Looks like Darren Criss has found himself a real-life Kurt Hummel in…Joe Jonas?
Photos of Darren Criss and Joe Jonas holding hands on different occasions have been circulating around the Internet since last week. Some of the photos were even bedazzled with cute little hearts. So, are the two (boy) singers dating? Well, don’t start waving your rainbow flags yet…
The photos were Photoshopped. You heard that right. The photos were apparently faked by someone who, judging by the quality of the scandalous photos, must have some serious Photoshopping skills. Not that it’s wrong for two men to hold hands, but that the rumors are simply baseless because Jonas and Criss happen to be both straight.
Just in case there’s any doubt about the photos’ fakeness, a group of photo professionals found the original photos used to make the fake ones. One of the photos was one of Jonas with his then-girlfriend, Ashley Green. In the Photoshopped version, Green was cropped out and replaced with Criss.
When Darren first got the role of Blaine, a gay teen on Glee, he also responded to rumors that he, too, is gay. He said:
“I define myself as a straight male.”
Jonas also told a magazine once that he doesn’t think there’s anything wrong with being gay, but, “I’m not.”
Perhaps this rumor can be Joe’s gate into Glee land.