Currently, most reality show fans know Ross Mathews from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Others may know him from his commentary on all things pop culture for his podcast Straight Talk with Ross Mathews. A few late night show fans may remember his segments on the Jay Leno show as Ross the Intern.

Celebrity Big Brother Ross Matthews

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Ross is also often seen on the E! red carpet offering commentary on celebrities’ outfits. So if you’re a pop culture fan, you have probably seen Ross once or twice on your screen. However, if you only watch Big Brother, here are some fun things to know about Ross.

1. He’s a Huge Big Brother Fan

Longtime Big Brother fans may remember Ross from his very own show, Inside Dish. On it, he discussed and interviewed evicted Big Brother houseguests. Ross has been a longtime lover and fan of the show. He even mentioned that he attended the taping of the Big Brother season 1 finale.

Ross also often mentions Big Brother on Straight Talk. So hopefully he can use his superfan knowledge to get him far in the game.

2. He is Used to Tough Women

Ross had a recurring gig on Chelsea Lately. He was one of her regular roundtable members. Chelsea Handler is never afraid to speak her mind, in sometimes brass ways. Ross clearly won the heart of Chelsea as she often treated him nicer than the other regulars, and even let him host her show a few times.

The two also did several other projects together. If Ross can win over someone as tough as Chelsea, he may have no problem winning over another tough lady

3. He’s Used to Dramatic Women

From 2009 to 2011, Ross had a recurring role on the hit NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives. He played a Salem Health Club member who often ran into Sami Brady (Alison Sweeney). Hopefully this gig sharpened Ross’s acting skills, because he may need them in the Celebrity Big Brother house.

4. He’s Looking for a Good Deal

Ross calls himself a bargain shopper. He still uses coupons, and is always on the hunt for a good deal.

5. He’s a Jenny Craig Spokesperson

In 2011, Ross decided to become a Jenny Craig’s spokesperson after seeing his friend, actress Sara Rue’s transformation. He even did a series of ads with comedian Nicole Sullivan for the weight loss program. He lost 40 pounds on it.


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