Frank Iero Makes Fun Of Joe Jonas’s My Chem Rumour In Instagram Video
Remember last June when Joe Jonas – of all people – leaked the news that My Chemical Romance might be getting back together? The Jonas Brother was doing a radio interview when one of the show’s hosts brought up My Chem. To which Joe Jonas replied: “I’ve got some dirt. My Chemical Romance apparently were rehearsing next to us in New York recently, which I thought they broke up, so I don’t know.”
Well, Frank Iero has addressed that rumour in an Instagram story posted by Future Violents (and Thursday) drummer Tucker Rule. In it, Frank recreates/makes fun of what (and how) Joe Jonas said in the interview. Not only does he mirror the delivery of the 29-year-old pop star, but he’s also wearing fake eyebrows.
“Hey, got a little dirt for ya, a little scoopy poop,” says Frank in his best Joe Jonas impression. “Apparently the Ramones are playing down the hall from us in Moscow. Thought those guys were supposed to be dead or something. I don’t know what that’s about.”
Watch the video below:
What Joe Jonas actually saw — or thought he saw — remains a mystery, it’s probably not what he thinks it is. After all, Frank has been incredibly busy with The Future Violents — who recently released the album Barriers and who will be a guest on Kerrang!’s In Conversation With… series in New York very soon – and Gerard Way also released a few solo tracks towards the end of 2018.
Frank also said that the MCR guys get together once a year for a barbecue to discuss band business, and Ray Toro, My Chem’s lead guitarist, worked with both Frank and Gerard on separate projects over the last year.
So while it all seems pretty unlikely, you never know. And with this latest video, it could be said that Frank is protesting just a little bit too much. Hmmmm…
In the meantime, you can catch Frank Iero And The Future Violents on tour in the U.S. in July and in the UK with Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring Mothers in August. The list of dates is below:
23 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
24 Seattle, WA The Crocodile
26 Boise ID Knitting Factory
27 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court
29 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
30 Santa Fe, NM Meow Wolf
AUGUST (U.S. dates)
1 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
2 Austin, TX Barracuda
3 San Atonio, TX Paper Tiger
5 Tucson, AZ 191 Toole
6 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom
7 San Diego, CA House of Blues
9 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction
10 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
AUGUST (UK dates)
26 Glasgow, St Luke’s
27 Edinburgh, The Liquid Room
28 Manchester, Manchester Academy
29 London, Scala
30 Bristol, O2 Academy
31 Birmingham, O2 Institute
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