Billionaire Mark Cuban revealed in a local television interview Monday that the "biggest fear" in his life is that his children grow up with an entitlement attitude.
The Dallas Mavericks owner, who has three young children, made the comments during an interview with WFAA-TV.
“That’s my biggest fear that they grow up to be entitled jerks,” he told the news station.
“It is the scariest thing in my life, ever. After their health, there’s nothing scarier,” he added. “My wife and I talk about it all the time.”
Cuban told WFAAA that in order for his children to inherit some of his wealth, they will have to "do something" themselves.
"There's very specific rules that in order to get anything they have to do something," he said.
The "Shark Tank" host also said he does his best as a parent to teach his kids about the world around them.
“I push them to value learning, to be excited about learning, I push them to be inquisitive about the world and understand what’s going on,” he said.
When asked if he is worried about his kids growing up in America today, Cuban offered a frank response.
"This is the greatest country on Earth. I'm not worried about America. A lot of people talk about—," he said, in an apparent reference to those who suggest the U.S. is in decline.
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