2019 Miss USA Cheslie Kryst Chats About Winning The Pageant & More

The Miss Universe Organization empowers women to realize their personal, professional and philanthropic goals through experiences that build self-confidence and act as catalysts for future success. Celebrating beauty, all forms of it, and providing the tools that help women to feel their most beautiful. The newly-crowned 2019 Miss USA, Cheslie Kryst (Miss North Carolina), joined BUILD. Kryst is a full-time attorney that is licensed to practice law in two states. She earned both her law degree and MBA from Wake Forest University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's degree from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina. She is an active volunteer for Dress for Success and credits her achievements to her ability to learn from failure.

Lynn Shelton & Marc Maron

You rarely see a film about Civil War Truthers, which is what makes "Sword of Trust" all the more interesting. Director Lynn Shelton and actor Marc Maron discussed their approach to this unique comedy and the interesting things they discovered while creating it. (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )

Jermaine Dupri

Power, influence and hip-hop...all things Jermaine Dupri is very familiar with. If you want to find out how So So Def, one of the biggest music labels came to be, look no further. We talked with the man behind So So Def's success to discuss the WE tv special, "Power, Influence and Hip-Hop."

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Alessandro Nivola, Jesse Eisenberg & Riley Stearns

Dark comedies are hard to pull off, but these three gentlemen did an amazing job with "The Art of Self-Defense." Director/writer Riley Stearns and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola share how they went about creating the movie. (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )

Cierra Ramirez

😍You may know, and love, her from Freeform's "The Fosters" and "The Good Trouble" but not only can Cierra Ramirez act, she can sing too! Listen to her break down her latest single, "Broke Us." (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Master P

Master P has to be one of the coolest people ever to stop by BUILD. As he was telling us about his anticipated movie, "I Got the Hook-Up 2," the multi-talented artist dropped some knowledge that everyone should hear. So tune in if you 'bout it! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Jane Lynch

It's impossible not to love Jane Lynch...just look at her! 🥰 The "Hollywood Game Night" host let us know how much fun she has on the show, joyfully reminisced about her time on the hit series, "Glee," and so much more. Be sure to watch. (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )


They say less is more but, when it comes to K-pop, we respectfully disagree! 😎We were ecstatic to chat with 12 of the 13 members of the phenomenal music group SEVENTEEN. Find out what the band is like when they're not performing. (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )

Kumail Nanjiani & Dave Bautista

What happens when a cop commandeers an Uber driver's car? Well, we could tell you but we think you'd rather hear it from "Stuber" stars Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista. Tune in! And don't forget to rate BUILD 5 stars! 😬 (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )

Dacre Montgomery

The show that everyone has been waiting for is finally back and it hasn't disappointed! Having much to do with "Stranger Things" third season praise is the fine gentleman Dacre Montgomery. Hear what he had to say. BTW: We avoided most spoilers! 😉 (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )

J.B. Smoove

We all knew that "Spider-Man: Far From Home" was going to be one of the year's best movies, but adding someone like J.B. Smoove to the cast pushes it over the top! Find out how the hilarious actor/comedian ended up on the Marvel blockbuster as well as what kind of lemonade Larry David once made him. 🤣 (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Monét X Change w/ Freddie Pendavis, Sol Pendavis & Todrick Hall

"The X Change Rate" is always a good time and this week was no exception with Monét chatting with "Waitress'" Todrick Hall and Freddie and Sol Pendavis of "Paris is Burning!" So be sure to watch Monét in all her fabulousness as well a little voguing competition. 💃👀 (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )


Marina's latest album is called "Love + Fear" and we can relate to those feelings. We love Marina 😍and we fear the day she stops making music 😰! Hopefully, that day is in the distant future, but until then, check out our conversation with the talented musician. (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )

Mike Epps

There are some people that regardless of what they say, you will laugh...Mike Epps is one of those people! 😂 We had the pleasure of picking the comedic genuis' brain about how he approaches comedy and so much more. Tune in! (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )

The Veronicas

Imagine living your dream of being a music sensation alongside your sister...well for the Veronicas that's reality and we're glad it is! The sister duo gave us a wonderful performance, opened up about what inspires them and so much more. (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )


Got love for GOT7? Of course you do, just look at them! 😎 Don't miss the blast we had with the talented K-pop band chatting about their latest album, "Spinning Top" and more. 🚨Warning: lots of screaming fans! 😅 (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )

Joely Richardson, Olivia Munn & Emma Greenwell

Killing it! 👌These three lovely ladies can be seen in the new show, "The Rook." But before you watch them on STARZ, see them on BUILD and find out what they had to say about the series and more. (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )

Richard Curtis, Himesh Patel & Danny Boyle

As if we could ever forget the Beatles existed! Nonetheless, we support any movie that these three gentlemen are behind. If you're a Beatles fan, you have to watch our conversation about the film, "Yesterday," with Danny Boyle, Himesh Patel and Richard Curtis.  (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )


We were definitely vibing with the uber-talented artist Yuna. Be sure to check out her awesome performance and the conversation about her latest album, "Rogue," and the message behind it. (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Annabelle Wallis, Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller & Seth MacFarlane

These four are some of the best actors working today! So imagine how good their new Showtime limited series, "The Loudest Voice," is. Listen to Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane and Annabelle Wallis talk about bringing Roger Ailes' life story to the small screen. (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )

Louie Anderson

Funny, wise and sweet, Louie Anderson makes a perfect guest every time! He paid us a visit to talk about the latest season of FX's "Baskets." Oh, and he also taught us about appreciating life and relationships! 😩 (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Monét X Change w/ Bob the Drag Queen

Sometimes you just gotta dab on them one time! Needless to say, Monét had a blast with Bob the Drag queen! They talked Netflix's "Tales of the City," threw a little shade and ate some nasty food. All elements of an episode you don't want to miss! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Bianca Lawson

"Queen Sugar" is filled with some of our favorite actors and Bianca Lawson is definitely one of them! Watch the lovely star explain why the newest season of the hit OWN drama leaves viewers wanting more.  (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Sherri Shepherd & Gabriel Iglesias

Individually, both Gabriel Iglesias and Sherri Shepherd are a blast! So you could imagine the riot we had with them taking the stage together...I mean this photo gives you an idea! 😂Be sure to watch our time with the "Mr. Iglesias" stars! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Robin Givens

If you love her in "Riverdale," then get ready for an even edgier, more ambitious Robin Givens in the newest OWN series! Find out what she enjoyed most about filming the first season of "Ambitions." (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Emily Ratajkowski & Theo James

Quite the pair! 😍These two lovely actors teamed up to bring to life the new movie, "Lying & Stealing." Hear all about their experience working together and the awesome locations they filmed at.

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Chris Moukarbel & Lady Bunny

We're always overjoyed whenever a legend takes our stage! We sat down with the one and only Lady Bunny and director Chris Moukarbel to discuss the new HBO documentary, "Wig." P.S. Lady Bunny had some things to say about reality stars now! 👀

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Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne has no problem keeping it real and we applaud her for that! Don't miss this very candid and deep conversation we had with the actress, and now author, about her new book, "The Life of a Wannabe Mogul," career and life.

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Tessa Thompson & Chris Hemsworth

It's unfair how good-looking they are! 😩Find out what they had to say about teaming up again to shoot the new  "Men in Black: International." We couldn't forget our time with these two even if they used on a neuralyzer on us! 😎

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Monét X Change with Gene Graham, Blaze & Fever

Oh, the tea that was spilled in this week's episode of "The X Change Rate"! Besides talking the latest in pop culture, Monét sat down with some folks behind the "This One's for The Ladies" documentary. And if you're a fan of "The Price is Right," you're in for quite the treat! 🤣🍆  (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )

Stana Katic

The Amazon Prime series, "Absentia," is back for another season! 🙌Stana Katic gave us some deets on what viewers can expect and her rewarding experience as lead and producer on the show thus far. Tune in! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )