Nick Jonas Speaks OUT about Sexuality, Gay Baiting Rumors, and New Music in OUT Magazine.
23 year-old Nick Jonas covers OUT magazine and has a message to share. It may be a few weeks before the singer’s highly anticipated album, Last Year Was Complicated, is released, but the singer and recent Calvin Klein model wants to get a few things off his chest. Jonas sits down with OUT magazine to discuss everything from rumors of gay-baiting fans to his process of writing songs and even the details of his breakup with Miss USA, Olivia Culpo.
Photographed by Doug English, Jonas also poses in a series of All-American images styled in casual Spring/Summer 2016 collection pieces from brands including, Hermes, Dior Hommes, and Louis Vuitton. Shot both on location and in studio, the star offers us a candid look into the life of Nick Jonas.
Keep scrolling below to read all the highlights from Nick Jonas’s OUT Magazine interview.
Nick Jonas on Jay Z naming his album Complicated:
“When I was working on this album, Jay Z asked me what it was about. I said it was about the past year of my life, and that the year was complicated. Jay Z said, That’s the name of your album: Complicated.”
Nick Jonas on playing a man struggling with sexuality on tv show, Kingdom
“It’s been a great character to play, one that I try to be respectful of and take myself out of. He’s on his own path.”
Nick Jonas on accusations of “gay-baiting” to attract fans
“Its not the majority, but a large handful have a negative opinion for whatever reason, he says. “And I think it’ss really quite sad.”
Nick Jonas on his breakup with former Miss USA Olivia Culpo
“With this one I made a real point to tell stories as honestly as I could, Jonas shares.” It became very clear what it was going to be about, after the breakup. I just dove in headfirst and wrote about all of it. I think it was the most meaningful relationship I’ve ever been in, and it was the longest.”
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