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More than 300,000 women join Mia Freedman each week as she has candid conversations with interesting people who have fascinating stories to share. From Olivia Newton-John, Serena Williams, Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty, athletes, actors, politicians, business leaders, authors and regular people who have achieved extraordinary things….they all let their guard down and open up in a way that’s positive and riveting.
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This episode contains a discussion of suicide.  If this brings up any issues for you please call Lifeline on 13 11 14.Trinny Woodall spent the early 2000s giving women makeovers with her partner in fashion crime, Susannah.  Their books and TV series, What Not to Wear, were iconic in the 2000s. Now Trinny has a makeup company called Trinny London, which she launched at the age of 53 after her show was cancelled and her income dried up overnight.Trinny has had had a lot of ups and downs in her life. She tried for a long time to get pregnant before finally having her daughter Lyla when she was 40. Then after 10 years of marriage, Trinny divorced Lilly's father Johnny in 2008. But they remained good friends until tragically, Johnny, who battled with addiction and other issues, took his own life.So how did she get through that?  And what does it look like when you have to rebuild yourself and your brand when you're already famous and in your 50s?Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Trinny Woodall.Producer: Rachael Hart GET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.
Why has this happened to me?Will I ever stop comparing my child?What will our future look like?For the past 3 years, these are just some of the questions that have floated in and out of Melanie Dimmit’s head. Questions she felt she shouldn’t be expressing. Until now. Melanie is a journalist. She’s also the mum of two little kids under the age of three - Arlo and Odie. She hadn’t planned to have two kids under 3,  but after the birth of her firstborn, Arlo, she didn’t have a choice. When Arlo was born things didn’t go exactly to plan. Surprising for a birth story, I know. But this one was more unusual than others. Mel needed an emergency caesar, and Arlo was left without oxygen for 10 minutes. Six months later, Mel and her partner Ro found out that Arlo was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Mel didn’t know what to do. Or how to handle it. There was a fear around everything. From the way she spoke about Arlo to how she felt about her situation. She couldn’t find anything to read that she could relate to. So she decided to write it. In a book...Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Melanie Dimmit. Find her book here: https://bit.ly/2m3L8Fq Producer: Elissa RatliffGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.This episode of No Filter is brought to you by the Toyota Kluger.   
There’s something about Angie Kent's honesty and no BS attitude to love and life that have people rooting for her.When Angie agreed to be the Bachelorette she was walking in as a 29 year old woman who'd never been in love.She sits down with Mia Freedman to talk about what goes on behind the scenes of one of Australia's favourite reality shows and lets us in on some of her back story you might not know about.From her beginnings on Gogglebox to her detox in the jungle, Angie's come a long way from her life living with Yvie in Sydney.And of course, she spills a little bit of tea on her current relationship, because yes, she's in love.Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Angie KentProducers: Rachael Hart & Daryl MissenGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.
When Stephanie Wood decided to go on a date with a guy she met online she had no idea it would change the course of her life forever.Stephanie is an award-winning journalist and author, she’s a smart woman in her late 40s who doesn’t stand for bullshit. But when she met Joe, all of that fell by the wayside. Because Stephanie fell head over heels in love with a man she barely knew and all was not as it seems. These days, almost 40% of relationships begin online and while there are plenty of success stories, there are also some horror stories too.  This is one of those stories.Stephanie has written a book about her experience called Fake, and she joins Mia now to talk about it...Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Stephanie Wood. Follow her on Twitter here: https://bit.ly/2m0fgSl  Buy her book Fake here: https://bit.ly/2m5rZmv Producer: Elissa RatliffAudio edited by Daryl MissenGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.This episode of No Filter was brought to you by The Cruise Cafe
You might have imagined this chat would be all about Libby Trickett's golden swimming career, but there's much more to Libby's story than swimming. When she retired for the second time, Libby found herself like a fish out of water... literally. Coming from a world where your whole life is set out in a schedule made by someone else, to now having to find her passion on her own.After struggling with post-natal depression with her first daughter, Libby is now pregnant with her third child. She's also now an author. Libby sits down with Mia to share her story...Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Libby TrickettYou can purchase Libby's new book here; https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/other-books/Beneath-the-Surface-Libby-Trickett-9781760632823Producers: Rachael Hart & Hannah BowmanGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.
On the 12th of September 2014, a mother called 000 to report her son missing. Five years later, he still hasn't been found.William Tyrrell, the little boy in the spiderman suit, was born in 2011 to his biological parents whose names we aren’t legally allowed to tell you. At 9 months, William was placed into foster care with his older sister and at 3, William was playing outside his foster grandmother’s house in Kendall NSW when he went missing. So what actually happened on that day? Did he wander off or was he taken? And is there a chance he is still alive?Journalist Caroline Overington has spent the past year looking into the disappearance of William Tyrrell for her podcast Nowhere Child.  On the show she speaks to William’s biological father, grandmother and members of the public who were involved in this ongoing case. And she joins Mia now to talk about it...Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Caroline Overington. Listen to Nowhere Child here: https://player.whooshkaa.com/shows/nowhere-child Producer: Elissa RatliffGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.   
Rachel Griffiths has been telling stories for the past 25 years of her life. Whether it’s through movies like Muriel’s Wedding or TV shows like Six Feet Under or Brothers and Sisters - each of which she starred in for years, she’s built her career out of playing interesting characters. But now, she’s decided to create interesting characters. You see Rachel was at a BBQ on Melbourne Cup day in 2015 when a lightning bolt of an idea hit her. She was watching the race surrounded by her friends, when the race caller said the words Michelle Payne. What happened next went down in history. Michelle Payne became the first ever female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. And Rachel knew in that moment that she had to turn it into a film.Four years later she's done just that and she joins Mia to talk about it. Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Rachel Griffiths.Head to your local cinema to see Ride Like A Girl and support this great Aussie movie.  Producer: Elissa RatliffGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.   
Dannii Minogue Works Hard

Dannii Minogue Works Hard

2019-09-2900:57:256

It's easy to forget celebrities have to work and that being famous doesn't pay the bills.  Dannii Minogue has been working hard since she was seven years old.From the ages of seven to 16 Dannii was a cast member on one of the biggest TV shows of the time, Young Talent Time. Then at 17 she signed her first record deal and moved to New York.By 23 she was married to actor and son of a former Prime Minister, Julian McMahon and everything seemed to be on track but nothing has ever come easy.  Dannii has worked her butt off to build the brand she's got and she joins Mia to talk about it now...Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Dannii Minogue. Follow her on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/danniiminogue/Watch her on The Masked Singer on Ten now. Producer: Elissa RatliffGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.  
Pia Miranda has a cracker of a year. Until recently, she was best known for her starring role as Josephine in the cult Australian coming-of-age film 'Looking For Alibrandi' where she played a schoolgirl.She's worked solidly for the past 20 years since then as an actress and voiceover artist and she's had two kids.But in early 2019, Pia received an email that would change her and her family's life. It was an invitation to be on Australian Survivor, the reality show where you get dropped on a deserted island and you have to....survive, via a series of physically and mentally grueling challenges, with almost no food.At 46 years old and far from a professional athlete, Pia played hard. Hard enough to win. And what happened next came as a brutal shock, on that she's still trying to process.You don't have to be a Survivor fan to enjoy this episode. Pia's story is fascinating.Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Pia Miranda: https://www.instagram.com/_piamiranda/?hl=enProducer: Rachael HartGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.
Nicole Haddow didn’t expect to be living at home with her parents with an unstable income, a bunch of maxed-out credit cards and $11k's worth of debt when she turned 30. But that's where she found herself. Nicole’s story will be familiar to a lot of millennials. In a world that demands we show off our best clothes, holidays and experiences on Instagram, it can be easy to find yourself in debt as you try to keep up. And that’s what happened to Nicole.She applied for her first credit card when she was 22 and next thing she knew she had more debt than she could handle and no idea how to get out of it.Nicole has written a book called Smashed Avocado that explains how she went from that moment to owning her own home two years later. Something she never ever thought she’d be able to do...Click here to subscribe to No Filter.CREDITS:Host: Mia Freedman With thanks to special guest Nicole Haddow: https://www.instagram.com/nicolehaddow/ Find her book Smashed Avocado here: https://bit.ly/2lJPW2Q Producer: Elissa RatliffGET IN TOUCH:Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386.Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.auFind any book mentioned at apple.co/mamamiaNo Filter is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.  
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Comments (18)

Lisa Smythe

your story was very moving, your love shines through

Nov 14th
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Deb Winter

Yep lots of repeating on all episodes

Oct 7th
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Ben Irvine

might want to check the editing on this one. lots of sections repeat. great chat tho

Oct 2nd
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Lauren Bishop

i started listening to this at work and had to stop or I'll be crying at my desk. my heart breaks for her.

Aug 27th
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Cherie O'Meara

fantastic

Aug 23rd
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narelle mcgrath

Thanks, i could listen to John speak all day.

Jul 23rd
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Idripdots

is this just the same as the first interview ???

Jun 21st
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Bronwyn Fraser

Nake sure you have tissues on hand. Nothing makes me blub more than a strong human being welling up with love.

May 29th
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Thibault Fregoni

very good! only issue is the sound microphone levels. the guest is hard to hear sometimes☺

Apr 29th
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W South

' toed the party line ' ..not ' towed '.

Apr 16th
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Bronwyn Fraser

this woman is so incredibly strong

Apr 2nd
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L Aylward

This episode has the worst editing job I've found on ANY podcast

Mar 18th
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Skye Dale

could not have come at a better time. Thankyou x

Nov 19th
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Lily Madden

I like these interviews a lot but I wish Mia wouldn’t interrupt people mid sentence and talk over the top of them. It’s so frustrating!

Oct 28th
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Lauren Gram

Lots of sections repeat in the podcast- literally the same section plays twice. Doesn't matter still interesting enough to hear twice!

Oct 26th
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spetrosk

This episode has repeated moments of content repeating, like a 5-10sec part repeating again.

Sep 20th
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Gael Godou

are you still sober

Sep 3rd
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Lauren Gram

Favourite conversation so far! Powerful and funny and profound. Thanks to you three.

Aug 10th
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