Get to know Roberto

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Got any nicknames?

Many reasons, the main one though is because when I was a baby I kept escaping/climbing out of my cot. Dangerous having a small child running around the house with no supervision! So my parents thought they'd put reins on me, for safety, and attach them to the cot. When they came in the next morning, there I was dangling from the side of the cot from where I'd tried to escape but couldn't!

Which celeb do you most look like?
I get told I look similar to, and once mistaken for, Dermot O'Leary. And then there's the tweets that went around of people asking if I'm Olly Murs' long lost brother!!

Where are you from?

Who was your first celebrity crush?
Tiffany (from 'I Think We're Alone Now' fame)

Who's your most recent celebrity crush?
Easily Katy Perry!

Most Played song on your iPod
Probably something by Robbie Williams. BIG fan - got all his songs on there and love singing along (not that I know the words, tend to make them up as I go along!)

What song gets you on the dance floor?
Oh, that’s TOOO hard, there are SOOOO many! I'm gonna say Robin S – Show Me Love, just because it's going around my head right now!

How are your dance moves?
A-MA-Z-I-N-G! In my world they are anyway. In other people's world, not so amazing probably!!

What would be the title of your autobiography?
The Real Fat Boy Slim – I used to be a BIG boy (over 23 stone), I lost over 8 stone and I work in radio/play music for a living, Norman Cook eat your heart out!

What makes you feel good more than anything else?
It's gonna get mushy here: being with the ones I love – partner, family and friends!

Favourite food?
Ooooh EASY! Spaghetti Bolognese with garlic bread

Are you any good in the kitchen?
Yes…love cooking and making things, find it very therapeutic!

How do you keep fit?
Before I lost all that weight, I hated the gym, but now really enjoy it. So, I hit the gym a lot and I live not far from Hampstead Heath in London so I often go running there.

Greatest achievement to date?
That’s a tough one because there are a few things I'm dead proud of, like getting my dream job, losing all that weight and running the London Marathon!

Facebook or Twitter?
Hmmmm, been thinking about this for a few minutes now and can't decide. Facebook because it keeps me in touch with my mates who live around the world and Twitter because it's so instant and fun!

Phone or Text?
I'd much rather speak to someone, so phone.

Have you got any hidden talents?
I play the piano, drums and guitar…not very well any more, but I play them!

If you were going to a fancy dress party, what would you go as?
I'll tell you what I won't go as again: I once greened myself up as the Incredible Hulk! I was head to toe in green makeup, a mate helped me do it. It looked amazing but took forever to get off!

Have you met any celebs?
Yes, I've been lucky enough to meet and interview lots, from Robbie Williams to Justin Bieber, Kylie to Nicole Scherzinger..the list goes on.

Who was your favourite?
Pixie Lott coz she said she'd marry me!! Also, Enrique Iglesias is a good laugh, proper cheeky! And finally, JLS - every time I see them they're on top form and such fun.

Favourite film?
Haven't got one fave film, so here's three:
Van Wilder – starring Ryan Reynolds
The Green Mile
Muppet Christmas Carol - don't laugh or judge me, it's good!!

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