The Voice coach wanted to clear the air about the extent of his injuries “in case I’m not as physically enthusiastic as I usually am,” he said, adding to fellow coach Blake Shelton: “Please don’t make me laugh too much, because it kind of hurts to laugh.”
Of course, Shelton didn’t even wait one second before cracking a joke: “You’re just trying to get sympathy votes on this show, that’s all you’re doing,” the country singer quipped.
“Yes, it’s a big elaborate plan!” Jonas said.
Jonas has a big week ahead of him, as he’s set to host the Billboard Music Awards for the very first time on Sunday, May 23, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC. The Weeknd leads all finalists with nods in 16 categories. See the full list of finalists here.