Everyone knows Amber Rose doesn’t holding back — we’ve all seen her Twitter feed. However, you can expect even more from Muva herself on her new VH1 show, ‘The Amber Rose Show.’ Here’s everything you need to know about the show premiering tonight, straight from Amber!
At 32, Amber Rose is juggling a ton; she’s a single mom, she’s a model, she is a proud feminist, and she has just taken over the LoveLine podcast. In the middle of our interview, she was even interrupted by her son who wanted to play! However, she’s adding one more huge priority to her resume: TV host. So, what should we expect from the “sex-positive” show — and who are her dream celebrity guests? The answers may surprise you.
Explain the format of the show!
We have a regular opening monologue, we crack a couple jokes here and there, then a celebrity guest, and I ask that person very intimate questions about their life. I also love comedy skits! I love to be silly and I love acting, why not have it?
I guess I would say Madonna, I really want her to come on! I love how all these years later, she still does not give a f–k and is still doing her! She never changed who she is. It’s really inspiring — I love that about her.
You’re very outspoken and don’t hold back — is anything off limits on the show?
Nope, nothing at all. I’m not a malicious person; I’m not a mean person, so it’s never going to be anything mean or rude. It’s a good time show.
Sex and relationships are a main theme. Did you have any hesitations with that since your relationships have been so public in the past?
No, not at all. If someone asks a question and I can relate to it, I will. If I can’t, I’ll give it my best opinion or answer I can give, then I have a sex therapist, Dr. Chris Donaghue on the show with me, who is the expert who can weigh in. We did a segment together on The Doctors, and I was like, ‘You now your shit. I would love to have you on the show.’ He’s also going to be on my podcast — I took over LoveLine!
How do you balance your time being a mother, the show, the podcast, the SlutWalk etc.?
SlutWalk is a lot — it is a lot of work. I have my baby with me now! I do what I got to do, and a lot of the time, I have my son with me. Even with my podcast, it’s going to be out of my house. As soon as I finish taping I can by with my baby. His daddy’s going on tour for the rest of Summer, so he really needs his mommy time.
What about social media? You have a loud voice on Twitter, Instagram, etc., so it’s clearly super important to you.
I like to be an open book. I think its cool. It also gives other women confidence as well — and tells them that it’s okay if you’re single to date people! It does not make you a whore, or a slut. You have to lay out your options. Being a single mom as well, I talk about those things on my show. I’m really open! I don’t have any skeletons in my closet; I have nothing to hide.
Obviously, “MUVA” is slang for mother, but how did it become your title?
I’ve always been very motherly to everyone — even saying, ‘Make sure you have your seatbelt on,’ to grown men. People would be like, ‘Alright MUVA,’ and I’m from Philly. On the East Coast, that’s how we said Mother. It just kind of stuck. Then when I became famous, it just became my nickname. All my boys, my team, my stylist, my security, they all come to me like I’m their mom, and I’m not that much older than them! They’re like you always know the right things to say.
Some people may have misconceptions about what the show is, and what you stand for. What would you say to them?
I would say watch the show. If you don’t like it, don’t watch! People can judge. I’m not a judgmental person. Anybody that can judge me, I wonder, ‘What have I ever done wrong?’ Anything can be a miscommunication or misconception. I’m very positive. I love my son, I love my family. I’m very outspoken when it comes to feminism and I know that can be controversial and tough for people to understand, but maybe watching the show will help.
Can you describe the show in three words
Sex-positive, unapologetic, and funny.
On the premiere — and the recent tragedies.
The topics are really recent. We started filming at 8AM two days ago, before the horrible shootings happened. So while we were filming, we were done by like 11AM and it wasn’t out online yet. So now that it’s coming out tonight, we didn’t speak about it because we didn’t know about it at the time. So I just did a video that they’re going to play before the show, because I don’t want it to be insensitive.
Additionally, Amber posted a special message to her son, Sebastian, on Instagram this morning. You can watch The Amber Rose Show at 11PM every Friday on VH1.