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Past Event

True Life Lessons with Loni Love

Comedian Loni Love has always felt like an outsider in Hollywood. Unlike most celebrities who leveraged their connections to catch their big break in the industry, Love grew up in low-income housing in Detroit and worked as an electrical engineer post-college to make ends meet. Even after striking gold as a comedian and host of the popular talk show "The Real," she still found herself at odds with what the entertainment industry expects of women who are on camera. She spent many years changing herself to try to fit in before she realized that she was thriving in her dream job because she didn’t fit a mold . . . and not despite that.

Join Love at INFORUM in honor of her hilarious new book, I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To: True Life Lessons, where she chronicles her atypical path to Hollywood and reflects on the many mistakes and unexpected successes she encountered along the way. Tune in to hear her story and why embracing yourself for who you are is a much better plan than “fake it ‘till you make it.”


This program is free, though we invite you to make a donation during registration

This program is an online-only event; pre-register for a link to the program.

June 30, 2020

United States

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Loni Love

Comedian; Co-Host and Producer, "The Real"; Author, I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To: True Life Lessons

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LeRon Barton

Writer; Speaker—Moderator