Review: Fortune Feimster, “Sweet & Salty” on Netflix

What I wrote when Fortune Feimster’s Netflix special dropped in January:

The hour is full of memorable anecdotes, as she recounts her slow evolution from tomboy to out lesbian, and how she skipped the closeted part by not understanding her sexuality until her mid-20s.

Which makes her act-outs even funnier in retrospect due to her naivety, whether it was how her mother tried dressing her in more feminine clothing and submitting her to the debutante ball, or how her family loved going to Hooters so much they took Feimster there for her 18th birthday, or how she only realizes now how creepily she acted in college, or how she tried to fit in on the red-carpet conducting celebrity interviews in a velour tracksuit straight out of school.

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