Jeremy Jackson said he always looked to David Hasselhoff as a father figure: "I was this 10 year old kid up to 18 just dying for a dad. Just dying for some man to love me and give me some attention." But he could never force the relationship: "I wanted to. He really--now we're really close and he's like a big brother to me, [but] at the time, it's kind of hard to--you don't want to be a dad to a kid. You want to hook up with chicks and have fun."