The Deal Or No Deal host has serious OCD and cant touch anything questionable without wearing a pair of latex gloves.
His son, Alex Mandel, is used to his dads germaphobia and has been dealing with it all his life.
Alex explains, My dad has given me more gloves than any parent ever should! There are latex gloves all over our house!
Howie chimes in, We have family pictures where everyone else looks normal and Im standing there in latex gloves and a surgical mask. Its normal to us.
Besides sanitization, Howie is teaching Alex another trick: How to prank people.
The father-son duo have a new Candid Camera-style prank show called Howie Do It, premiering this Friday (Jan. 9) on NBC.
They throw on disguises and put unsuspecting victims in awkward situations, and Howie couldnt be more proud of his baby boy.
He gushes, To watch my son prank a perfect stranger is a beautiful thing.
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