Reddit, a site which reads like a greatest hits volume of the internet, has become known for its insightful Ask Me Anything section, a place where anyone can open themselves up to public interrogation.
In recent years, it has become a popular method for celebrities to connect with their fans; no lies, no PR and no primping.
Here, we bring you the best questions and answers from AMA sessions with everyone from singer Cher to author Stephen King. They are hilarious, ridiculous, heartwarming and, most importantly, honest.
Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft
Ethan Hawke, actor
Barack Obama, President of the United States
Olivia Wilde, actress
Ricky Gervais, comedian
Robin Williams, actor
Roger Federer, tennis player
Snoop Dogg, rapper
Tom Hanks, actor