He’s the brain behind Cookie Lyon, Precious Jones, and Star Davis. Lee Daniels (EMPIRE, PRECIOUS, STAR) joins Anna and Sim on this week’s episode of Unqualified! In this episode, the Academy Award nominated director discusses narcissism (15:00), what is considered therapeutic (19:30), and why comedians make good dramatic actors (23:30). After Lee answers some deal-breakers (29:30), Anna auditions for a role in Empire (38:00). Get ready for a transformative performance!

Then, they call Bridget (52:00), who doesn’t know if she did the wrong thing by outing her friend to himself. What do you think she should do? Tune in!

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