC Nightly News listeners, we're sharing a special preview of “Southlake,” a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News that takes listeners inside a Texas suburb's war over race and education. Follow or subscribe to get the first two episodes on Monday, August 30: https://link.chtbl.com/southlake_feed
Beautiful Southlake, Texas, seemed too good to be true—until a video emerged of white high school students chanting the N-word. But it was the school district's plan to confront racism that really sent residents on the warpath. Hosted by reporter Mike Hixenbaugh and correspondent Antonia Hylton, Southlake is a six-part series about belonging—and backlash—in an American suburb. Coming August 30.
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Hannah Smith ran for school board in her Texas community on a platform opposing critical race theory. Smith won, earning nearly 70% of the vote last month. “[T]he community turnout at this election really sent a message to our district and gave us a mandate going in to say, 'We don't want critical race theory in our schools,'" Smith says on the "Problematic Women” podcast.As a lawyer defending religious liberty, a wife, and a mother of four school-age children, Smith says, she was enjoying life and had plenty to keep her busy. But she felt compelled to run for school board to try to stop the agenda of critical race theory, which she says would “radically change our school district.” Now a school board member in Southlake, Texas, just outside Dallas, Smith says she is committed to keeping far-left ideology out of classrooms. Smith joins the show to discuss how critical race theory is making its way into more schools across the country and what her priorities are as a new school board member.Also on today's show, we talk about Pride Month with Kelsey Bolar, a senior news producer at The Daily Signal and a senior policy analyst at Independent Women's Forum. And as always, we'll crown our Problematic Woman of the Week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
May 25, 2021 RODNEY C. BROWN, Jr., a Pastor/Elder at Metro Bible Church of Southlake, Texas, who will address: “NAVIGATING Thru The TREACHEROUS WATERS of WOKENESS: A Practical & Pastoral Guideline” & announcing the Wokeness & The Gospel Conference! Subscribe: iTunes TuneIn Android RSS Feed Listen:
On this episode of our Weekly Roundup podcast, our team talks Abbott’s most recent face mask order, the City of Lubbock being sued by Planned Parenthood, the Governor opting the state out of a bonus federal unemployment benefit, Texas senators opposing Biden’s response to the Israel and Hamas conflict, controversy in Southlake over social media posts by an American Airlines pilot, and the potential elimination of a fee for the LTC program. We also cover legislative updates on taxpayer funded lobbying, sex change surgery bans for minors, critical race theory, the Texas Heartbeat Act, the Star Spangled Banner Protection Act, CPS recordings, and hospital price transparency.
In this episode, Dinesh affirms Caitlyn Jenner's candidacy for governor of California with a resounding "Run, Caitlyn, Run." How Coke learned it's not so good to be woke. Dinesh shows that Liz Cheney's grudge against Trump has little to do with January 6. And attorney Hannah Smith joins Dinesh to explain how a grassroots revolution in Southlake, Texas took over the local government and dealt a crushing blow to Critical Race Theory. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Paul and Judi Cole open up and get real in a special Mother's Day edition of Brave Men. From humor to tears and everything in between Paul interviews Judi on motherhood and marriage and staying married. This is experience, faith, joy, grit and fifty years of marriage out in the open. Paul is President of the Christian Men's Network and the Global Fatherhood Initiative. Judi is an artist, designer and vocalist. Paul is one of the world's leading experts on men's issues, character maturity and personal life expansion, the restoration of families and rescuing children trapped in abuse and neglect. His work as an award winning journalist, media producer/writer has taken him from the inside of firefights in Middle Eastern wars to perilous revolutions deep in the jungles of Central America. His current work with CMN and GFI is active in over 130 nations. Paul and Judi are parents of three remarkable children who all work in strategic areas of local church ministry. Lindsay is married to Niles Holsinger and they have four children, Reese, Cameron, Dylan and Audrey. Niles is a Campus Pastor for Gateway Church, Southlake. Brandon and Meredith Cole have two children, Cason and Greyson. They pastor C3 Church Fort Worth. Bryce Cole was married to Sarah Elizabeth Cole who went to be with the Lord in October, 2018. He had three step-children William, Jude and Eliot. Bryce is music minister for Cross Timbers Church, Argyle.
Highlights: “Seventy percent of voters (in Texas school board election) rose up and told the woke left and SJWs like Demi Lovato to get the hell out of our schools.” “Critical race theory got crushed so badly in the Southlake election that the Marxist media seem to almost embarrass to talk about it.”“When all is said and done, our kids are getting taught that our nation is inherently unjust.” “Critical race theory is a shockingly pernicious and appallingly racist doctrine. And that’s exactly how the citizens at Southlake, Texas understood it. They rightly understood that CRT is a horrific and vicious form of reverse racism.”Timestamps: [01:43] On Texas school board election and on Demi Lovato’s comment[03:35] The MSM ignoring the result of this election, how NBC reported it and how bad critical race theory in our nation[06:05] What critical race theory actually tries to teach our school kids[08:24] How red states are rising up and banning critical race theory from their bordersResources: Limited Time Offer! Get your copy of my book RETURN OF CHRISTENDOM at a 50% DISCOUNT Here: https://roc.turleytalks.com/order-roc-nowEvaluate your cybersecurity today with Graybeard Security! Book your personal security analysis by using the Dark Web Scanner for FREE at turleytalks.graybeardsecurity.ioGet Hemp Fusion’s sleep supplement with 25% OFF plus 10 FREE travel packs of Hemp Fusion’s stress products using the code ‘WINNING’ at hempfusion.comGet Your Brand-New PATRIOT T-Shirts and Merch Here: https://store.turleytalks.com/Become a Turley Talks Insiders Club Member: https://insidersclub.turleytalks.com/welcomeThank you for taking the time to listen to this episode. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and/or leave a review.Do you want to be a part of the podcast and be our sponsor? Click here to partner with us and defy liberal culture!If you would like to get lots of articles on conservative trends make sure to LIKE Dr. Steve Turley’s Facebook Page and sign-up for the 'New Conservative Age Rising' Email Alerts.
After a successful weekend in Seattle after Antifa tried to intimidate a local church from hosting Charlie, Charlie reports back that he was able to reschedule the event and hold it safely and securely. Thank you to everyone who had a hand in helping make that happen. Next, Charlie highlights the positive story from Southlake, Texas where local parents rose up in record number to fight back against Critical Race Theory by securing 70% of the vote and eliminating all woke candidates. Next, Charlie takes on the CIA's new woke recruitment ad highlighting how the left's long march through the institution has officially infected our intelligence agencies. Finally, Charlie gives an important update on the ongoing Arizona Audit. Support the show: http://www.charliekirk.com/support See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Antifa put out video threatening Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, and the FBI is now investigating it. Caitlyn Jenner argues biological boys shouldn’t compete in girls’ sports. Mitt Romney was booed at a GOP convention in Utah. Glenn gives some good news on Southlake, Texas, parents’ fight against critical race theory entering their schools. After conservative boycotts, Coca-Cola seems to be distancing itself from wokeness. A college football coach was fired after mocking Stacey Abrams. Glenn explains the “Cobra effect” and how the prices of goods are already rising dramatically. President Biden claimed he will still wear a mask outdoors with other vaccinated people. Is that helping convince anyone to get vaccinated? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mitt Romney was booed at a GOP convention in Utah. Glenn gives some good news on Southlake, Texas, parents’ fight against critical race theory entering their schools. Beware what schools are now calling "culturally responsive teaching." A SpaceX crew has successfully returned to Earth. Meanwhile, China has no idea where a massive part of its latest rocket will crash-land. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Glenn dedicates an hour to good news stories that prove we’re not alone in standing up for America. Florida is releasing thousands of gene-hacked mosquitos to lower the overall population. The Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten proves that rock 'n' roll isn’t dead by calling out the new woke system. Did a SpaceX crew encounter a UFO? The ratings are in for President Biden’s address to Congress, and they aren’t great. Biden told a heckler to give him “five days” to abolish private prisons. Investigative journalist John Solomon joins to discuss the FBI raid against Rudy Giuliani and how he’s mentioned in the investigation too. Southlake, Texas, parent Juan Saldivar tells Glenn about his fight against critical race theory in his school district. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Parents in Southlake are fighting back against curriculum in Carroll ISD that push the Critical Race Theory. Chuck Taggart, a parent in Southlake, joined the Chris Salcedo Show to discuss it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Joe Biden’s first State of the Union is tonight. The Super Bowl had way higher ratings and audience than the Oscars this year, which hit an all-time low, down to 9.8 million from 43 million in 2014. The University of California at Berkeley is looking to hire a wellness and environmental justice coordinator. Today is Great Poetry Reading Day! The New York Jets have had a total of 35 quarterbacks during the past 45 seasons? Rob Gronkowski sets a new Guiness World Record for catching a football from 600 feet above him. A Southlake, Texas, school has been under fire for teaching racial justice topics. A Texas governor claims that modern science has discovered there are actually six biological sexes. An electric vehicle company claims that its cars only use a little bit of coal, but later reveals it’s 95%. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nichola Ivy is one of a kind for many reasons. She is beautiful and full of energy and her and her family are the Greek counterparts to our Co Hosts with her family also having Mafia connections. Her Dad is a Greek Mafia Playboy that courted her German Mom back in the day in Chicago and swept her off her feet. Nichola is a gifted singer that was destined to be famous and never got in trouble in her younger years. She grew up as an only child dancing competitively at Dana's Studio in Southlake, Tx. When she was in 2nd grade she was already En Pointe. At 7 years old she entered the talent contest in the city of Southlake, TX as a singer and was the star of the show instantly. She performed "Together Again" by Janet Jackson which has a very special meaning to her about her grandmother. She knew at that moment that she was born to be a singer. She sang with a group called God's Country Kids and did a lot of community service when she then got hired by Disney and signed a contract with them, performing at tons of events. Nichola always liked the finer things in life and her parents told her that she would have to figure out how to buy all those designer things. She tells us that the show Hannah Montana was written about her and that she was supposed to be the lead in that show, but because she didn't have a contract Billy Ray Cyrus came in and paid for Miley Cyrus to get the part. It is still upsetting to Nichola to have missed out on that million dollar opportunity and she tells everyone to always make sure you have your contracts in order. Nichola's singing career got her to a point where she got paid $ 5000 just to perform one song at age 13 and was able to pay all her bills and even paid for a car in cash. She was called to perform at the White House for President George W Bush and was featured in Tokyo for a very long time and the face and influencer of a girl guitar company. She was singing all over the nation. She loved her life and relives it in her dreams all the time. Nichola shares her story about being born without her right hand which is due to her grandmother taking the drug DES that was used to conceive children back in the day. The after effects of this drug were that theoffspring of those children suffer many birth defects. Nichola's Mom participated in a class action lawsuit against the manufacturers of that drug. Nichola was raised to never know the difference and she doesn't see herself different from anyone else. She was lucky that she was never bullied, just the opposite - everyone loves her and everyone thought that she was going to be a huge celebrity. How she handles this is incredibly inspirational. She didn't know what real life was like and had a bit of a culture shock when she took a real job at age 16. At age 17 Nichola tried out for American Idol and Nigel Lythgow crushed her dream and it completely defeated her - so much so that she put down the microphone and has never sang again. For the first time in her life she found rejection in her hand. It is her deepest regret and it crushed her parents. Nichola vows to never fail at anything ever again. Missy and her new podcast "Don't Call Us Pretty" feels like a replacement for her singing career and she absolutely loves being in the studio. She has also started a new apartment locater company called "Money Move Locating" where she is an operating partner. The company was started in January 2020 right before Covid 19 hit, but they are thriving and have 12 agents. Then we have an absolute hilarious time talking about dating and we were secretly trying to set Nichola up with Marcella's brother Gino who is single. Party with Miss Polly: 7 reasons to visit a sex therapist as a single personQuestion of the DayIf you came with a warning label what would it say?