Earlier this month, Lovato made headlines after she decided to quit Twitter and Instagram following some not-so-nice comments haters left on her accounts. Bye Twitter,” she wrote, followed by a few more tweets for good measure.“But why do people actually give a f–k what I say??The idea of him playing a gruff, foulmouthed character on stage before thousands of spectators a night raised some eyebrows in his father’s congregation, which was staunchly conservative.(His parents have since left the church—his father initially resigned from the ministry to become Jonas’s manager.In the finale of the first season, Nate has sex with a man in an alley behind a gay bar.Jonas’s performance on the show was surprising—absorbing and complex. The actor-singer effectively launched his career at age 6, when he was in a salon with his mother and she prompted him to sing a ditty for the customers. They met at Bible college in Dallas, where together they ran a sign language ministry called Signs of Love.
The Jonas Brothers later gained popularity as a Christian band, though not an especially preachy one, playing bubblegum pop that appealed primarily to young girls. At the second hole, with another graceful flourish of his hand, he dismisses a pesky photographer who’s been buzzing around us. We arrive at the mini-golf counter at Pier 25, in the Tri Be Ca neighborhood of Manhattan, where a nice, old, suspiciously overdressed Russian man asks what color balls we’d like. They obey, retiring behind black sunglasses to pound things into their phones.“The funny thing is, back in the day it used to be the parents who would be really aggressive,” Jonas says.Mothers and daughters were known to jump into the back of the brothers’ tour van. ” I ask him after we meet and shake hands on New York’s West Side Highway, hoping to get the dish on some next-level hotel-room depravity — a dish that is, unfortunately, not on the menu. Jonas is an avid golfer back home in Los Angeles, where he shares a place with his brother Joe.