We were in an interview one day, and the guy asked about them and we said we didn't wanna talk about them, and he said, 'Well, I'm just gonna say you're in a cult,'" he explained. "The next thing you know, it was the Jonas Brothers and their purity rings… we decided at one point, look, this is not who we are… this is annoying, people are making fun of it anyway, we can make fun of it ourselves," Joe went on, before Kevin admitted to being the first one to take his ring off, before the band broke up in 2013.
And here's the catch," Joe explained. "When you're like 12 and you do that, because we grew up in a church and our dad was a pastor, so it kind of just came natural for everyone we grew up with to go through this, and get one, and say, 'I'm gonna wait for the right person. ' Some people would say, 'I'm gonna wait until marriage,'" he went on. "When you're about 15, 16, and start dating, and you go, 'Wait a minute.
They recalled how, as part of their clean-cut, sugar-coated image, each brother donned a purity ring, which indicates that the wearer is abstaining from sex until marriage. "I took pride in it, until I watched those interviews back years later and was like, I sound like a robot," Nick admitted during the episode. "Purity rings were to wait for the right person, when the time was right.
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Years later, the Jonas Brothers finally opened up about their purity ring phase. https://t.co/JkyfiFiswH— W magazine (@wmag) May 24, 2019