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Chrissy Metz

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Chrissy Metz, the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Actress and singer known for playing Kate Pierce on This is Us, shares what she learned from playing a mother addicted to opioids in the film “Stay Awake.” She also discusses her history of food issues, life lessons from her memoir, and starting her music career.


On this episode, Chrissy talks to Matt about:

  • How she got into acting and the long road to stardom
  • Her time on “This is Us” from the first table read to the finale
  • Her own struggles with food issues
  • How she prepared for the role of Michelle, a mother struggling with opioid addiction, in “Stay Awake”
  • The eye-opening experience of playing someone with addiction and seeing the effects on friends and family
  • How her work promotes approaching addicts with empathy and sympathy
  • Being an emotional person and how that helps her play emotional characters
  • The importance of making people feel heard and valued, and how her acting, writing, and music help make people feel less alone
  • How she got into music and the important role it has in her life
  • And More

Chrissy’s memoir This is Me is available HERE.


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About Chrissy Metz
Emmy and two-time Golden Globe nominee Chrissy Metz stars on the award-winning NBC series “This Is Us,” winner of the 2018 and 2019 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and People’s Choice Award for “Favorite New TV Drama.” Chrissy recently starred as Michelle in the film STAY AWAKE. Chrissy is currently working on her debut country album.

Chrissy recently released her memoir, THIS IS ME, which debuted at #1 on the NY Times Bestseller List. People magazine named her to the “Ones to Watch” and “50 Most Beautiful.”

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