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Book details
  • SubGenre:Film & Video / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:178
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098357917

Confessions of a Hollywood Insider

My Amusing Encounters With The A-List

by Sandro Monetti

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An inside view on the real face of Hollywood from a multi-award winning British entertainment reporter in L.A. who has interviewed all the icons. Ryff presents this hardback edition of Sandro Monetti's hit compendium of amusing celebrity tales.
Find out what the biggest stars in Hollywood are really like from the man who has met them all. Ultimate Hollywood Insider Sandro Monetti – a multi-award winning entertainment reporter and celebrity interviewer frequently seen on CNN and the BBC – shares entertaining stories about his often hilarious encounters with the icons. More than a hundred big names are featured in behind the scenes tales that take readers the other side of the velvet rope to the inner sanctum of stardom. If you've ever wondered what it's like to kiss Madonna, headbutt Tom Cruise or pee on Samuel L. Jackson, then this is the book for you as Sandro has done all of that and so much more. Never losing the love of showbiz that made him relocate from England to Los Angeles in the first place, he travels from premieres to parties, visits iconic places like Graceland and Trump Tower and shares stages with the most familiar faces in the world. But is it really a good idea to meet your heroes? What's it like to be hugely famous? Does a star's image ever match their reality? Learn the answers to these questions and more, and laugh while doing do, in this hardback edition of the book which is a unique treat for showbiz fans everywhere. Features a foreword by fellow Brit Roy Taylor, founder and CEO of Ryff - the future of brand integration.
About the author
Ultimate Hollywood insider Sandro Monetti is a multi-award winning entertainment reporter frequently seen on CNN and the BBC who has interviewed all the biggest stars in the world - and shares those experiences here in his latest book. Sandro's previous works include the acclaimed biographies Mickey Rourke: Wrestling with Demons and Colin Firth: The Man Who Would Be King as well as the hit play Marilyn and Sinatra. In 2020 he was named best host at the Southern California Entertainment Journalism Awards for his star studded pop culture podcast, Who's The Best? He is also known for entertaining articles and radio and TV reports which whisk readers from Tinseltown parties to set visits and red carpet award shows around the world, capturing compelling celebrity stories told with pace, passion and plenty of humor. This Los Angeles based Brit works for a string of leading media organisations, moderates Q&As at premieres and private screenings and is the creator of the world's first BA university degree course in celebrity journalism. Learn more at
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