Sophie Turner roasts husband Joe Jonas over ‘lame’ purity ring

Joe, Kevin and Nick Jonas used to wear purity rings as a symbol to abstain from sex until marriage

Sam Moore
Wednesday 24 November 2021 07:14
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Sophie Turner roasted her husband Joe Jonas over the fact that he and his brothers used to wear purity rings.

The Jonas Brothers, as well as their family and friends, appeared in a new Netflix comedy special entitled Jonas Brothers Family Roast.

When it came time for Game of Thrones star Turner to take to the stage, she wasted no time in mocking the brothers and their purity rings, which they previously wore as a symbol to abstain from sex before marriage: “No, the rings weren’t a good idea.”

“Look, Joe wasn’t just sticking his fingers in some dumb metal rings. He was sticking his fingers in co-stars, actresses, and even a supermodel or two,” she quipped.

The actor, who married Jonas in 2019, also said: “Yes, as a gesture they’re laughably, toe-curlingly lame. But remember, this was about more than a gesture. This was about faith. This was about principle. This was about taking a stand and setting an example.”

Nick Jonas, who married actor Priyanka Chopra in 2018, has previously criticised the way the brothers’ sex lives was talked about: “It became a defining factor of who we were as a band, which was disappointing. I was just trying to navigate love, and romance, and what sex even meant to me, at a sensitive age.”

He added: “The question should have been: Is it appropriate for people to talk about a 16-year-old’s sex life? It’s absolutely not — and it wouldn’t necessarily fly today.”

Jonas Brothers Family Special started streaming on Netflix today (23 November).

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