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The Jonas Brothers are officially a thing of the past!

The Jonas Brothers are officially a thing of the past!
October 29, 2013 JEREMY FEIST

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Remember how the Jonas Brothers said they were on hiatus, which is a nice way of saying “we’re breaking up, but we need a nicer way to put it”? Well, apparently they found a nicer way to phrase it because they’ve officially parted ways. Via HuffPo

“It’s over for now,” Kevin Jonas told the tabloid. (Nick and Joe Jonas also made similar statements to People.) That announcement has been a long time coming for the Jonas Brothers. At the beginning of October, two days before the JoBros were planning to head out on a fall tour, People reported that all 19 of their concerts had been canceled. “There is a deep rift within the band,” Jesse Derris, a representative for the Jonas Brothers, told People. “There was a big a disagreement over their music direction.”

Well, this is probably why you shouldn’t turn your family into a business: Your family is supposed to be your family. The moment you start monetizing it as a novelty act because it’s easy money and little girls will pay out the ass for non-threateningly attractive white boys, you stop being a family and start being co-workers. Seriously, imagine going home every day to Carol from HR. The horrors …

Jeremy Feist is an (ahem) entertainer from Toronto, Canada. He writes, acts, and performs on stage, and has been a writer for Popbytes for almost three years now. He lives in Toronto with his boyfriend, his incredibly dumb but cute puppy, and his immortal cat.