"Demi is one of my closest friends in the world so I'm here for her, and for both of them really." WATCH: Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama Break Up After Six Years Lovato, 23, and Valderrama, 36, announced their split in a joint statement posted to Instagram on June 3, writing, “After almost 6 loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship.This was an incredibly difficult decision for both of us, but we have realized more than anything that we are better as best friends." Jonas and Lovato are currently preparing to kick off their , which they will co-headline, and the "Chains" singer explained that it might be a good thing for his friend and tour-mate to have the distraction of a busy schedule."I've built an amazing friendship with Wilmer over the years and I have so much love for him," Nick told ET."Demi is one of my closest friends in the world so I'm here for her, and for both of them really."Nick says the breakup came at exactly the right time, considering that Demi is about to head off on tour on June 29."It's probably the best timing for everybody," he said.Joe Jonas says he and ex-girlfriend Demi Lovato are so close he considers her family.The 26-year-old DNCE frontman gushed about the 23-year-old singer in an interview with E! Jonas and Lovato are longtime friends who dated for a few months in 2010. We've known Demi for so many years," he said of himself and brothers Kevin and Nick Jonas. She's just incredible." "It's not always the case [to stay friends]," the star added. We've gone through so much together and we're really close now." Jonas and Lovato skyrocketed to fame after starring in Disney Channel's (2008) with Kevin and Nick Jonas."Sometimes you have to know when to fold the cards. The siblings were performing at the time as the Jonas Brothers and have since pursued solo careers, along with Lovato."We've seen each other go through tough times, good times, in and out of relationships," Jonas recently told Billboard. It feels like we were children, although I guess we were." "She is like a sister to both [Nick and me], and it's great to know we all have that support," he added.
"I've built an amazing friendship with Wilmer over the years and I have so much love for him," said Jonas.
"It's probably the best timing for everybody," Jonas explained.
WATCH: Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Get Super Candid About Their Sexual History on 'Carpool Karaoke' Opening up about the ] out and I'm having fun seeing the reaction to that," Jonas said.
and more may have put their Disney Channel days behind them as far as lives and careers go.
But Selena Gomez—answering questions nearly eight years later about dating Nick Jonas after he and Miley Cyrus broke up—just reminded us that the real drama and life lessons took place off-camera.