Contact Us

‘Burnin’ Up’ Pop-Up Video Reveals Secrets Behind the Jonas Brothers Clip

JoBros
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Come on, you know that the Jonas Brothers‘ star-studded video for ‘Burnin’ Up’ is one of your favorite guilty pleasures. Stop drinking the haterade and admit it. We are! VH1 has resurrected its ‘Pop-Up Video’ show and reveals at least 100 factoids about the Jo Bros and their ‘Burnin’ Up’ video.

What did we learn that stuck with us, since there were so many facts flashing on screen and of small signifigance? Well, in the James Bond-themed scenes, the Jo Bros hired a real Bond Villain. That’s Robert Davi of ‘License to Kill,’ which came out in 1989, the year of Joe Jonas‘ birth!

Stuntmen were used for the clip and Selena Gomez has the briefest of cameos, since she was Nick Jonas’ lady love at the time! Yes, Gomez had a romantic life, pre-Bieber! It’s hard to imagine her with anyone but The Biebs, but it’s true.

Also, the higher ups at the Bros’ label at Disney requested a lifeguard on site for the pool scenes, since you can never be too cautious with your cash Jo Bros, er, cash cows.

The trio also wanted actor Jamie Foxx to appear in the video and Disney gave the “okay,” but Foxx doesn’t appear. Instead, Danny Trejo does. The boys’ bodyguard Big Rob also raps in the video, as well. Disney certainly had plenty of say about the video’s content and well, they’re allowed. They bankrolled the thing and needed to keep the boys safe.

While the Jo Bros as an entity are on hiatus, remember, Joe Jonas’ ‘Fastlife’ is out now.

If you want more video factoids, watch the exhumed ‘Pop Up Video’ on Wednesdays at noon on VH1.

Watch Pop-Up Video of Jonas Brothers’ ‘Burnin’ Up’

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://popcrush.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Popcrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Popcrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!