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For Heather Gay, becoming a cast member on “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” was like “drawing a line in the sand” with her identity as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When she joined the Bravo show in 2019, she realized her move to quietly quit the faith would become very loud. – The New York Times

Heather Gay visits John and Margi in studio and brings along a familiar face for fans of Mormon Stories and The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, Dre Robinson! Heather tells the story of how her memoir, Bad Mormon, came to be, the challenges she faced to write and publish it (and trademark it), her hopes for the future and what she and Dre are working on now.

From the publisher:

Between attending orthodox services, embarking on an eighteen-month mission, attending Brigham Young University, and marrying into a “royal” family, Heather was the definition of a “good Mormon.” However, when the doting wife’s husband unexpectedly filed for divorce, she was left out in the cold by her church and her community. In this funny, brash, and unbelievably vulnerable book, Bad Mormon recounts Heather’s experiences as a single mother to three girls, navigating life post-divorce and post-Mormonism.”

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  1. Cate February 8, 2023 at 12:21 pm - Reply

    Looking forward to the cookbook. Hope it has lots of healthful recipes.

  2. Leni Eddington February 9, 2023 at 7:53 pm - Reply

    I didn’t think I’d listen to this episode. Thought I wouldn’t relate. Boy was I wrong. Listening to Heather was a pleasure. She is sharp and witty. She’s very well spoken. And so talented. Good luck Heather as you and your team face tscc in court, lots of best wishes as you use your voice in future projects. Yea for you!

  3. Cindy February 16, 2023 at 10:46 am - Reply

    I read the book and listened to this interview. Then went back at listened to her last interview. I love her. She is taking about my life. I could relate on so many levels.

  4. Kara February 27, 2023 at 1:12 pm - Reply

    I resonated so much with what she said at the end about her 10 year old self. I’m so thankful to hear about her journey

  5. Rachel French March 2, 2023 at 11:44 am - Reply

    Love this lady and how real she is!!! I want some merch!

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