Mathews: Well, you know this book is about me, and the world through my eyes.
, a stint on Celebrity Fit Club and The Insider, and a spot as a regular panelist on Chelsea Handler’s hilarious late night show, Chelsea Lately.He’s slated to star in his own talk show “Hello Ross” on E! Ross Mathews and his long time partner, stylist Salvador Camarena, just sold their teeny tiny starter home/bungalow in Los Angeles’ Atwater Village for 6,500 and have now upgraded to a bigger, better canyon-view spread in Glendale.CNN: You divulge more than a few secrets in the book.Was there anything that you held back or something you thought twice about before printing?(CNN) — Big, bright and bubbly — comedian Ross Mathews never apologizes for who he is.
Between duties as a “Tonight Show” correspondent and guest appearances on E!
CNN: You said that you got your start, in part, because of an attribute you were once ashamed of, your voice. Mathews: (Laughs) OK, listen, at a certain point I just had to realize puberty d*cked me over. Shake your moneymaker.’ My brother used to make fun of me, people in school used to make fun of me and I just realized one day that this is the card you’ve been dealt, use it to your advantage. CNN: A lot of kids and, let’s face it, adults struggle with their insecurities. It was when I found really great friends in school.
At what point in your life, did you decide you were going to let go? Suddenly, I had those moments where I forgot to be insecure.
The only time I ever held back is when it was about someone else.
I didn’t want to throw anybody else under the bus, but I definitely bear everything out about me. I mean, I tell every sordid detail of my life — the pretty and the not-so-pretty.
Ahead of his memoir’s May 7 release, Mathews sat down with CNN to share a few juicy details and explain why he’s not leaving anything out.