Joe is the new Demi! Joe Jonas told Ryan Seacrest he will judge ‘The Next: Fame Is At Your Doorstep.’ On One Direction keeping there relationships secret: ‘I think they definitely want people to think they’re single. I mean, I’ve been through it you know, and I get it and I understand that it’s important.
You can always tell if they do have a girlfriend or if they don’t. If they’re like, ‘Oh, I’d rather not talk about it..’ Or they’re like, ‘I like to keep my personal life to myself,’ it’s like, ‘Buddy, your personal life is all over everywhere, what are you talking about?’’
On Demi Lovato’s X-Factor job: I think she’s going to be great. I’m so happy for her, we spoke about it and she is in such a good place right now and I know that she is going to be able to really influence a lot of people out there, not only people that have gone through a tough time, it’s a great thing for her.’
The Next: Fame Is At Your Doorstep is set to premiere on the CW in August, is a singing competition produced by Dave Broome and Queen Latifah, featuring judges Joe Jonas, Gloria Estefan, John Rich and Nelly as they move in with contestants for 72 hours for the ultimate mentoring experience.
‘The series is a music talent show, I’m really excited about it.. I’m going to be moving in with someone. The judges will be going to different cities in the states. There will be four people auditioning in each city and these artists are going to be either people that had a chance in the past, maybe they possibly got dropped from a record label. Also there will be people that are local stars or local celebrities.’
Where will Joe be staying? ‘I’m going to be living with them for 72 hours, I’m going to be spending time with their families, learning about them, say they flip burgers, I’m going to be flipping burgers with them, just so that its really hands-on so that I can really get to know this artist so that we can work together for this audition. It’s going to be a lot of fun I am really looking forward to it.’