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Comedy

Mario Cantone on Honey Boo Boo: "Not as Trashy as Some of the Housewives"

If Mario Cantone hasn't amused you from the tele on The View, then you've laughed at his character Anthony, Charlotte's bestie on Sex and the City. The comedian is a gigantic force, he's all energy, drama, and humor, whether on the screen or live and singing in person.

He's bringing his songs and comedy to Hard Rock Live in Hollywood next week. So we chatted with him about everything from the loving family of Honey Boo Boo, who he's rooting for on Dancing with the Stars, and even meeting Barack and Michelle Obama -- both big fans... of his! Here's part one of our interview with the man who introduced himself to the president as "the King of Gays."

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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