Dance, Fatphobia, Confidence, & Why L.A. Needs an Attitude Makeover


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EP016 with Amanda LaCount (she/her) the 20-year old dancing powerhouse taking the entertainment industry by storm. She gets real about her f*cked up AGT experience, the body-positive community, dealing with haters and so much more.

Taboo Topics Covered:

  • Fatphobia in dance
  • America’s got talent
  • Body shaming in the entertainment industry
  • Cultivating confidence
  • Dealing with haters
  • Bodyposi typecasting
  • Real feedback only a mom would give
  • Comparison vs. competition
  • Why LA needs a makeover

More About Amanda:
Amanda LaCount is a well-known hip-hop dancer, actress, choreographer, singer, model, and influencer. She has been dancing since she was 2 years old. In 2015 she moved from CO to LA to follow her dream of becoming a professional dancer and actress. Some of her most notable performances include dancing with Meghan Trainor on RDMA, dancing on The Ellen Show with Keala Settle from "The Greatest Showman", dancing with Disney's "Descendants 2" Cast on DWTS, dancing on 2 Episodes of The Voice, dancing in Katy Perry's "Swish Swish" music video feat. Nicki Minaj, performing at Coachella with Lizzo, performing in Rihanna's Savage X Fenty Show at NYFW, performing as Alana (one of Ariel's sisters) in ABC's "The Little Mermaid Live", dancing in Lady Gaga's "Stupid Love" music video, dancing on America's Got Talent Season 15, and most recently dancing in Netflix's "The Prom" movie with Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and Kerry Washington.

Amanda has her own movement #breakingthestereotype which promotes body positivity and the belief that any "body" can be a dancer. Amanda's passion is dance, but her goal is to inspire others to follow their dream.

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More About The Show: In the BOLD BITCH Podcast we dive deep into taboo topics. Each week award-winning creative powerhouse and compulsively curious host Gia Goodrich talks to badass visionaries and brazen game-changers with bold visions and strong opinions. Diving below the surface of subjects we're socialized not to talk about, we learn, lift the veil, and shift perspectives on the lightning rod issues impacting us every day. It might ruffle a few feathers, but it takes honesty to inspire change and remind us that the boldest version of ourselves is exactly what the world needs.

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