I’m not ashamed of RA, I don’t worry that people think I’m weak. I love to tell people: I do all I can, I do it with this illness
Matt Iseman won Monday night’s celebrity apprentice final and represented The Arthritis Foundation as his charity of choice.
Who is Matt Iseman and why did he choose to support an arthritis charity?
Matt started his career at medical school before pursuing life as a stand-up comedian. He’s probably become best known for hosting the hit US TV series Ninja Warrior, as well as making several other TV and film appearances in a variety of roles including Transformers 2.
Matt was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 2002 at the age of 31. Despite the diagnosis, Matt is determined to live a normal life. Speaking to Everyday Health, Matt said “I’m not ashamed of RA, I don’t worry that people think I’m weak. I love to tell people: I do all I can, I do it with this illness”.
Winning the Celebrity Apprentice means Matt has raised around £800,000 ($1million) for the charity! Well done to Matt and thank you for choosing to support Arthritis.