Basic Info

Name:
Heather McDonald
Contributor Status:
Native AdVert
Initial Contribution Date:
11/26/2018

Career Info

Primary Industry:
Entertainment - Other, Television / Film
Personal Career Headline:
Podcaster & Comedian

My Native AdVert

Career Snapshot:

Heather McDonald doesn’t hold back on anything. She is the host of JUICY SCOOP with Heather McDonald. Her show is available two times a week on iTunes, Android, or Stitcher. In it’s third year, there are over 260 episodes and over 25 million downloads. The show has over 7,500 five star reviews on iTunes and is ranked in the top 20 comedy podcast. Heather get’s the Juiciest stories from her guests, which include accomplished comedians, actors, writers and reality stars. Her stand up special I DON’T MEAN TO BRAG debuted on Showtime and was available on Netflix. She consistently sells out shows across the country in theaters, comedy clubs and the six City Winery’s.

Heather was the host of TLC’s ALL ABOT SEX and HOLLYWOOD TODAY LIVE. She also co-hosted, Anderson Cooper Live, and The Kris Jenner’s Show. Heather wrote, produced and appeared on E!’s top rated show CHELSEA LATELY for it’s entire 7 year run. She also starred in AFTER LATELY, a mockumentary series on E! for its 3 successful seasons. She is regularly featured on CNN, Nightlight and the Reelz channel. Other appearances include Bravo’s Watch What Happens, Flipping Out and Real Housewives of Orange County and Beverly Hills; Keeping up with the Kardashians, Logo’s Rupaul’s Drag Race and Rupaul’s Big Gay Game Show, The Tonight Show, Wendy Williams, The Today Show, Dr. Drew, Reno 911, Frasier, Malcolm in the Middle and Drake and Josh.

Heather’s debut book, YOU’LL NEVER BLUE BALL IN THIS TOWN AGAIN, spent seven weeks on the New York Times best-seller list, and climbed to the #1 position on Amazon’s “Bestsellers in Entertainment” list. McDonald released her follow up book in February 2013 titled MY INAPPROPRIATE LIFE: Some Material Not Suitable for Small Children, Nuns, or Mature Adults which also became a national bestseller. Heather was also a contributing writer and had featured roles in major motion films “White Chicks” and “Dance Flick” by The Wayans Brothers.

What Else To Know

My Goal of the Day:

I am dedicating my day to completing my Christmas cards. I send them out each year and it’s always a pain, but this year I am using a new company, Minted, and it’s so much easier.

My Thought of the Day:

Get as many things check off my list so I can sleep well tonight. When I have a lot of loose ends and things start to pile up, it’s hard for me to sleep.

My Action of the Day:

To put out a great and entertaining podcast, so my listeners can escape anything in their lives, their city or country that is troubling them.

My Deed of the Day:

Drop off some beef jerky and supply at our local firehouse.

My Tip of the Day:

Think before you tweet. Waiting a day or having a friend read it before you put it out there into the world, can save you a lot of trouble.

Tell Us More:

A Day in My Life:

What do you love most about Your City?

I love the weather, and that you can go to the beach, the mountains and the desert all within a few hours.

Favorite breakfast meal & restaurant?

Avocado toast, crispy bacon and some pooched eggs with a goat cheese topper. Fresh squeezed orange juice and a latte.

What are you doing at:

6:00 AM – Still sleeping but knowing that it’s almost over.

10:00 AM – Meeting a Real Housewife to discuss the reunion she just shot.

12:00 PM – Favorite Lunch spot/meal?

Cava, it’s like chipotle for Mediterranean meals. It’s all bowls and I love a good bowl.

7:00 PM – I am going over history homework with my 6th grade son or watching 90 day fiancé.

11:00 PM – I am asleep and just starting to have some vivid dream.

What drink do you need to get through the day and at the end (and how many)?

Coffee and not everyday but most days I like to end the day with a well chilled buttery chardonnay from the valley.

Most used App/Favorite Instagram Account?

My favorite app is Maps. I am horrible with directions. I have lived in LA all my life but until this app came out and could tell me exactly where I have to go, I was lost.

My favorite instagram account is my own, where I post funny content to make people laugh.

 What should everyone try at least once?

Everyone should try listening to my podcast. A lot of people still don’t know how to listen to podcasts and I think they are missing out.

Where do you enjoy getting lost?

I love just getting lost in Target, because even if I can’t find what i’m looking for, there is always something out that catches my eye.

https://www.instagram.com/heathermcdonald/

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