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Celebrity Interviews | Jay Menez hosts bold conversations with the most fascinating people in entertainment and sports. Visit HollywoodReal.com

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Celebrity Interviews | Jay Menez hosts bold conversations with the most fascinating people in entertainment and sports. Visit HollywoodReal.com

    Ryan Carnes of General Hospital and Desperate Housewives | Embracing Unity

    Ryan Carnes of General Hospital and Desperate Housewives | Embracing Unity

    Actor Ryan Carnes is a tv and film veteran best known for his roles as Lucas Jones on General Hospital and Justin on Desperate Housewives.

    Ryan shares about the charities he supports, This is About Humanity, Operation Underground Rescue, and the Change Foundation, and what simple actions we can all take in the name of unity.

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    Ryan’s also an accomplished drummer who enjoys creating music and writing lyrics when he's not filming. We talk about his current collaboration with singer/songwriter, Vanessa Silberman.

    Our discussion wraps with some advice for aspiring actors and the single most important mindset to achieving success in any field.

    Some of Ryan's other screen credits include NCIS, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Blackout, Bones, Doctor Who, The Phantom, Surf School, Letters from Iwo Jima, and the upcoming holiday feature, Cupid for Christmas.

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    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/ryancarnes1
    Twitter | https://twitter.com/ryancarnes1
    IMDb | https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1408453/
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    Twitter | https://twitter.com/thejaymenez
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    LinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaymenez
    Clubhouse | https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@jaymenez
    Website | https://jaymenez.com 
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    • 58 min
    Master Sri Akarshana Interview | The Yogi With a Lamborghini on How to Manifest Anything

    Master Sri Akarshana Interview | The Yogi With a Lamborghini on How to Manifest Anything

    Master Sri Akarshana shares his secrets on how to manifest anything – and how you can too. Formerly known as the Yogi with a Lamborghini, Eric Ho, he rose from troubled beginnings to self-made success. In his quest to create more impact, he undertook a Himalayan journey of deep enlightenment that transformed his life and mission forever.

    Once a spiritual gangster, he emerged a spiritual master and today leads a following of millions of people seeking inspiration, guidance, and ultimate happiness in their lives.

    Master Sri credits his hard-working parents as the strong role models who provided the foundation of leadership and entrepreneurial instinct that drives him today.

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    In today's in-depth interview, we learn about how it all began for young Eric Ho, his dreams and early challenges, finding purpose, a pivotal moment that rocked his soul, discovering spirituality, and the mindset that can help you achieve greater success in every part of your life.

    Master Sri simplifies the Law of Attraction and how manifestation practices work and explains how we should think about money and charitable giving.

    He also reveals what to expect in his 2021 predictions and for the coming years, with specific advice about what to do now so you don't miss the biggest wealth-building opportunity of our lifetimes.

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    Connect with Master Sri Akarshana:

    YouTube |  https://youtu.be/NVNbE8hDW-w
    Instagram |  https://www.instagram.com/master_sri_akarshana/
    Clubhouse | https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@sriakarshana
    Facebook |  https://www.facebook.com/MasterSriAkarshana
    Twitter | https://twitter.com/SriAkarshana
    Website | https://www.iamcreator.com/
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    YouTube | https://bit.ly/hollywoodreal
    Instagram | http://instagram.com/jaymeneztv
    Clubhouse | https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@jaymenez
    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/jaymeneztv
    LinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaymenez
    Twitter | https://twitter.com/thejaymenez
    Website | https://jaymenez.com
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    Insightful conversations with the most fascinating people in entertainment and sports.

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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Mark Dacascos of John Wick 3, Hawaii Five-0, and Iron Chef America | Be Like Water

    Mark Dacascos of John Wick 3, Hawaii Five-0, and Iron Chef America | Be Like Water

    Actor Mark Dacascos of John Wick 3, Hawaii Five-0, and Iron Chef America is a world champion martial artist who once had ambitions of becoming a monk. He reveals why he chose acting as a noble career, the key life lesson his father taught him, and the values that define his personal brand.

    Mark's latest big-screen role is as the lead villain, Zero, in John Wick 3 featuring Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry.

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    Mark's appeared in over 40 feature films including the haunting French film and box office success, Brotherhood of the Wolf, nemesis to Jet Li in Cradle to the Grave, and cult classic action film, Drive. He has also reprised the iconic role of Wo Fat in the hit CBS series Hawaii 5-0, Mr. Giyera on the hit television show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as the star of the series The Crow. Mark has appeared in numerous television shows such as Chicago P.D., Lucifer, and the hugely popular Hallmark franchise, The Perfect Bride and its follow up The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells.

    Mark's turn as The Chairman of the Food Network's hit show, Iron Chef America launched him into pop icon status with over 200 episodes and counting on the Food Network. He also took his turn on the dance floor transforming his martial arts moves into dancing magic on ABC's hit show, Dancing With the Stars. Many millions have also enjoyed watching Mark in the hugely popular and uber-successful web series Mortal Kombat Legacy and the international web series The Way.

    Besides starring in television and films, Mark achieved a career milestone by directing his first feature film titled Showdown in Manilla starring Casper Van Dien and Tia Carrere.

    The darkly exotic, multi-lingual, multi-skilled Dacascos is a mix of Japanese, Filipino, Spanish, Irish, and Chinese heritages. He was born in Hawaii and attended school in Germany. He is married to actress, Julie Condra, and the proud father of 3 children.

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    • 59 min
    Chef André Rush Interview | "Jacked" White House Chef on How to Defeat Negative Energy

    Chef André Rush Interview | "Jacked" White House Chef on How to Defeat Negative Energy

    In today's Chef André Rush interview, the jacked White House Chef talks about how to defeat negative energy and surround ourselves with people who uplift us.

    Chef Rush starts every morning by doing 2,222 pushups and consumes 10,000 calories per day. He thrives on staying productive, expanding positivity, charity work, and role-modeling what it means to be a leader.

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    Chef Rush is renowned as one of the top chefs in the United States military and retired as Master Sergeant. His representation of the Army has influenced over 100 new soldiers to join the forces. A member of the United States Culinary Arts Team, he won over 150 medals and trophies. 

    Chef Andre Rush was the Senior Enlisted Aide to the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy. In this capacity, he served as Senior Aide and advisor for DVQ’s, dignitaries, and high-profile VIPs.

    He joined the military as a reservist where he would later switch over to active Army in July of 1993. He has spent time at Fort Stewart, 503 Infantry at Camp Casey Korea, Fort Campbell Kentucky, and Fort Bragg North Carolina.

    In September 1996 he served as the Joint and Vice Chief of Staff for eight general officers and four Chief of Staff of the Army over the next three years. Moving to West Point soon after, Chef Rush had the opportunity to work for four Superintendents as well as ASI Finance CMD GO Washington DC. He has also worked in the White House and the Presidential Guest House.

    Chef Rush has deployed multiple times and has held a variety of leadership positions to include Senior Advisor, Enlisted Aides, Operational Manager, and Foodservice Manager.

    He has served as a hand-to-hand combat trainer to over 1,000 cadets, airmen, soldiers, marines, and civilians. He trained over 10,000 troops in the art of culinary and was called upon Army-wide to assist in teaching other senior and junior aides. He has volunteered his entire career and rendered his services for the Core of cadets for the last 10 years.

    Chef Andre Rush holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from TUI; an Associate's degree from Culinary Stafford University; and an Associates degree in Hotel Restaurant Management from Central Texas. He is also certified in Household/Estate Management from Starkey International; Sommelier Course from Denver Colorado; CCNA; ACF; and Certified Ice Carver.

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Gilles Marini Interview | Sex and the City and Dancing with the Stars

    Gilles Marini Interview | Sex and the City and Dancing with the Stars

    Actor Gilles Marini of Sex and the City and Dancing with the Stars joins me to talk about life as a young man in France, his role as a special forces soldier,  modeling, acting, raising his children, and the need for education to affect change.

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    A former French Army firefighter, Gilles migrated to Miami to pursue modeling. He soon caught the acting bug and ended up in Los Angeles to become the artist who is today creating a positive impact through his craft.

    Since then, he’s appeared on dozens of hit shows and movies, including Sex and the City, Brothers & Sisters, and Days of Our Lives. He almost won Season 8 of Dancing with the Stars and returned to compete in Season 15.

    Gilles was honored by People Magazine as a Sexiest Man Alive.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Mike Chat, Power Ranger, Action Director, and 7-Time World Champion | Do the Right Thing

    Mike Chat, Power Ranger, Action Director, and 7-Time World Champion | Do the Right Thing

    Michael Chaturantabut (aka Mike Chat), a 7-time World Forms and Weapons Champion, shares how the same steps and attitude it takes to be an action hero, world champion, coach, and role model are those that can be used to achieve your biggest dreams.

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    After making a name for himself in martial arts tournaments, Mike was cast in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue as the Blue Ranger. He later founded XMA: Xtreme Martial Arts, which focuses on young athletes, and today he trains the world's biggest action stars for film and television.

    Over his career, Mike has experienced the highs of being a world champion to the lows of not being able to land a Hollywood acting job for years at a time.

    Through these experiences, Mike learned the importance of being motivated from failure and established a system for success, which he shares in our interview.

    Learn how the same steps and attitude it takes to be an action hero, world champion, coach, and role model are those that can be used to achieve your biggest dreams.

    With over 1500 licensed facilities worldwide, Master Chat is responsible for training over 275 World Champions, Hollywood directors, Chad Stahelski (John Wick Series), David Leitch (Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2), superstars Taylor Lautner (Twilight Saga), Jaden Smith (Karate Kid) & Willow Smith, Boo Boo Stewart (X-Men) and Grammy artists Usher, Apl.de.Ap - Black Eyed Peas, stunt doubles for Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Keanu Reeves and more!

    XMA’s signature moves and stunt professionals can be seen in today’s hottest films like Black Panther, Ant-Man, Daredevil, The Defenders, The Avengers, Captain America, Thor, The Dark Knight Rises, Wolverine, Iron Man, X-MEN, TRON Legacy, Spiderman, GI Joe, and The Matrix Trilogy.  The Discovery Channel’s Emmy Award-winning documentary XMA, Xtreme Martial Arts on Mike Chat has aired in over 130 countries around the world.
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    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

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ChristianJason ,

Amazing!

Jay is such a positive and engaging host. A master of the craft and a true artist when it comes to diving into the heart of things. Love it!

Sxo v2 ,

Hollywood Real is REAL 🔥✨

Every episode is so engaging and inspiring all in its own ways. It’s so interesting to listen to how all these people began their careers and progressed over time to the people they are today. I can’t wait for more!

LaneDNA ,

Inspirational

Elevating, Motivational, great listening to Jay Menez interviewing inspirational people that strives to be a better version of themselves! Positive, uplifting podcast!!

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