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Really Famous with Kara Mayer Robinson

Dec 22, 2020

Suzanne Somers, actress, author and entrepreneur, sits down with me and shares some major stories. And there's a surprise twist. You won't see it coming. I sure didn't.

We talk:

  • Why she was fired from Three's Company
  • Being Chrissy Snow
  • Her relationship with John Ritter and Joyce DeWitt
  • Becoming an outcast
  • Her producer who fell in love with her
  • And the tumultuous result
  • How she made her "dumb blonde" character valuable
  • Her next chapter, a Vegas act
  • Outtakes, bloopers and Dick Clark
  • Getting sued
  • Step by Step
  • Her relationship with Patrick Duffy
  • How the Thighmaster happened
  • Having cancer, multiple times
  • Being the child of an alcoholic
  • Interviewing dozens of doctors for her health books
  • Her new book, A New Way to Age
  • Unconventional thoughts on cancer treatment
  • Alex Trebek
  • A mysterious murder
  • Complicated feelings toward her father
  • A big turn of events


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