Jaina Lee Ortizs Dad Did a Background Check on Her Boyfriend

>> Jimmy: MAY I ASK, IS IT JAINA. >> IT'S MY MOM. HI MOM. NUMBER ONE FAN. >> Jimmy: HI MOM, HOW YOU DOING. WHAT'S HAPPENING. DOES SHE FOLLOW YOU EVERYWHERE. >> Jimmy: YEAH. >> WELL THAT'S NOT L THAT'S NOT . >> YEAH. >> Jimmy: WELL THAT'S NICE YOUR MOM IS HERE. YOUR DAD WAS A POLICE OFFICER RIGHT. >> YEAH RETIRED HOMICIDE DETECTIVE. I WAS GOING TO HIDE THIS FROM HIM AND KEEP IT A SECRET BUT HE FOUND OUT. >> Jimmy: ABOUT WHAT? >> ABOUT THE SHOW. >> Jimmy: WHY WERE YOU GOING TO HIDE IT FROM HIM, YOU DIDN'T WANT HIM COMING. >> YEAH, WELL, YOU KNOW, BUT HE HAD PEOPLE WHO CALLED HIM AND HE CALLED ME UP SO YOU'RE GOING TO BE ON THE JIMMY KIMMEL SHOW. >> Jimmy: SO HE'S STILL DOING DETECTIVE WORK. >> RIGHT. >> Jimmy: WAS IT HARD BEING A KID WITH A DAD BEING A DETECTIVE. >> A LITTLE. >> Jimmy: BECAUSE YOU CAN'T GET AWAY WITH ANYTHING. >> NO. >> Jimmy: THEY'RE USED TO PEOPLE LYING TO THEM ALL THE TIME. >> YES HE ACTUALLY FOUND OUT, MY BOYFRIEND AT THE TIME WAS A NOTORIOUS STREET RACER AND MY DAD CALL MEZ UP LIKE, SO, THIS LITTLE BOYFRIEND OF YOURS WAS ARRESTED FOR STREET RACING AND I DIDN'T KNOW. >> Jimmy: HE DID A BACKGROUND CHECK ON YOUR BOYFRIEND. >> YEAH. >> Jimmy: YOU'RE MARRIED NOW. >> YEAH. >> Jimmy: DID HE BACKGROUND CHECK YOUR HUSBAND. >> SAME GUY. WAS MY BOYFRIEND AT THE TIME. >> Jimmy: SO IT DIDN'T MATTER TO YOU. >> RIGHT. >> Jimmy: IS HE STILL DRIVING FAST. >> HOPE NOT. >> Jimmy: WOW VERY INTERESTING SO NOT FUN TO BRING BOYS HOME TO MEET DAD. >> OH, NO. >> Jimmy: DID HE HELP YOU BECAUSE YOU PLAYED A POLICE OFFICER ONCE. >> POLICE OFFICER, DETECTIVE, MARINE AN NOW A FIREFIGHTER. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] >> Jimmy: SO DID HE IN ANYWAY ADVISE YOU ON THE APPROPRIATE WAY TO DO OR DOES HE CORRECT YOU. >> OH, YEAH OF COURSE HE GIVES ME TONS OF TIPS AND TRICKS. >> Jimmy: WHAT ARE THE TIPS AND TRICKS. >> JUST TO BE AWARE. OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS, APPROACH EVERYTHING WITH RESPECT. HE'S A VERY INTIMIDATING MAN. >> Jimmy: EVEN WHEN YOU'RE ACTING, I'M TALKING ABOUT ON SET. YOU ARE DRESSED AS A POLICE OFFICER, OBVIOUSLY YOU AREN'T -- >> FIREFIGHTER. >> Jimmy: OH, YEAH AND BEFORE YOU WERE A POLICE OFFICER. >> RIGHT. >> Jimmy: BUT FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS HAVE A BIT OF A RIVALRY, ESPECIALLY IN NEW YORK SO HE WASN'T UPSET YOU WERE A FIREFIGHTER? >> NO HE LOVES IT. >> Jimmy: WHEN YOU AUDITIONED TO PLAY WITH SHONDA RHIMES IT'S A BIG DEAL TO BE PART OF HER SHOWS DOES SHE DO YOUR LACK OF FIREFIGHTER ABILITIES ACCOUNT FOR THE AUDITION. >> I EXCITED TO TAKE THE CANDIDATE PHYSICAL TEST. >> Jimmy: YOU MADE THAT DECISION BEFORE OR AFTER THE PART. >> AFTER I GOT THE PART. >> Jimmy: SO THEY LET YOU DO THIS. >> YEAH THEY DIDN'T KNOW. I JUST SAID I WANT TO KNOW WHAT IT IS THAT FIREFIGHTERS HAVE TO GO THROUGH PHYSICALLY. SO I PASSED THE TEST. >> Jimmy: OH, YOU DID. >> YEAH. >> Jimmy: IS IT A PHYSICAL TEST? >> YEAH IT MEASURES AN INDIVIDUAL'S ABLTD TO HANDLE PHYSICAL DEMANDS. >> Jimmy: WHAT DO YOU HAVE DO DO IN THAT TEST. >> IT'S EIGHT DIFFERENT TASK ASSESSMENTS CONDUCTED ONE AFTER ANOTHER. ONE YOU HAVE TO CLIMB THE STAIR CLIMB MACHINE WITH THREE MINUTES WITH 40 POUND VEST. >> Jimmy: OKAY. >> YOU HAVE TO CARRY 160 POUNDS UP FLIGHTS OF STAIR. >> Jimmy: IN CASE THERE'S A FIRE AT SEARS. >> IS SEARS EVEN OPEN STILL. >> Jimmy: SEARS IS STILL OPEN EVERYBODY WE'LL ALL GO THERE AFTER THE SHOW. >> YES THAT WAS VERY PHYSICALLY CHALLENGING TEST. >> Jimmy: I SEE IF YOU FAILED THAT TEST WOULD YOU HAVE RECUSED YOURSELF FROM THE SHOW. >> I RECORDED MYSELF I WOULD NOT HAVE SHOWN THEM THAT TAPE. NO. >> Jimmy: DID YOU CONTINUE UNTIL YOU GOT IT. >> OH, YEAH. >> Jimmy: YOU WERE A DANCER WHEN YOU WERE HOW OLD? >> NINE. >> Jimmy: OH, NINE! >> NINE YEARS OLD I STARTED AND DANCE THD PROFESSIONALLY 15 TO 2 >> Jimmy: WHERE DO YOU DANCE AT RESTAURANTS. >> LIKE WHEN I'M SERVING FOOD. HI. NO, NO, INTERNATIONALLY. BASICALLY AT CONVENTIONS, I WOULD PERFORM AND TEACH WORKSHOPS. >> Jimmy: SO THERE'S SALSA CONVENTIONS. >> YEAH THEY KNEW ME AS JESSICA I WAS BORN JESSICA ORTIZ. >> Jimmy: THERE'S A SALSA SCENE. I SEE AND YOU WOULD TRAIN PEOPLE. SO IF YOU WENT ON DANCING WITH THE STARS YOU WOULD CRUSH EVERYBODY, RIGHT. MOM'S CHIMING IN FROM THE AUDIENCE. YEAH. >> THANK YOU, THANK YOU. >> Jimmy: YOU MUST BE FUN AT WEDDINGS. I WOULD THINK YOU'RE VERY WELCOME. >> YOU KNOW WHAT I HAVEN'T BEEN TO A WEDDING. >> Jimmy: EVER? >> MAYBE ONE IN MY LIFE. >> Jimmy: REALLY. WOW. YOU'VE BEEN TO FIREFIGHTER TRAINING SCHOOL AND NOT A WEDDING? DO YOU HAVE ANY FRIENDS? >> YOU KNOW I HAVEN'T EVEN BEEN ON VACATION FOR ABOUT SIX YEARS, I NEED TO GET OUT. >> Jimmy: WHAT'S GOING ON WITH YOU. LAY DOWN ON THE COUCH. LET ME DO SOME HEAD EXAMINATION. >> IT'S BEEN WORK, WORK, WORK FOR SEVEN YEARS STRAIGHT. >> Jimmy: WELL TAKE A BREAK GO ONLINE, MAKE SOME NEW FRIENDS. >> I HAVE YOU AS A FRIEND. >> Jimmy: I'M YOUR ONLY FRIEND THAT'S PATHETIC. WELL IT'S GREAT MEET YOU. >> THANK YOU SO MUCH >>

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