Comedian Gabriel Iglesias had audiences rolling at the Progress Energy Center in Raleigh Sunday night as part of his 50-date North American tour.
The self-proclaimed “fluffy comedian” has earned national crossover appeal blending story telling, sound effects and personal issues for a clean and animated show. Here is one of the few comedy shows that you can go see with your friends, even your grandma, and not be embarrassed by what he said.
“Sometimes you get guys that get political or they get in your face and they try to be preachy,” said Iglesias. “I just go out there, tell my stories that people can relate to.”
Iglesias was originally scheduled to perform one show, but due to overwhelming demand, a second show was added, much to the delight of fans. Many of them from the first show stuck around until the 9:30 p.m. show was over just to take a picture with the comedian. Iglesias makes it a point to meet each and every one of his fans after the show, up until the last one leaves.
The comedian says besides the national tour, which runs until May, he has a lot on his plate (no pun intended). He’s got a clothing line, a production company and a few movies in the works. Check out the interview below to hear what he’s got coming up. And if you missed the two shows in Raleigh, he will be in Charlotte on March 18.