And we're big sports guys so we always wanted it to have a sports dynamic. I actually read for a pilot for which De Vito was the director. There's no better city to day drink in than New York because no one really judges you at any hour. A., people judge you when you drink in the morning. Have you ever done the watermelon, where you put vodka in it? Now I only do it for the heart health reasons: two to three drinks a day, that's it [ I'm honored by that? I mean, that show was obviously kind of a chapter in peoples' lives.
It's something we've talked about for 15 years, if not longer. It's like, How much older can you get before you actually open a bar? I walked into the room and it was me, Alicia Silverstone, and Danny De Vito. ] is kind of a similar concept to the vodka watermelon. It's cool to think that people paid attention enough to know what I was drinking. They would say, 'Oh, well, we don't really do celebrity endorsements.' And then, about two months later, they did that commercial with Burt Reynolds, Eddie Griffin, and all of these celebs.
The former couple met by introduction at the Hollywood Christmas Parade in 1998.
At the time Nick was still a member of the popular boy band 98 Degrees and Jessica was beginning her musical career.
These two were the real deal, at least for a few years.
It was definitely young love as Jessica was only in her early twenties at the time of their marriage and Nick was seven years her senior.
We've always wanted to do a bar—especially in our hometown. I've definitely backed off the drinking as a result.
Today, these two have happily moved on with new marriages and children of their own, but we still enjoy taking a walk down memory lane every now and then.
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“The next night I was out with Paris Hilton,” she continued.
“We were in her car and the paparazzi started taking pictures.