The Kelly Clarkson Show: Simu Li, Jeffrey Wright (Wednesday May 22, 2024)

The Kelly Clarkson Show

Actor Simu Liu, known for his role as Shang-Chi in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, joins Kelly Clarkson on her show to discuss his memoir, We Were Dreamers, which details the deprivation and trauma his parents experienced growing up in China’s Cultural Revolution. Liu will also talk about his experiences growing up in an immigrant family and the subsequent “tiger parenting” style he was raised with.

The episode also features actor Luke Newton, who portrays Colin Bridgerton in the Netflix series Bridgerton.

Additionally, the show welcomes Jeffrey Wright, an acclaimed actor known for his roles in Westworld, Boardwalk Empire, and The Hunger Games film series. Wright has received numerous accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Tony Award, and a Golden Globe Award. He will discuss his recent projects, which include the Netflix action thriller Hold the Dark and the HBO documentary We Are Not Done Yet.

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The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co., a unique store in New York that serves as a front for a youth writing center, will also be featured on the show. The store, designed by award-winning designer Sam Potts, includes a secret lair with a writing station where young people can create and explore their imagination.

The show will also include a segment on “literacy in the laundromat,” highlighting initiatives that provide books and literacy activities in laundromats across the country to encourage children and families to read more.

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Plus, the popular South Korean boy band Stray Kids will take the stage to deliver a dynamic performance. Today’s Kellyoke is “Addicted.”

The Kelly Clarkson Show airs Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. on NBC Syndicated.

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