Car full of Jonas Brothers surprises Cleveland dog walking fan
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Margo Trumpower was walking her dog Sonny on Sunday in her Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood, wearing a 15-year-old Jonas Brothers t-shirt, when a car pulled up next to her.
“Nice shirt,” Nick Jonas said through the open window, while his two brothers, Kevin and Joe Jonas, looked out the back window.
The moment was captured in a video that Nick filmed and later posted to his Instagram and TikTok profiles, where it went viral. (The video has been viewed more than five million times between the two platforms.)
Trumpower also posted a selfie she took with the brothers, wearing her t-shirt, on Instagram. He has been loved nearly 20,000 times.
In Nick’s video, Trumpower walks up to the car for a selfie, saying, “Oh my god.” She fumbles around with her phone a bit, as she calls Sonny, trying to lure the puppy over to the car. Nick says, “Your dog is very cute. Hi Sonny.
Trumpower said she regularly takes out her Jonas Brothers shirt with the sleeves cut off. She said she got the shirt at a Jonas Brothers concert as a kid in the late 2000s – her very first show.
“I wear this shirt all the time,” Trumpower said. “I literally just walked around. I didn’t have any makeup on, my hair wasn’t styled. If I saw them at a show or if I was in LA and ran into them again, they wouldn’t even recognize me.
The Jonas Brothers were in town Sunday to perform at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, as part of the pre-recorded show “Macy’s Fourth of July Spectacular”. Nick Jonas also stars in a television special “Jersey Boys”, which is filmed in Cleveland, according to a Today Show interview with Frankie Valli.
While the Jonas Brothers were Trumpower’s first gig, she’s no stranger to the gig industry these days. Trumpower currently works in musical artist management, touring and VIP management, and has partnered with artists and regional venues like the Beachland Ballroom to book shows.
She said she worked with celebrities like Post Malone, Aly & AJ, SZA and Jhené Aiko – but meeting Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas was a different feeling.
“Seeing the Jonas Brothers and being caught off guard like that was a whole new world for me,” she said. “It was crazy.”
Trumpower’s main focus is on managing VIPs, arranging meet-ups for artists at their concerts. She said she was planning to move to Los Angeles in the next few months to work there with a few musicians and that she dreamed of working with the Jonas Brothers one day.
“These dating people that I work with, they’re actually ready to meet celebrities. They are in tears and their whole world is changing, ”Trumpower said. “The fact that the Jonas Brothers surprised me in this state of mind yesterday is so strange, but that’s what I want to do. I want to be a tour manager on the road. This is the end goal for me.
She added: “I kind of hope they see that I actually work in the music industry – and that they might need a VIP representative.”
So far, Trumpower has said his mind is blown away by the brief exchange.
“It’s so crazy for me. Not only was Nick who posted it, and not me, but it has a video and a photo, and Joe was recording too, ”she said. “It’s so weird to me that they have me and Sonny on their phones, on their film right now.”
After their exchange with Trumpower, the Jonas Brothers then put on a show at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. See the photos of the concert.
The group will also be returning to northeast Ohio for a concert at the Blossom Music Center in September, as part of their “Remember This” tour.
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