Please note this episode was recorded prior to the SAG-AFTRA strike beginning.
We support actors and writers as they fight for fairness, and we hope that you do as well.
Join us on this super dope episode of While Black, as we sit down with Giovonnie Samuels, a former child star with a wealth of experience in the entertainment industry. Giovanni sheds light on both the glittering allure and the darker shadows of being a child actor. We delve into the vital aspects parents should know to protect and support their young talents while navigating the complexities of showbiz.
With candid insights, we discuss the financial aspects of child stardom, addressing the impact of early fame on young lives. Giovanni also shares valuable perspectives on the writers and actors strike, bringing to light the challenges faced by child actors during such critical times.
Whether you're a parent considering a path for your child in entertainment or simply intrigued by the behind-the-scenes realities of Hollywood, this episode will provide a thought-provoking and informative journey into the world of child stars. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the experiences, risks, and rewards that come with the bright lights of fame.
Engage with Giovanni at her website (https://giovonniesamuels.com/) and on all socials at @only1giovonnie
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