Benita & The Berracas

Benita & The Berracas

Journalist Benita Alexander empowers strong and brave women to not be shamed into silence, by exposing love cons and frauds on the "Benita & the Berracas" podcast. Berraca is Colombian slang for a resilient woman who has been through something difficult but still stands strong, and Benita supports all berracas through real, raw and funny conversation. After going public to expose the man who conned her, world famous surgeon Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, Benita is now devoted to helping other women know that they too can become badass survivors.


April 30, 2022 32 mins

Tracey is shocked when she finally uncovers the truth about her fiance, including disturbing lies about family members.

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Berraca is Colombian slang for a resilient woman who has been through something difficult but still stands strong. In Episode 4, Benita begins telling the stories of other berracas, launching with Dion, whose story includes burner phones, a secret fiancee and a fire sale.

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February 15, 2022 29 mins

Journalist Benita Alexander reveals how she fought back after discovering that her fiance, a famous celebrity surgeon, was lying to her about everything.

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February 1, 2022 37 mins

When journalist Benita Alexander discovers that her fiance, world famous surgeon Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, is a pathological liar, she goes on an investigative mission to unravel his dark secrets and expose the truth about his dangerous, experimental surgeries.  

Berraca is a Colombian slang term for a resilient, badass woman who has survived something difficult yet still stands strong. 

In Episode 1, "BARCELONA...

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February 1, 2022 32 mins

In Episode 2 of "Benita & The Berracas," journalist Benita Alexander discusses the frightening repercussions of publicly exposing her lying fiance, the so-called "super surgeon," Dr. Paolo Macchiarini. When she receives an ominous threat, Benita even brings in the FBI.

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