Ever find someone cool on Instagram and 'go down the rabbit hole'? Meet Mercedes from Mix 94.1
@OTS Staff: By day you are…
@Msmertz: Host of “Mercedes in the Morning” on Mix 94.1 and “Las Vegas Now” on KLAS
OTS Staff: Fancy! By night you are …
Mercedes: Mom, wife, Peloton groupie and Netflix binger … wait I’m those things during the day too!
OTS Staff: Ok, sidebar, what’s your current binge???
Mercedes: Oooooh … I’m watching it a second time because it is SO ???? DAMN ???? GOOD ????
Mercedes: TED LASSO
OTS Staff: Ooooooo, it’s on our list too!!! What’s your next binge?
Mercedes: You’ll love it! I’ve been hearing a lot about “Lupin” so I think I’ll check it out!
OTS Staff: How many years on Insta?
Mercedes: Since 2011 so 10 years!
OTS Staff: Omg a decade!!! You are an original.
OTS Staff: First post?
Mercedes: Ha ha! I looked up the date: March 16, 2011.
SMH at the things I used to post … a screenshot of Words with Friends?!?
A picture of my daughters.
OTS Staff: Top post? And why do you think it broke the internet?
Mercedes: It’s one of my most recent posts of me signing my contract extension at Mix 94.1.
OTS Staff: Yay!!! We saw that congrats!!! How many years now???
Mercedes: OMG 23?!?!? Thank you! I’m so grateful ????????
OTS Staff: You were 5 when you started!!! Child prodigy.
OTS Staff: Do you love Insta?
Mercedes: I did over the holidays. I was suffering from pandemic fatigue and just needed to focus on me without distraction.
OTS Staff: You time!!! Fave follow?
Mercedes: Always needed. Self care >>>
Mercedes: Off The Strip
OTS Staff: Awwwww we ❤️ you … ????????????????
OTS Staff: Ok, real talk for one sec. You have been blowing up TikTok lately …will you give up Insta for TikTok?
Mercedes: Ha ha! No there’s plenty of me to go around. But TikTok is fun and a totally different vibe than IG.
OTS Staff: Who’s your fave TikTok follow?
Mercedes: Ooooh good question! *runs to Tik Tok real quick*
Mercedes: I love jera.bean. She’s so cute and always teaches me something.
OTS Staff: Ok we are going to get on that track thanks for the rec.
OTS Staff: You are mom goals on Insta … do your daughters get jelly or embarrassed by your ‘gram?
Mercedes: I worry about that so I always ask if they’re cool if I post something about them. They actually DM me half the memes I post in my story.
OTS Staff: Family participation!!!
Mercedes: Yes! They know how to stay in my good graces lol
OTS Staff: Debbie!!! That’s so awesomeWho’s in your DMs?
Mercedes: My friends sending memes back and forth and people asking me where I bought the famous leggings from TikTok ????????
OTS Staff: Ok where’d you buy them????
Mercedes: Ha ha! Amazon. I need to put a link in my bio!
OTS Staff: Please!!! Leggings are life.
Mercedes: They will transform your booty. I have no idea whose booty is in these, but it’s not mine lol
OTS Staff: What’s your secret to great ‘gram?
Mercedes: If there’s a secret, I want to know it! I just want to share a little bit of fun, happiness or laughs. And maybe a cute outfit.
Mercedes: Or leggings.
OTS Staff: And great booty!
OTS Staff: We know you LOVE baby Yoda memes … has anything even come close lately?
Mercedes: YES! The Bernie memes but I’m sure I’ll be sick of them by the afternoon.
OTS Staff: Omg, the Bernie memes kept us alive.
OTS Staff: Biggest Inspo account? Where do you get your quotes?
Mercedes: I love @moonomens for affirmations, astrology and insights and @powerofpositivity for inspiration and motivation.
OTS Staff: Ok and we know since the pandemic started you and Matt your husband do your daily walks … do you know exactly how far you have walked??? LOL
Mercedes: I calculated the miles over the summer and it was from here to LA and back! So now I’m guessing we made a return trip to LA and back yet again! The walks keep me sane.
OTS Staff: We love your walks!!! Keep posting.
OTS Staff: Greatest wish for 2021?
Mercedes: To go to a concert or sporting event again!!!
OTS Staff: Ok you and me ASAP … Post Malone!!!
OTS Staff: Tag a bestie?
OTS Staff: We love Matt !!! Thx you, darling you are an amazing BFF.
Mercedes: Love you, love your IG, and holding you to our date with Posty!