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Arts and Entertainment

Jonas Brothers Officially Announce Break Up

Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, and Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers attend the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on September 5, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz)
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The Jonas Brothers have decided to call it quits and tween fans will be sobbing across the country today. After an abrupt cancellation of their tour, the family band has come out today saying that "it's over for now," according to People.

We've seen the pop rock band that got their start on the Disney Channel back in 2005 grow up into full-fledged adults (now with facial hair!) for nearly a decade in the limelight. The Grammy-nominated artists hailing from Wyckoff, New Jersey, had a number of Disney shows and even Kevin Jonas, 25, garnered his own E! Network reality series with his wife, Danielle, in Married to Jonas.

There were signs of strife within the band as the Jonas Brothers cancelled their North American tour this month that would have started on Oct. 11. Jesse Derris, their spokesman cited "a deep rift within the band" as the reason for the cancellation, according to Radar Online

In addition, the brothers took down their band's Twitter page earlier this month, but kept their individual accounts, according to New York Daily News. Nick Jonas, 21, expressed his concerns for the band with his brothers on Oct. 3. "I was feeling kind of trapped," Nick Jonas, 21, told People. "I needed to share my heart with my brothers."

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