LA TIMES: My Favorite Room: For Gabriel Iglesias, no funny business in the bathroom
Restroom, john, privy, outhouse, loo. Call it what you will, but for comedian and “Magic Mike XXL” actor Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, the private bathroom at his Signal Hill compound is a sanctuary.
“Whether I’m at home or on the road or in the lobby or on a plane, I’m never alone,” said Iglesias, 39. “If I’m in that bathroom, people leave me alone.”
The 172-square-foot bathroom is one of four in the comic’s 14,404-square-foot Signal Hill compound, where he stores his touring merchandise. It’s become a home away from home that sits five minutes from his Long Beach residence.
Iglesias is in the second season of Fuse TV’s “Fluffy Breaks Even,” a weekly peek into the comic’s touring life, and recording a one-hour special for Netflix.
But the funnyman says his compound is no joke…Read More