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Hot Takes & Deep Dives

Apr 25, 2022

Jess is joined by Real World: New Orleans' breakout fave, Melissa Beck! Melissa chats about her journey through the MTV machine from auditioning, filming for five months (OG show), paid just $5,000 total. Post-MTV, Melissa discusses trying to make it in comedy and getting cast on Girls Behaving Badly alongside an unknown Chelsea Handler. Plus, the impact of “Come On Be My Baby Tonight,” how Mariah Carey informed Melissa's biracial identity (Black & Filipino), converting to Judaism and nearly NOT going back for RW Homecoming, now airing on Paramount Plus!
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