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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • Language:English
  • Pages:178
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098319328
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098319311

Confessions of a Hollywood Insider

My Amusing Encounters With The A-List

by Sandro Monetti

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Overview
Find out what the biggest stars in Hollywood are really like from the man who has interviewed them all. Ultimate Hollywood Insider Sandro Monetti – a multi-award winning entertainment reporter frequently seen on CNN and the BBC – shares entertaining stories about his encounters with over a hundred icons. 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. With a love of showbiz and a winning sense of humor, his is a star-studded story that travels to the top premieres and parties, taking readers the other side of the velvet rope to the inner sanctum of celebrity. Along the way, you'll learn if fame is a blessing or a curse, whether a star's image ever matches their reality and if it's really a good idea to meet your heroes.
Description
Find out what the biggest stars in Hollywood are really like from the man who has interviewed them all. Ultimate Hollywood Insider Sandro Monetti – a multi-award winning entertainment reporter 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 unique treat for showbiz fans everywhere.
About the author
Ultimate Hollywood insider Sandro Monetti is the man the stars talk to. A multi-award winning British entertainment journalist in Los Angeles, he has interviewed all of the biggest celebrities in the world and is frequently seen on CNN and the BBC as a showbiz expert. He hosts premieres, podcasts and press conferences, moderates Q&A sessions with the stars and reports on Hollywood with humor, insight and passion. His previous books include the acclaimed movie star biographies Mickey Rourke: Wrestling with Demons and Colin Firth: The Man Who Would Be King. Dedicated to professionalism and mentoring, Sandro also created the world's first Bachelor of Arts degree course in celebrity journalism.


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