Joy Villa - Trump Dress and Maintaining Values in the Entertainment Industry

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Gayle Trotter's recently chatted with performing artist Joy Villa. We bet you remember Joy's Donald Trump inspired dress at this year's Grammy awards. Joy and her designer, Andre Soriano, drew inspiration for the gown from the Trump's Make America Great Again flag. "Joy is one of the most fascinating people I have met," exclaims Gayle following their interview. Gayle and Joy discuss how she became such an independent thinker in the entertainment industry. Her answer will surprise you. Joy pulls back the curtain on what it takes to succeed in an artist while maintaining her core principals. They also discuss how political engagement can be detrimental to an entertainer's career and the effects political activity have on sales and popularity. Can members of the entertainment industry proudly assert their creativity and maintain independent thought? Or, is this merely an illusion? Right In DC is an audio podcast to inform, educate and entertain our listeners on politics, policy and foreign affairs with a view from Washington, DC. Right In DC advances the work of Gayle Trotter as an attorney and in print, television and radio. Some of Gayle's work can be accessed at: gayletrotter.com twitter.com/gayletrotter www.facebook.com/gayletrotter

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