MuchMusic VJ Search Winner Tim Deegan

Exclusive interview with Tim Deegan

Flare Asks… Tim Deegan

Up Front with Tim Deegan

Why? Deegan is the newest addition to the MuchMusic VJ family, recently winning the Much VJ Search competition.
Born? Kitchener, Ontario
Little known fact: Tim once held a job as a firefighter.

Flare: Who is your favourite designer?
Tim Deegan: “I don’t really wear labels. I just like the ripped up jeans, vintage, rock look.”

F: What’s your biggest fashion pet peeve?
T.D.: “I hate it when looks are overdone. Everyone just jumps on one bandwagon and doesn’t create a unique look.”

F: What does the word “style” mean to you?
T.D.: “Style to me is all about your personality and your mannerisms.”

F: What’s in your CD player right now?
T.D.: “Rides Again.”

F: What is the one album everyone should own?
T.D.:Nirvana, Unplugged in New York.”

F: What’s the one item you can’t leave home without?
T.D.: “My MP3 player.”

F: What was the last book you read?
T.D.: “I just started The Rolling Stone History of Rock and Roll.”

F: What was the last movie you saw?
T.D.:She’s the Man. It was actually pretty funny.”

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F: How do you stay in shape?
T.D.: “I go to the gym and eat healthy.”

F: What’s your dream career?
T.D.: “Well, I’m a VJ now, so that’s really incredible. But I’d love to try acting or modeling – or be a rock star.”

F: What is your favourite travel destination?
T.D.: “Mexico and British Columbia.”

F: Where have you not been that you’d love to go?
T.D.: “Australia.”

F: How do you like to spend your spare time?
T.D.: “I like to hang out with my friends or just spend time by myself listening to music.”

F: Do you have any pets?
T.D.: “My family dog lives with my parents, her name is Abbey.”

F: Who do you most admire?
T.D.: “In this business, definitely George [Stroumboulpoulos]. In my personal life, I admire my parents most.”

F: How would you like to be remembered?
T.D.: “As someone who was influential and made an impact – someone who made a change.”

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