The Jonas Brothers agree that their notorious purity rings have been a 'unhealthy concept' in hindsight

  • On “Watch What Occurs Reside,” Andy Cohen requested the Jonas Brothers about their purity rings.
  • Early of their profession, the band was closely mocked as a result of they wore the symbolic rings.
  • The Jonas Brothers agreed they have been too younger to make the vow to put on them at the moment.

The Jonas Brothers mentioned that their determination to put on purity rings was a “unhealthy concept” in hindsight.

Throughout their early years as a band, the brothers famously wore rings that symbolized their abstinence from intercourse earlier than marriage. Nevertheless, all of them removed the rings as they acquired older.

Throughout Sunday’s episode of “Watch What Occurs Reside,” Nick, Joe, and Kevin all agreed that the rings have been a nasty concept throughout a sport with host Andy Cohen.

“Effectively, in concept, they don’t seem to be a nasty concept,” Nick mentioned when requested in regards to the rings. “However you must know what you are signing up for earlier than you join that.”

Joe then added: “While you’re 12 versus whenever you’re like 16, it is a very large distinction.”

Throughout an look on “The Late Late Present With James Corden” in 2019, the Jonas Brothers defined that they started sporting the purity rings after they have been 12 as a result of they grew up in a church and their dad was a pastor.

In addition they mentioned that they solely determined to speak in regards to the rings after a reporter advised them he was going to say they have been a part of a cult.

“The following factor you recognize, it was ‘the Jonas Brothers and their purity rings,’” Joe mentioned. “We determined at one level, ‘Look, this isn’t who we’re. We do not should be sporting this anymore. That is annoying. Individuals are making enjoyable of it anyway. We are able to make enjoyable of it ourselves.’”

Joe additionally mentioned of their 2019 documentary “Chasing Happiness” that the criticism in regards to the rings made them cease sporting them.

Nick advised Elle in 2015 that the media’s obsession with the rings, whereas he was nonetheless a youngster, made him “uncomfortable.”

“There was a lot consideration on my intercourse life at 15. It was uncomfortable,” he mentioned. “In case you have been speaking a few 15-year-old’s intercourse life or a 17-year-old’s in some other context it might be completely obscene.”