And we're big sports guys so we always wanted it to have a sports dynamic. I actually read for a pilot for which De Vito was the director. There's no better city to day drink in than New York because no one really judges you at any hour. A., people judge you when you drink in the morning. Have you ever done the watermelon, where you put vodka in it? Now I only do it for the heart health reasons: two to three drinks a day, that's it [ I'm honored by that? I mean, that show was obviously kind of a chapter in peoples' lives.

Following his high-profile divorce from Jessica Simpson -- "Newlyweds" anyone!? When asked in Details if the paparazzi shots of one of their first dates in May 2006 mark the start of Kardashian's launch into fame, Lachey says, "That's one way to interpret it." "It started when I went out on a date with Nick Lachey. The pair took their fast-moving relationship to the next level when Humphries proposed -- on camera for her E!

Of course the paparazzi took pictures, because people were curious about who he was with," she writes in the 2010 book, "Kardashian Konfidential.""The next night I was out with Paris Hilton," she continued. reality show, of course -- in May and they wed on August 20, 2011.

"We were in her car and the paparazzi started taking pictures. But the wedded bliss ended October 31, 2011 when Kim filed for divorce after 72 days of marriage.

Why don't we build an elevator shaft on the outside of the building, and...'" "Like in ? He takes a beat, his heavy brow furrowed thoughtfully above his foolishly blue eyes, and then pounds one meaty fist on the table.

"Exactly," he says with a hint of relief in his voice.

You may say Nick Lachey's a dreamer, but he's not the only one. It depends on your relationship with you brother, but thankfully we're very, very close. And changing a nasty diaper with a hangover is not a fun deal.

We've always wanted to do a bar—especially in our hometown. I've definitely backed off the drinking as a result.

Upon entering The Eveleigh, a breezy West Hollywood eatery with an outdoor patio to make you swoon, he mentions that he "campaigned heavily" for an open air rooftop deck at the namesake tavern he and his brother, Drew, run on A&E's .

"It was shot down and probably for good reason," he says of the idea.