Abby Roth is the creator of the YouTube channel Classically Abby, where she talks about lifestyle, culture, and commentary from a conservative and classic perspective. She has over 95k subscribers on YouTube, 60k followers on Twitter, and 34k followers on Instagram.
Abby, who also happens to be conservative commentator Ben Shapiro’s sister, began her career as a trained opera singer with three degrees in operatic performance from the University of Southern California and the Manhattan School of Music. She’s the first #ConservativeInfluencer and on her series, Let’s Be Classic, she has interviewed Candace Owens, Liz Wheeler, and Lila B. Rose to name just a few. Abby is here with me today to talk about feminism, beauty standards, dating in the modern world, and marriage.
IN THIS EPISODE:
1:15 Abby talks about her background as an opera singer and how she became a Conservative influencer
2:30 How being a professional opera singer didn’t mesh with her goals for being a wife and having a family
5:00 The difference between “conservative” and “classic”
7:05 Abby talks about being Ben Shapiro’s sister and family history
11:29 Beauty standards: good beauty standards vs. bad beauty standards
16:50 Abby talks about her interview w/ Amanda Ensing, a beauty influencer who lost her sponsorship with Sephora for supporting Trump
18:30 Ladies, stop hooking up! Abby talks about her experience with hookups in college
22:35 By women being told they should be more open sexually, it is hurting them. When women just hook up for empowerment, they do not get what they actually WANT out of dating
26:35 Abby discusses dating for marriage and compatibility vs. chemistry in dating
34:00 How to date with purpose
35:25 Spending years and year with someone you are not going to marry is devastating for women
38:20 Texting is ruining dating
45:20 The math of relationships: how different personalities work in relationships
51:00 What is the feminist lie?
54:15 Women have a lot of power with relationships, families and communities
56:40 If you believe you’re a victim, you’ll be unhappy