Some people in the media have referred to me as “the real life Kimmy Schmidt.” For those of you who don’t know, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a popular show on Netflix about a girl who is trapped in a cult in an underground bunker and then escapes to find herself starting life all over in New York City as a young adult. Like Kimmy, I spent most of my life cut off from the world and had to find my place in mainstream America as a young teenager after spending my life preparing for the Apocalypse. Below are some interviews and a few articles I’ve written about my experience in the Children of God cult and about the show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
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THE CHILDREN OF GOD HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A HOT TOPIC FOR THE MEDIA. SOME PEOPLE THOUGHT MY STORY WAS INTERESTING SO THEY INTERVIEWED ME ABOUT MY EXPERIENCE GROWING UP IN THE CONTROVERSIAL CULT.
BBC Interview – January 15, 2017:
Listen to the full BBC interview here.