Ep. 674 Life in the Mob and Finding God in Prison, with Former Mafia Member Michael Franzese

Megyn is joined by Michael Franzese, former top mafia member and host of the YouTube show Sitdown with Michael Franzese, to talk about growing up in a mafia family, deciding to join the “life” himself, his relationship with his family then and now, how then-U.S. attorney Rudy Giuliani put him in prison in a racketeering case, his evolving relationship with the former New York City mayor, how they became closer after the prosecution, planning his exit from the mafia, how accurate Donnie Brasco, Goodfellas, and The Godfather are to the actual mob, the connections between Hollywood actors and mobsters, how he found God after being handed a Bible by a prison guard, lessons he’s learned and the way he lives his life now, talking to the authorities vs. his time in prison, how he got involved in making films, his redemption story, and more.