Everything is now burning up for the Jonas Brothers, and we couldn’t be happier!
After forming a band together for the first time in a decade and perhaps having one of the best musical comebacks of 2019, Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas took the stage at the Teen Choice Awards in Hermosa Beach, California on Sunday. prestigious decade to accept Award.
After Jumanji star Jack Black presented the infamous Teen Choice surfboard to the JoBros, the “cool” singers gave a sincere acceptance speech about bullying and how they turned adversity into strength.
Kevin Jonas kicked things off, told a story about how he was bullied and offended names because he had frosted tips in his hair. However, when he tried his first acting appearance in a TV commercial, he got the role because of his hair.
“They hired me because they liked my lackluster tips,” Kevin shared. “The same hairstyle that called me piss head is what started my own career, and it is also the reason that I am on this stage and receive this prize today.”
Nick started talking about bullying that he got as a child. Only for Nick, the people who insisted on his self-esteem were not other children, but the teachers. When he discovered his love for performance, he managed to be cast in some Broadway shows as a child, but Nick said his teachers “felt it was their job to hold me in place by picking me out and choosing a give a little harder treatment than everyone else. “
He remembered how on his birthday, a year when he was little, he was very excited to celebrate his big day. But that ultimately earned him a reprimand.
“My teachers yelled at me:” Stop focusing on yourself. ” And I already had enough self-doubt, I didn’t need to hear how little I really was, “Nick shared. “But if I had stopped what I was doing at the time … I wouldn’t be here today to receive this prize.”
“The reason we tell you these stories is the first prize we’ve ever won is a Teen Choice Award,” Kevin added. “I think the most important thing for all of us is that we share with you that the things that you feel you have been selected about, that you are bullied about, that you determine in your teens, can become the thing that makes you special. is your gift. It is your strength. “
“Embrace those things,” Joe added as they all waved to their screaming fans as the show ended.
Before they were awarded the prize, the Jonas Brothers appeared in a pre-formed package in which they looked back at their previous Teen Choice Awards, enjoying some of their previous experiences and awkward early moments on stage.
Between 2008 and 2010, the Jonas Brothers took a total of 15 Teen Choice Awards home. This year alone they are nominated in five categories, including Choice Music Group, Choice Summer Group and Choice Pop Song for ‘Sucker’.
The Jonas Brothers’ Happiness Begins tour is also underway. They will tour the United States and Europe until March 8. ET’s Kevin Frazier spoke exclusively Wednesday behind the scenes with Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas during their first tour stop in Miami, Florida, where they talked about their wives and children who went on tour with them.
“They’re all here tonight, so that should be good, and our parents are in town,” Nick adds, referring to all three of the brothers’ wives – including Kevin’s wife Danielle – who have the J sisters themselves called. . “” [Our brother] Frankie is in town. We have the extended family. It is an army. “