Nick Jonas Says Dating Musicians Is Complicated -- 'Especially When They Think Highly of Themselves'

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Miley Cyrus and Nick Jonas of Jonas Brothers perform at New Cowboys Stadium on June 20, 2009 in Dallas, Texas.  

Nick Jonas gets personal in the May issue of ELLEdelving into such diverse topics as losing his virginity, his exes, and having sex to his own music.

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"Dating other musicians can be complicated at times," Jonas told the magazine. "Especially when they think highly of themselves," he added, throwing some not-so-subtle shade at his famous exes Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez. About life after the Jonas Brothers' infamous purity rings, he said "I’m a man in all ways, and I’m comfortable with that. It’s freeing now to be transparent."

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Jonas was remarkably candid about the purity rings -- when asked about the South Park episode devoted to them, he said, "There was so much attention on my sex life at 15. It was uncomfortable. If you were talking about a 15-year-old’s sex life or a 17-year-old’s in any other context it would be totally obscene. I wasn’t able to enjoy [the episode] when it came out." But now? "I think it’s hilarious."

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Now, he's completely open about his bedroom activities -- when asked about losing his virginity, he said, "I think I would change the song. I don’t want to say what song it was, but it was depressing. My iPod was on shuffle. It was a bad draw." His own music, by contrast has "a good tempo for sex."

"I do think about how many people have had sex to my music," Jonas said. "And how many babies have been made to 'Jealous.'"

Read the full interview at ELLE