Masiela Lusha – My Life As A Refugee
Masiela Lusha is an American actress, author, producer and humanitarian.
01:42 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
04:33 Brian’s introduction.
05:37 Dramatic escape from Albania aged three.
12:37 So sad humanity has to be inter-linked by policies, why can’t we just love?
15:38 The current climate in America regarding refugees.
18:48 Masiela’s writing published from age of 12.
20:50 Talent scouted and a move to LA at an early age.
25:44 The George Lopez show from 14 years old.
28:47 What it is like to be an actress in LA.
29:54 Filming Sharknado.
33:48 Masiela’s character in George Lopez.
35:21 Acting is work, it’s not a lifestyle.
38:23 The pitfall for the child actor.
41:12 Networking is one of Masiela’s struggles in life.
45:52 A poet, an author, a fashion designer, what drives Masiela?
53:12 Taking inspiration from Mother Teresa.
58:27 Ambassador for Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale
1:03:03 Frustrated to miss the Academy awards in LA.
1:07:30 Masiela feels she still has so much to contribute in life.
1:08:34 What it is like to be a woman in LA.
1:13:10 Success secrets.
1:14:03 Her love for watching films and reading books.
1:14:38 Why she considers her Mom a successful person.
1:15:12 Why she no longer looks at everything at face value.
1:17:22 Masiela’s view on failure.
1:18:09 Darkest and best moments of her life.
1:18:35 What keeps her awake at night.
1:19:16 How she leads people.
1:22:48 The changing face of Holywood.
1:24:03 Where the name of Masiela comes from.
1:24:42 Phone call to the 20 year old Masiela.
1:25:11 Best advice ever received.
1:27:50 Advice to the 20 year watching who wants to be like Masiela.
1:29:05 Brian’s summing up.
George Lopez (TV series)
World Assembly of Youth
Time of the Comet (film)
Blood: The Last Vampire (film)
Besa (Albanian Culture)
Sabrina (1954 film)
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