The popular misconception is “my attitude, maybe,” he said. “That I’m just a douche, I guess. Then they come to know me, and I’m really funny and I joke around and sarcastic jokes. I really like to relax and just enjoy my day.”
But untangling fact from fiction isn’t easy, especially when what you see isn’t always what you get with Ribeiro.
"People are always going to talk," Ribeiro said. "It doesn’t matter how I’m going to dress or not, they’re still going to find ways to find something negative. If you’re listening to that, you’re just wasting your life.
"I’d rather just let people talk. People are always going to talk. Thick skin — you have to have it. If it affects you, they get the best of you."