Thought she humbly calls herself, “just a comedian”, Margaret Cho is so much more. Being a successful comedian for over twenty years is impressive on its own, but she has-stood up for a lot more than stand-up. She has transcended boundaries as an actress, humanitarian, women’s, Asians and LGBT Rights Advocate, designer and a writer.

Your iconism is multi-layered, dense and transcends various stereotypes. So, modesty aside, how would you describe yourself? I’m a comedian – that’s it! I do a lot of things, but basically I’m just a comic.

How is West Hollywood / Los Angeles different than other major cities? I love WeHo and I’ll always live here. It’s my home and I miss it when I’m gone. We have everything here and the diversity is profound!

Do adoring fans ever get too much?
Never! I love my fans!

What do you like about West Hollywood?
Everything I need is just a few steps away. And all my friends are here!

What’s new on your play list?
Lots of Daft Punk!

Favorite local lunch spot?
Zankou chicken

What’s your favorite charity or cause?
Trevor project

What living person in our community do you most admire?
Elizabeth Warren

What exciting project(s) do you have coming up?
A new TV Show!

Tell me a secret
I’m a skincare fanatic and do weird things to my face involving snails.