Angourie Rice On The Real-Life Mean Girls

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Angourie Rice On The Real-Life Mean Girls

When Australian actress Angourie Rice was cast in the starring role in the much-anticipated Mean Girls remake - she had no idea the backlash and personal criticism that would come her way. 

Meanwhile, her mum, Kate, who was also an actress, had a very different time within the industry and has used her experience to ensure Angourie remains grounded and finds happiness. 

In this chat, we speak to both Angourie and Kate about what it was like to grow up in the public eye, her fears of the industry, and if big Hollywood roles and fame make someone truly happy.


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Host: Clare Stephens

Guests: Angourie Rice & Kate Rice

Producer: Tahli Blackman

Audio Producer: Scott Stronach 

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