Nick Jonas last week said his former
boy band Jonas Brothers could have done more to acknowledge gay fans.
Jonas recently appeared at a number of
gay clubs in New York to promote his new single Jealous.
The actor-singer also recently hinted
that his character in the upcoming DirecTV series Kingdom
could be gay or bisexual.
Jonas told Watch What Happens Live
host Andy Cohen that he has several sex scenes in Kingdom,
which revolves around a gym for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competitors
in Venice Beach.
character might be gay.)
On Friday, NewNowNext.com
quoted Jonas as saying that Jonas Brothers should have worked harder
to reach its gay fan base.
“I grew up doing theater here in New
York, surrounded by [the gay community] and loving it at a young
age,” he said. “When my brothers and I started touring and had
some success, naturally they became a pretty big part of our
following. I don't know that we ever did enough to really own that.”
“I really want to make an effort to
embrace the community with open arms,” he added.