RTE star Jennifer Zamparelli has told how her daughter Florence was horrified after she accidentally saw her father Lau set himself on fire while on a movie set.
The 2FM radio host’s Italian husband works as a stuntman in movies and has worked with many top actors in the industry.
Lau once had to film himself getting on fire for a scene and sent the video to Jennifer.
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But the Dancing With The Stars host said she watched the clip in front of her six-year-old daughter Florence, who accidentally peeked.
Jennifer confessed: ‘He was onto something a few years ago and he must have deliberately set himself on fire and I remember looking at him and my daughter accidentally peeped.’
But the Dubliner said she’s not worried about her safety on set, saying accidents only happen when producers take shortcuts.
“I’m not worried about him because he’s so safe. This is what they are trained for. Accidents only really happen when someone isn’t qualified to do the job or producers take shortcuts, I mean we’ve seen that happen quite recently.
“These are all people taking shortcuts and not hiring the right people to do the job.”
But the mother-of-two said she was “so happy” that Lau was doing her “dream job”, despite the couple having a marriage which can sometimes be long distance.
“He loves it. I’m so happy he’s doing his dream job. It’s killer. It’s very exciting. He works with the best. He was really working with Martin Scorsese. It’s just phenomenal.
But the Home Advantage presenter admitted it can be difficult when he’s not around, with the family having to adjust to their usual routine when he returns home.
When we first started dating, we did the long distance thing for about three years.
“Then he moved away and he was really here permanently, but work resumed, film work for him. So he just travels all over the world and he just has to go where the work really is.”
“When he was in the United States, it was the hardest so far,” she said. “The kids are getting a bit older, so they’re pining for him a bit.”
However, while it’s “great” when he can come home, Jennifer admitted it can be difficult as their routine is disrupted.
“Me and the kids are getting into this rhythm, this routine,” she said. “And then there’s another person to feed and another person around.
“It’s great, but you kind of have to adapt.”
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