Coronavirus

Rob Schneider on Daughter Elle King's Success: 'She Did It All on Her Own'

Elle King photographed on Oct. 19, 2015 at Webster Hall in New York City.
Blossom Berkofsky

Elle King photographed on Oct. 19, 2015 at Webster Hall in New York City.

Elle King's "Ex's & Oh's" is sitting pretty atop Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart this week and her dad, comedic actor Rob Schneider, says she earned it all on her own. 

Elle King Turns Heartache into a Hit

"She did it all on her own, she really did," Schneider said on The Meredith Vieira Show Wednesday. "That's why she wanted to have her own name, because it's tough being the kid of a famous person. But she did it on her own, I'm really proud if her."

Wild Child Elle King: 'Sometimes I Get Too Drunk, But I'm Myself'

Schneider went on to describe an episode he described as "the cutest thing ever" where King paid for her dad's valet parking. His telling is, of course, more sentimental than that. 

Watch the segment here:

THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.