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*Content Warning* In this episode, Bug Hall and I discuss the exposure child actors experience and sexual assault. We do discuss different traumas we experienced. It may be triggering, and we encourage you all to take care of yourself.
Today my guest is former actor and producer Bug Hall. You may remember Bug as Alfalfa in Steven Spielberg's The Little Rascals.
In this episode, Bug takes me on a journey detailing why he's chosen to leave Hollywood, take a vow of poverty and live on a homestead in Michigan. We connect over the trauma that child actors endure. Bug details his personal experience of being taken advantage of on sets and the destructive coping mechanisms he developed. Today he's a devout Catholic, married, a father of four, and living a life he finds peace in.
I want to extend my gratitude to Bug for being so open and honest about his journey. I hope you enjoy this episode.
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