Behind the Scenes: Working with Oprah & Tyler Perry on The Haves and Have Nots

July 15th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Working with Oprah & Tyler Perry on The Haves and Have Nots

    Today we have a special surprise for all of the fans of the OWN drama, Tyler Perry’s The Haves and Have Nots. Renee Lawless, the wonderful actress playing Katheryn Cryer, is here to give us a behind the scenes glimpse into her world.   Renee tells a hilarious story about the first time she worked with Tyler Perry. She goes on to tell us what she thinks of her character, Katheryn Cryer.  I’ve always wondered if kissing on set was the best part of being an actress. She […]

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Tyler Perry’s, ‘The Have and The Have Nots’ Actress: Renee Lawless’ Wild Journey to Her Dreams

July 15th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off on Tyler Perry’s, ‘The Have and The Have Nots’ Actress: Renee Lawless’ Wild Journey to Her Dreams

My guest today, Renee Lawless, is an actress playing Katheryn Cryer on Tyler Perry’s ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’, a television drama on the Oprah Winfrey Network. She has been through the highs and lows on her journey to the bright lights in Hollywood and is here to share her story with us.   Renee answers the question, “How does one prepare for success?” She tells us about the her roller coaster ride experience, building her career as an actress in New York and in Hollywood. “You can be […]

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KirstyTV Talk Show Reel – Inspiring Stories That Heal

May 6th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews, K's Journey | Comments Off on KirstyTV Talk Show Reel – Inspiring Stories That Heal

Welcome to KirstyTV, a new inspirational talk show about the power of sharing stories. I believe when people share their stories they heal themselves and they heal others. Each week, I interview everyday people, celebrities and experts of all kinds of topics that we all go through in life. Join the conversation. Sign up for the newsletter and find us across our social networks where we chat every day about issues that matter. Some of the topics and amazing stories we have covered are listed below. Click on the links […]

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Tips on How to Find Success Everyday

January 5th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off on Tips on How to Find Success Everyday

How to seize the day! Carpe Diem! I met Jasmine through the Oprah and Owners community. Jasmine has an inspirational blog called, Carpe Diem that I really love. Carpe diem is an aphorism usually translated “seize the day”, taken from a poem published in the Odes in 23 BC by the Latin poet Horace. She read it in high school and loved the meaning ever since. Jasmine tells us that seizing the day is really about being mindful, present and appreciative. Most people think about seizing the day as having […]

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Persistence to the Point of Almost Stalking Pays Off

October 17th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off on Persistence to the Point of Almost Stalking Pays Off

OWNers, this is for you! Paolo Presta and I shot some extra footage and an interview all about what is was like for Paolo to meet Oprah and how that changed his life. Watch it to the end because we have some extra funny footage! I love Oprah, the OWN Network, Spoonful of Paolo and this amazing community who continues to support us and each other.     Oprah hit the road in her Wildest Dreams Bus back in 2004 to make people’s dreams come true. One of her stops was […]

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OWN Ambassador’s Or #OWNers As We Like To Call Ourselves – 5 Owners Inspiring Interviews

August 18th, 2013 | Added to: Kommunity | Comments Off on OWN Ambassador’s Or #OWNers As We Like To Call Ourselves – 5 Owners Inspiring Interviews

Oprah calls them ‘Carriers Of The Light’. They are #OWNers, #OWN Ambassadors & #SuperSoulers.  I met each of them through twitter, through our common love of ‘Super Soul Sunday & all things OWN. All with a common interest to learn, grow & heal. They epitomize what my show KirstyTV is all about ‘sharing your story so you can heal yourself & heal others’. We invite you to watch their profound, personal videos below & please help us share and tweet the links below.  Interview 1 – Paolo Presta’s life was changed […]

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Why He’s HIV Positive and Not Scared Anymore

August 16th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off on Why He’s HIV Positive and Not Scared Anymore

An HIV positive diagnosis is something no one is prepared for. My guest, Ken Williams was in the prime of his life when he tested HIV positive. Ken, also known as “Ken Like Barbie” is an award winning blogger who seeks to erase the stigma that shames so many who live with the HIV virus. He writes and speaks about being HIV positive by telling his own story, publicly, as it unfolds. July 23, 2010 is the day that Ken tested positive for HIV. He was 26 years old.  He had just […]

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Gay at Eight Years Old & Learning to Accept It

August 13th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off on Gay at Eight Years Old & Learning to Accept It

    Lonnell Williams is a LGBT advocate and supporter it is his life’s work to change the stigma attached to many in this community but especially for black african american gay men. He has a huge heart and spirit to help others.  He shares with us, his own personal story of coming out as a gay man; the highs and lows of the journey. How he told his father that he was gay and how he came to accept that he was gay. His  online show, Pillow Talk is so fun–he […]

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Rainn Wilson of SoulPancake – Your Own Rap Song

August 9th, 2013 | Added to: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Rainn Wilson of SoulPancake – Your Own Rap Song

Rainn Wilson is an actor most known for his Emmy-nominated role, Dwight on the American version of The Office. Wilson founded the website SoulPancake. Since its launch in March 2009, it has had over 1 million visits, and has been featured on Oprah Winfrey’s Satellite Radio Show. I love Rainn’s website, SoulPancake so much because there they tackle all those huge life topics that we all think about but don’t always ask. It’s is a place to speak your mind, unload your questions, and figure out what it means to be human. Their […]

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Lonnell Williams – Your Own Rap

August 8th, 2013 | Added to: Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Lonnell Williams is a an incredible man who does interviews with the LGBT community, has a huge heart and spirit to help others. His show, Pillow Talk is so fun–he holds the interviews in his bed!!  I met Lonnell on Twitter and I appreciate his friendship so much! I thought he would get a kick out of having his own rap song. Click the play button on the player above. I did this because out of nowhere, I had a whim to have one made for KirstyTV for $5 on fiverr.com and it was […]

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Paolo Presta – Your Own Rap

August 8th, 2013 | Added to: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Paolo Presta – Your Own Rap

Paolo Presta is super funny! He has a web series/talk show with celebrities, music, sweets and more. I met him on twitter and he is a big OWN supporter, naturally since Oprah changed his life! ‘For years, Paolo wrote to “The Oprah Winfrey Show” asking Oprah to help him fulfill his dream of being a part of the Entertainment business in Hollywood.  Finally, in November of 2004, Oprah Winfrey surprised Paolo at his father’s store and gave him a speaking role on NBC’s “Will & Grace”.  That was one of the greatest […]

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