DeLuise whos the son of legendary comic, Dom DeLuise says being an on-screen dad to his wizard kids, Jake Austin, David Henry, and Selena Gomez, is a breeze compared to parenting his two real-life kids.
DeLuise jokes, The difference is, my TV daughter [Selena Gomez] actually likes me! Also, my TV kids actually think Im funny, but my real kids are embarrassed by my behavior most of the time.
But while parenting on a sitcom is fun, DeLuise admits hes much more of a laid back dad on the show than he is in real life.
He explains, In one episode, I have to teach Selena how to drive, which was really fun. But believe me, in reality, I am definitely NOT looking forward to teaching my 13-year-old daughter to drive. I dont think theres a wide-open space big enough for me to feel safe with her behind the wheel!
Wizards Of Waverly Place premieres this fall.
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