Brené with Reese Witherspoon & Kerry Washington on Little Fires Everywhere

Brené with Reese Witherspoon & Kerry Washington on Little Fires Everywhere

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - May 29, 2020 - 1:05:39

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington are true creatives and storytellers, working to make timely art that is honest and vulnerable and truth-telling. Here’s part two of my conversation on Little Fires Everywhere. This episode covers how Reese and Kerry worked with a team of other creatives to bring Celeste’s words to life. We talked about the challenges and responsibilities of creating authentic, living, breathing characters with complex internal thoughts. We talked about motherhood and how it connects us, changes us, and changes as it goes. And we talked about creating art that honors ordinary, complicated people from completely different backgrounds, while connecting us all together.

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