All a rumor needs to get going is for someone to overhear a remark and misunderstand it.
For instance, a few days ago someone in an interview with reporters, someone asked the three Jonas Brothers what was the weirdest gift they ever received from a fan?
Joe: "The craziest thing that we've ever been given is definitely that dead shark,"
Nick: "It wasn't a real big shark though. It was only a baby shark and they had even preserved it in this tube for us. That was odd. That's why we still have it somewhere."
Well that proximity of 'dead' and 'Nick' was all it took, apparently, to send Google Trends into the "explosive" mode. But no, Nick, like all the other undeads that have been rumored through the ages, is still alive.
However, the Jonas Brothers as an act, though not dead, have reached the place that you may see them playing apart more than together.
Despite recent denials and the self-denial of their fans, the Jonas Brothers may very well be on the verge of a friendly split-up.
"We're not angry with each other or anything like that. But each of us have our own ideas of what music we want to do and as long as we're together there is very little freedom of expression", Kevin told a reporter, Saturday, apparently expecting the news to get out.
"I'm a married man now and my wife and I want a family of our own in the near future. All three of us have to go our separate ways to a certain extent. I'd like to do it in the mood we're in now than after some misunderstanding."
"We're brothers first and performers second, but now our lives are splitting into our own separate worlds. After the past six years on the roller coaster ride, I think we need some time to do our individual stuff."
"So Nick is dead? You look like yourself, Nick!"
Nick: "I hope they bury me next to Paul McCartney. He's been dead since when, 1970?
So if there's a Jonas Brothers concert in your area , you might want to be sure to see it while you can.