The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


August 24, 2012

He’s with the band, sort of

Selinsgrove native will ‘pop up’ on TV episodes

SELINSGROVE — A 2000 Selinsgrove Area High graduate will appear on “Married to Jonas,” a new reality show featuring Kevin Jonas, who with his brothers Nick and Joe are part of the pop music band The Jonas Brothers.

Brian Gonsar, who played on Selinsgrove High’s basketball, soccer and tennis teams, married Dina Deleasa, sister of Danielle Deleasa, who married Kevin Jonas.

Gonsar says he will make sporadic appearances on the 10-episode show, which airs at 10 p.m. on E! on Sundays.

“My wife and I will both be involved in the show because we are a part of the family and are very close with Kevin and Danielle,” Gonsar said. “My wife will appear much more than I will because they like to show the relationship between sisters. I travel a lot with my work and am not around as much, but you will see me pop up in a few episodes.”

After graduating from Selinsgrove High, Gonsar attended Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, where he majored in electronic film and video. Gonsar, 30, is a vice president and executive producer at a New York City advertising agency, where he creates television commercials, such as those for Bank of America, General Electric and Mountain Dew.

The “Married to Jonas” show, however, is being produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions.

On “Married to Jonas,” Kevin, 24, jokes about sex and squabbles with Danielle. The show isn’t about the Jonas brother who wore a purity ring and seemed too good to be true. This time, he seems more relatable.

For more details, see Saturday’s edition of The Daily Item.

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