CBS Mornings: Lily Gladstone, Isabel Deroy-Olson, Adejoké Bakare (CBS, June 17, 2024)

CBS Mornings

On Monday, June 17, CBS Mornings welcomes actors Lily Gladstone and Isabel Deroy-Olson, chef Adejoké Bakare, and CBS News contributor David Begnaud to the show.

Gladstone and Deroy-Olson star in the upcoming film “Fancy Dance,” directed by Seneca-Cayuga filmmaker Erica Tremblay. The movie follows Gladstone’s character, Jax, a queer Indigenous woman who has cared for her niece, Roki (Deroy-Olson), since her sister’s disappearance. Jax spends her time searching for her missing sister and helping Roki prepare for an upcoming powwow. The film, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in 2023 to rave reviews, will be released in select theaters on June 21 and on Apple TV+ on June 28.

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Adejoké Bakare, the first Black female Michelin-starred chef in the United Kingdom, will showcase her unique style of West African cookery. Bakare, who was born in Nigeria, blends the contrasting food traditions of her Yoruba mother and Igbo father. She rose to culinary prominence after winning the Brixton Kitchen competition in 2019 and opening the award-winning restaurant Chishuru.

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In a new series, CBS News contributor David Begnaud will find uplifting stories and human interest features to start the week. Begnaud, a seasoned journalist, has covered major news stories worldwide and received prestigious awards for his reporting, including the George Polk Award for Public Service and the Radio Television Digital News Association’s First Amendment Leadership Award.

CBS Mornings airs on weekdays from 7:00–9:00 a.m.

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