"You will see as this show goes on, as I talk to my kids, I tell them, 'Sometimes, you've gotta have that come-to-Jesus meeting,'" the 45-year-old TV host told Ellen DeGeneres. "I had one of those with Nick."
"'Look, I need you to show up. You can't just skate through this,'" he added. "The Bachelor's a very interesting thing. You can't fake your way through it."