1 hr 9 min

s3 e8 — SIMONE BILES and GRISELDA BLANCO (Part 2): She did that sh!t‪!‬ Notorious Women

    • Comedy

This week, Miriam tells us about the life and accomplishments of gymnastics phenom, Simone Biles; and Lavetta finishes out the unbelievable life story of “La Marina,” aka the notorious Godmother of Cocaine, Griselda Blanco.
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In this episode, Miriam introduces Simone Biles (American, born 1997), the most decorated gymnast in history, through her early life and adoption, her sexual assault, and her impressive gymnastics career. Miriam highlights Biles' mental health challenges and her strong advocacy work on self-care and well-being. Next, in Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 is on the previous episode, s3 e7), Lavetta continues her exploration of drug lord Griselda Blanco (Columbian, 1943–2012). Lavetta details Blanco's move to California, the DEA sting operation against her, and how the Godmother of Cocaine was finally arrested after a decade-long pursuit. The hosts discuss her ongoing legal troubles and personal drama. Blanco met her end a few years after she got out of prison after serving 20 years, when she was assassinated in a motorcycle drive-by shooting in Medellin, Colombia.
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If you like this episode, please join us weekly for more discussions of notorious women. 
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This week, Miriam tells us about the life and accomplishments of gymnastics phenom, Simone Biles; and Lavetta finishes out the unbelievable life story of “La Marina,” aka the notorious Godmother of Cocaine, Griselda Blanco.
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In this episode, Miriam introduces Simone Biles (American, born 1997), the most decorated gymnast in history, through her early life and adoption, her sexual assault, and her impressive gymnastics career. Miriam highlights Biles' mental health challenges and her strong advocacy work on self-care and well-being. Next, in Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 is on the previous episode, s3 e7), Lavetta continues her exploration of drug lord Griselda Blanco (Columbian, 1943–2012). Lavetta details Blanco's move to California, the DEA sting operation against her, and how the Godmother of Cocaine was finally arrested after a decade-long pursuit. The hosts discuss her ongoing legal troubles and personal drama. Blanco met her end a few years after she got out of prison after serving 20 years, when she was assassinated in a motorcycle drive-by shooting in Medellin, Colombia.
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If you like this episode, please join us weekly for more discussions of notorious women. 
----- 
email: notoriouswmpod@gmail.com
instagram: instagram.com/notoriouswomenpodcast/
patreon: https://www.patreon.com/NotoriousWomen
website: https://notoriouswomenpodcast.com/
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advertising inquiries: https://redcircle.com/advertisers

1 hr 9 min

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