Ep. 558 DeSantis’ False Start and Body Image in Today’s Culture, with Josh Holmes, Kash Patel, and Jillian Michaels

Megyn begins the show by discussing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ shaky 2024 presidential campaign kickoff on Twitter, the social platform’s technical issues, and why it was a massive missed opportunity for Gov. DeSantis. Then, Josh Holmes, co-host of Ruthless, joins to talk about Elon Musk trying to make the story about him and Twitter rather than Gov. DeSantis, why Megyn “misses journalists,” what the Florida governor’s media strategy should be going forward, and more. Then, former Trump administration official Kash Patel joins to discuss whether Gov. DeSantis is former President Donald Trump without the baggage, in-person vs. online campaign launches, comparing the Trump and DeSantis kickoff strategies, the PR issues ahead for Gov. DeSantis, and more. Finally, Jillian Michaels, fitness expert and host of Keeping It Real, joins Megyn in studio to talk about the relationship between health and empowerment, psychological reasons behind eating disorders and addictions, social media’s impact on body image, the realities and dangers of weight loss drugs like Ozempic, health problems related to celebrating obesity in our society today, the best ways to think about nutrition and exercise, and more.