D. Watkins' Salon 5: The five times comedian Retta never gave up on her TV dreams


There's no shortage on dreams­


like Dr. King, everybody has one. The only problem is that people think that just dreaming alone is enough, not taking the time to understand the role that hard work and strategic planning play. Salon 5's D. Watkins recruited comedian Retta to help teach us how to sprinkle action and motivation on top of those dreams.

The author, comedian and actress, who most people know as Donna from "Parks and Recreation," shares some secrets from her new memoir "So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know." Check them out above and watch D's full episode with Retta to hear about the big role never got to audition for because she chickened out.

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