Pretty Basic with Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz

Pretty Basic with Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz Podcast

With a combined social following of over 28 million followers, best friends Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz welcome you inside their daily life for a special helping of the tea you’re not getting from their channels. Think of having a sleepover with your best friends, fun and open conversation, discussing what it’s really like to be a YouTuber, behind the scenes stories from their shoots, and of course lots of boy drama.

The Biggest Struggles of Our 20s
The girls take a Buzzfeed "Which YouTube Beauty Guru Are You?" quiz! Which YouTubers will they be? Then they go deep with the legit struggles we all go through in our 20s, and how to handle them....

Our Biggest Regrets from Previous Episodes
The girls are fresh from their vacation in Anguilla, and are ready to spill all the tea. Then, they take a trip down memory lane and revisit past episodes of the podcast. Where were they in their lives when the episodes were recorded, and what have they learned since then?...

The Worst Part About Being Famous
In honor of Pretty Basic's new verified Twitter account, the girls answer your most pressing tweets. What do they miss most from before they were famous? What are their absolute worst habits? And what was the moment they realized they were both doing what they loved?...


How to Feel More Confident
The girls answer some questions, like what expression did they overuse in high school? What's the weirdest thing they've ever eaten? And what's rocking their world this month? Then they get into body image and how confidence is always the sexiest attribute anyone can have....

The Art of Letting Go
The girls play another "getting to know you" game! What was their most embarrassing teenage moment? Which cartoon character did they have a crush on? And if they were to get a tattoo, what would it be? Plus, Alisha gets to the hard truths of becoming an adult, what it takes to grow, and moving on from relationships. And here's the sermon Alisha mentioned in the episode: https://youtu.be/TRQxZmfvurI...

What We Don't Like About Each Other - Being Brutally Honest
Alisha and Remi put each other to the test with an honesty quiz! If they were plastic surgeons, what would they change about each other? What are their biggest personality flaws? And what was the most illegal thing they've ever done? Plus, hear all about Remi's crazy weekend filled with ghosts and boys in New Orleans!...


Alisha and Remi's Biggest Fights and Drunkest Moments
The girls reflect on their friendship, and play an entire friendship-based game! What's their funniest story together? What are some of the hardest moments they've been through? And what was their biggest fight? Will the girls' answers match? Stay tuned to find out!...

Alisha Spied on Remi's Dinner Date
The girls play a game where their close friends list facts about them, but the girls are just now reading them for the first time! Then, make sure to stick around for the main course... DID Alisha spy on Remi during Remi's date? And is Remi right to be mad about it?...

Who’s More Likely to... Have a Scandal?
Which of Alisha and Remi is more likely to... hold a grudge? Get canceled? Drop $5,000 on a celebrity dating coach? You'll find out when the girls kick off the episode with a game. Also, the girls catch you up on their trip to New York for the YouTube Creator Summit, and they'll tell you about their fun weekend in Ohio!...


Alisha and Remi's "Firsts"
It's an episode of firsts! Alisha and Remi discuss their first pets, first concerts, first brand deals, first crushes... and even their first jobs! Plus, listen closely for a special guest appearance by Remi's adorable pup, Daisy!...

Pretty Basic Live in Tempe
Get an inside look into Pretty Basic Live with their show from Tempe, Arizona! They spilled all the tea... live... so prepare to laugh, cry, and have fun. It's almost as good as being there....

Why Am I Not Enough?
The girls are fresh off their four-city mini-tour! They'll give you all the tea on how it went, and they'll also catch you up on weekend two of Coachella. Plus, Alisha and Remi get emotional talking about work-life balance and personal relationships....


Alisha and Remi's Most Emotional Coachella Yet
The girls come up with a game on the fly - what are their biggest pet peeves? They also catch you up on what happened during the first week of Coachella. What were their favorite outifts? Who was the best musical performance? And the girls get emotional when they reflect on last year's Coachella....

When Girls Are High Maintenance
Alisha and Remi kick-off the show by playing "The Secret Game"... and Remi admits to something she was going to take to her grave. Alisha says she might be talking to a guy. Plus, they talked about their favorites last week, and now they'll get into their "worsts." Worst celebrity encounters, worst times they've been hit on, and so much more!...

Alisha and Remi's Current Obsessions
Alisha and Remi get into their favorites! What YouTubers are they into right now? What about their favorite music? And their makeup and beauty recs? They're about to tell you!...


How to Be Happy When You're Single AF
It's time for a Q&A sesh! What happens when the girls get into arguments? If they hadn't met, where would they be now? And if they were a drink, what drink would they be? Stay tuned... you're about to find out!...

Getting Closure and Being Rejected
Are Alisha and Remi comfortable running into fans in public? Just how hard is it to unplug when you're a social media influencer? We also discover just how close the girls are when they tell a story about a possible intruder in Alisha's house....

The Hard Truth About Losing a Friend
What happened during Alisha and Remi's first live show at SXSW? The girls also clear up some common misconceptions about L.A., and Remi talks about one of the most devastating events of her life. Get ready for all the feels....


Alisha's Recent Dating Life
Alisha flusters Remi by playing by "eff, marry, kill" with some of Remi's favorite celebrities. They also discuss their recent trip to New York, flirting with guys at the bar, and Alisha exposes Remi's crush....

Dropping Out of College and Following Your Dreams
You asked, Alisha and Remi answered! We're taking all your questions, including: what are the girls' favorite qualities about each other, what would they be doing if they weren't on YouTube, and do they regret not finishing college?...


Alisha Got Cheated on and Remi Scaled a Wall
Alisha and Remi get into their favorite and least favorite qualities about themselves, what craziness went down at Remchella, and the return of Bumble Boy! Also, Alisha and Remi make a pact... will they marry each other someday?...

Going Out and Getting Hit On
The girls play more games! What were their stupidest purchases ever? And what were their dumbest injuries? Also, they go deep into "Remchella"… a nonstop celebration of Remi’s birthday. And they give you a secret tip on rejecting a guy that you’re not into....


Toxic Friendships, Dating, and Heartbreak
Alisha takes the mic and opens up about what happened in her four-year relationship. She and Remi also take a deep-dive into the meaning of their friendships, losing your virginity, and heartbreak....

Hawaii, Coachella, and Gettin'-It-On
Alisha and Remi have high hopes for the new year! Today they talk about their New Year's trip to Hawaii, their Top Five artists to see at Coachella this year, and being late bloomers....


Spilling the Tea on Brand Trips
The girls answer listener questions about how influencer-branded trips work, including a story about how Remi almost DIED in Bora Bora. Get ready because the tea is piping hot and ready to be spilled....

The Highs and Lows of 2018
2018 was a trying time for everyone, especially Alisha and Remi. The girls recap all their extreme highs and lows - so get your tissues ready!...


Boy Drama & Breakdowns
Welcome back, Pretty Basic listeners! Today, Alisha and Remi give us an inside look into a recent social experiment Remi did... and they may even go on a double date?...

The Toxic Life of Being A Social Media Influencer
Today’s episode Remi interviews Alisha about her youtube burnout and what lead her to take a 2 month hiatus from posting youtube videos. Alisha opens up in a way she never has about her burnout before and gives us insight to her life during that time. This isn’t the first time a creator has felt burnout from what can be a very toxic career. It’s a great reminder that what you see online isn’t always the full story. rebenewyork.com/prettybasic...

The Teams Behind Famous Social Media Influencers
In today’s episode Alisha and Remi give us a crazy insight to the people they work with on their teams that help them be full time social media influencers. From management to agents, this episode is super insightful to anyone interested in the business....


Weight Loss and Slut Shaming
In this episode, Alisha interviews Remi all about her weight loss journey. Remi shares her current and past struggles with the situation, and opens up about not always having the answers to all the questions being asked....

The First Heartbreak
Remi and Alisha recap their trip to New Zealand and open up about their individual insecurities. Remi talks about her first heartbreak and Alisha shares her fear of missing out on something real. This episode is sponsored by ReBe New York, you can check them out at rebenewyork.com/prettybasic....

The Truth Behind the Collabs
In today’s episode Alisha spills all the tea about Youtube collabs shes done. Prepare to be shook cause everything is not always as perfect as it seems. Oh, and Remi tells us an embarrassing update about turtle dude....


Once Upon a First Date
Remi tells us about her date the other night, and Alisha tells us about how she was going to crash it. The two also talk about how viewers sometimes have no idea what goes on behind the tweets and Instagram stories....

Content, Baby, Content
In today's episode, Alisha and Remi talk about the many struggles of being a YouTuber. One struggle in particular is the challenge of meeting new people, which leads Remi to tell us about one of the worst experiences she's had....

This is Pretty Basic
Episode one of Pretty Basic serves as an introduction to Alisha and Remi, their friendship and of course what listeners can expect from their new podcast. During this episode the ladies dive into how they met and their first impressions of each other, share some hidden traits on each other and provide background on the inception of Pretty Basic....


Pretty Basic Teaser
Join Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz on Wednesday, October 24th for the premiere episode of their brand new podcast, Pretty Basic!...