Dylan, who starred alongside his twin brother, Cole Sprouse, on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody between 2005-2008 and the spin-off The Suite Life on Deck from 2008-2011, continued to rant that rather than blaming this supposedly crooked system on his band's shortcomings, maybe the Jonas' lack of creativity comes down to the fact that they might not be good artists. He continued, "Nowadays artists just assume they have to do what they are told by their proprietors because there is a 'rigid structure to achievement.' It is nothing more than a scheme to rob you of your individuality and capitalize the gain they acquire from such treachery. If you believe this, not only are you incredibly foolish, but you are a BAD ARTIST. Individuality is modernity's most interesting trait regarding artwork and so so many talented individuals realize this."
Dylan and Cole in their Disney heyday
He went on: "You do not have to become something else to be successful. Not only is it not too late for them to redefine themselves now, it was never too late. What that article felt like was: 'Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, still shame on you.'"
Dylan isn't afraid to speak about his time with Disney and when he does, he hardly sugar-coats it. In an interview he did earlier this year he addressed his and Cole's reason behind leaving the company following the end of The Suite Life on Deck, hardly painting the company as a power whose best interest lies with their employees. His frankness on the subject kind of brings into question the validity of what Joe had to say in his Vulture article, or maybe Disney just valued the Jonas Brothers more than the Sprouse twins and therefore put more pressure on them to succeed? Who knows?
At least Joe finally got that facial hair he wanted so badly