It seems as though Joe Jonas should’ve been the one singing the song Jealous!
Why? Well, during an interview for the spring issue of Gotham magazine, the DNCE frontman got candid about being “envious” of his younger brother, Nick Jonas‘ solo success. Juicy stuff!
However, that’s not the only tidbit the former Jonas Brothers member dished about as he also talked about starring alongside Ashley Graham in the Toothbrush music video, his past attempt at a solo career, and so much more! TELL. US. MORE.
Be sure to ch-ch-check out the HIGHlights from Joe’s honest sit down for yourself (below)!
5. Joe dishes about the end of the Jonas Brothers:
“It was startling at first. I needed a week or two to process it. It was such an important changeover for me. I felt like it was time for us to hang up the hat, but we were holding on to it for so long.”
4. On handling Nick’s solo success:
“I’m envious at times, watching his artistry and how he went so quickly into creating music and an album. But I also knew that it was important to take time for myself to be able to figure out what exactly I wanted to do next. It’s so easy to just jump right into something and release more music, and it might not be the right fit. Now we’re able to support each other from afar.”
3. Joe talks about his own attempt at a solo career with the album Fastlife:
“I’m very proud of the music that I was able to create, but I think at the time it was a lot of cooks in the kitchen when it came to making the music. I look back now, and I’m glad I went through that, because I would be in the same position [now] that I was then, where I’d be trying to go the Justin Timberlake route. It wasn’t what I felt most comfortable doing. I always loved being in a band surrounded by great musicians and people that love it as much as me, and being able to perform onstage with a group of friends and have a blast. That’s at the core of what DNCE has been for the last two years├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥just pure fun for us.”
2. Mr. Jonas showers Ashley with praise:
“It was quite funny on set. Cole [Whittle] was pretty mad at me├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥he didn’t even want to be around the filming process├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ because he was pretty jealous. [Ashley] was great and so much fun to work with. Of course, there’s like 10 camera guys in a room with you when you’re lying on a bed, but she made it really funny and kept me laughing, which made it really comfortable…. We didn’t really think it would be as big of a talking point as it was. I think she is definitely changing the game for that profession, and it’s really incredible to see. I didn’t realize until the video came out afterwards why it was such a big deal. Hopefully through this music video├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥and, obviously, through Ashley’s career├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥she’s definitely making a difference. For us, we were happy to have her in the video, and that was the key thing. Maybe people will stop making a big deal about certain things like that. She’s awesome. She’s incredibly intelligent. She’s done amazing TED Talks, and anytime we get to hang with her and her husband, it’s a great time.”
1. On dealing with exes moving on in the spotlight:
“It kind of comes with what you do. I think you never get used to it. You get a little better at it when there’s rumors or you have to deal with random drama├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥[like] old exes that are dating somebody new. I try to just focus on the good stuff and not obsess over it. It’s not as bad as it used to be. On the Demi [Lovato] thing, I see she’s happy and I’m happy for her. I met Bomba. He’s a good guy.”
[Image via Gotham Magazine.]