In addition to the helpful distraction of rehearsals, he also has a few other beacons of light to help him: his adorable daughter, Pearl, and his loving family (all of whom were in the audience for his Week 2 performance on September 23).
When Wetpaint Entertainment caught up with Jack at The Hollywood Reporter’s Emmy party over the weekend, he revealed that his family has been giving him advice — especially sister Kelly, who came in third place in Season 9. (However, his mom tries her best, too.)
“My mom can’t really [give advice] … she just says, ‘Go out there and have fun!’” he told reporters at THR’s party. “Kelly is more of the tip-giver, the advice-giver, so she’s like, ‘Just embrace it, have fun,” and that whole thing.”
While Sharon may not be able to help him with his dance moves, she does help him in another big way: babysitting his daughter, Pearl! Actually, both of his parents (including Ozzy) love to — wait for it — watch Finding Nemo with the 1-year-old cutie.
“They’ll babysit and I’ll leave Pearl with mum for the afternoon or something or that kind of thing,” Jack said. “They inevitably just end up … she’s obsessed with Finding Nemo, so they end up just watching what Pearl calls ‘Momo.’” All together now: aww!
“Momo” isn’t the only word that the tiny tot is saying now. “Pearl is like a little humanoid now. She can like say things and kind of roughly express her opinion on things,” Jack explained. “You can be like, ‘Do you want this?’ [and she’ll say] ‘No!’ [or] ‘Yes!’ It’s kind of cool.”
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