The Steeple Times asks “Britain’s vainest man” Sam Barton: What’s on your mantelpiece?
The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force?
Money as – after all – that’s what makes the world go round. If I ever feel down, or if things get on top of me, I just think about money.
“Don’t get even, get medieval” is, in our humble opinion, a great motto. What’s yours?
Put down the full-fat Coke and peel a carrot. This is something I said on Channel 5’s ‘Supersize’ documentary last Thursday).
Kerry Katona was considered unacceptable in 2007. Who or what is unacceptable in 2015?
Tony Blair misses being Prime Minister. What do you miss most in your life?
My driving licence: Public transport and Sam Barton don’t mix.
What might you swap all your wealth for?
Donald Trump was once a case of: “If you owe the bank a thousand, they close you down; but if you owe the bank a billion, you own the bank”. What’s your view on the banking crisis?
I really don’t give a sh*t.
What phrase or word do you most loathe?
“Two wrongs don’t make a right” – They so do!
In the UK, some people consider charity to “begin at home”. What’s your view and what causes do you personally support?
I will be attending the Tivoli Venue in Buckley, Flintshire on 22nd August 2015. It’s a Ladies’ Night in Aid of the Nightingale House Hospice. Standard tickets are £10 and £20 for VIPs. To book, call: +44 (0) 1244 546201.
The judge in Law Abiding Citizen states: “I can pretty much do whatever I want” before being blown up whilst answering her mobile phone. What’s your view on the appropriate use of such devices?
I will use my phone whenever I like.
If you could fill a carriage on The Orient Express, who would be your fellow passengers?
Josie Cunningham: I would throw her under just before the train departs.
If you were unfortunate enough to end up on death row, what would be your last meal and where would you eat it?
Marmite on toast and on death row… Obviously.
What time is it acceptable to consume the first drink of the day?
It’s always 9pm in the world somewhere.
A Negroni, a martini or a cup of tea?
Whose parties do you enjoy the most and why?
Ones where I’m the centre of attention. I host the best parties.
Who is the most positive person you know?
I’m going to say me. I am my biggest motivation.
What’s your most guilty pleasure?
Winding people up: I love to p**s people off.
If a tattoo were to sum you up, what would it be of?
Would you ever buy a Ferrari and then put a bumper sticker on it? I have no tattoos.
If you were a car, what marque would you be?
Who the f**k wrote these questions? I’d be the best of course: I’d be Victoria Beckham’s Range Rover. She’s fab.
Cilla Black presented Surprise, Surprise. Tell us the most surprising thing about you.
Although being described as a scrounger, I also worked in a full-time job until the start of this year until my debts were paid off. I was never made bankrupt.
What’s currently sitting on your mantelpiece?
A picture of me, £1.85 and a Cartier bracelet.
Sam Barton describes himself as the “King of the Talentless” and the “vainest man in Britain” on his Twitter handle. He has 21,600 followers, loves cosmetic surgery and lives in Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands.
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