Gok Wan visited the talkRADIO stories to discuss his smash-hit live show Naked & Baring All - and revealed it's become a form of "personal therapy" to me.
Gok, who became an international superstar as the presenter of How to Look Good Naked, said his show charts his journey from a troubled childhood on a council estate "being fat, and mixed-race, gay and stuff" to his incredible TV career and subsequent fame.
He told Paul Ross and Daisy McAndrew "I use the audience as a tool to get into the different stories.
"It's cathartic, it's like personal therapy in a way".
Gok, who weighed up to 20 stone as a teenager, also gave Paul and Daisy his view on obesity and the causes of i
He said he is reluctant to blame anyone when a person is fat, as this can be hugely destructive, and medical professionals must be extremely careful when dealing with overweight people.