Flare.com Asks… MuchMusic VJ Matte Babel

Flare interviews MuchMusic VJ Matte Babel

Flare.com Asks… Matte Babel

Flare.com: Who is your favourite designer?
Matte Babel: “I don’t have one. I like to mix and match vintage, urban and euro styles for my own unique look.”

F: What’s your biggest fashion pet peeve?
M.B.: “Bad shoes.”

F: What does the word style mean to you?
M.B.: “Individuality.”

F: What is in your CD player right now?
M.B.: “I have a few oldies actually, Nat King Cole and Paul Simon – oh, and G Unit.”

F: What do you think is the one album everyone should own?
M.B.: “This is a hard one, there are so many. Nas, Illmatic; Jay-Z, The Black Album; Bob Marley, Legend; Nirvana, Nevermind.”

F: What’s the one item you can’t leave home without?
M.B.: “My cell phone.”

F: What was the last book you read?
M.B.:No One Here Gets Out Alive, the Jim Morrison biography.”

F: Would you describe yourself as high or low maintenance?
M.B.: “Personality wise, I’d say I’m very low. Not a lot of stuff bothers me and I’m very easy-going. Clothing wise, extremely high, I’ll change five times before I go out.”

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F: How do you stay in shape?
M.B.: “I’ve been so busy lately, I hardly have time. I have a fast metabolism. I played football for four years, and partied a lot, so I think I’m still in shape from that.”

F: If you could attempt any career other than your own, what would it be?
M.B.: “I’d go to law school to become a lawyer. I’d love to say musician, but it’s too risky for me. I need stability.”

F: What is your most prized material possession?
M.B.: “My shoes.”

F: What is your favourite travel destination?
M.B.: “I have the most fun in New York City.”

F: Where have you not been that you would love to go?
M.B.: “Asia.”

F: When you have spare time, how do you like to spend it?
M.B.: “With my friends.”

F: Who do you most admire?
M.B.: “My Mom.”

F: How would you like to be remembered?
M.B.: “As just a good guy

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