John Travolta is far from an overprotective dad when it comes to his daughter Ella's dating life.
"No no no. I don't interfere with that. And you know, I'm saving her because she has two guys that she hangs out with," he told Ellen DeGeneres during an appearance on her show, as his 16-year-old daughter sat in the audience with her mom, Kelly Preston.
"I don't ask anything about what they say or do with each other," he said.
Kelly, though, isn't quite as in the dark about Ella's romances.
"Kelly do you ask?" the daytime talk show host asks Kelly, to which she replied, "I know everything."
The well-known Scientologist's retort: "Well mothers always do."
Ella eased her dad's fears, saying she wasn't dating anyone right now.
"Good, let's keep it that way," he said. "I never want my children to leave the house, ever."
Ella will certainly have a more difficult time leaving without transportation. After hearing that the teen brunette is trying to get her driver's license, Ellen took her and her actor dad out on the studio's lot to try parallel parking.
With Ella in the driver's seat (and Ellen and John in the back) things didn't exactly go smoothly, as she nearly backed into a car. Ellen hilariously got out of the car after the low-speed near miss, saying it was a life-saving measure.
This isn't the first time the "People vs. OJ Simpson" star has brought one of his kids along with him to a talk show appearance. Last year, John's son Benjamin made his debut appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman." Ben, though, wasn't quite ready for all his moves to be chronicled by photographers.
"I took him to Toys 'R Us recently, and he said to me when we got out of the truck and in the cart, 'Why are all these people wanting my photograph?' Because I didn't know if he knew I was in films or not," John said. "He said, 'Well, maybe they saw one of your movies!' And he said, 'I want to work with you!' So we'll see how that evolves. I don't want to force [it]."
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