From Nick Jonas' mouth to our ears, here is the story of his unfortunate red carpet faux pas.

"I've never told this story, for good reason probably," he told Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon Monday night. 

Rewind to the summer of 2014. The 23-year-old "Close" singer got a little too close to a seriously awkward situation after accepting a weed lollipop from one of his friend's wives during a night out celebrating his new music. "I was like, 'Yeah, sure, why not? I never do this—never happens," he admitted. "Enjoyed the night. Felt great. Went to bed feeling fine. Woke up the next day...everything's in slow motion."

Unlike any ordinary guy after a night of partying, Jonas couldn't spend the rest of his day on the couch because he was expected to present at the Young Hollywood Awards. So, he tried to sleep off the feeling and then refresh with a shower. "I'm hearing these voices [in the shower]. It's horrible, so I call down to my girlfriend who's in the kitchen. 'Babe, I need some bread, I need some coffee. Something!'"

Nick Jonas, Young Hollywood Awards

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On his way to the red carpet, Jonas ran into another potential problem. 

"Out of nowhere, I get a NARB," Jonas continued before Fallon chimed in with some confusion. "A NARB is a no apparent reason boner."

As the red carpet photos prove, the singer was forced to walk around the entire time with his hands crossed over his crotch. 

When it came time for Nick to finally get up on stage, he wasn't as much of a wordsmith as he had expected in his head. Of course, Fallon queued the tape.

After fellow actor Ansel Elgort picked up the mic off the ground to give his acceptance speech, Jonas tried to make a joke about his height. However, the joke was on him as he failed to deliver any kind of punchline and spoke in a strange staccato. 

"I walked off stage, I looked at my manager, I was like, 'Do you think anybody knew?'" 

Well, we all do now!

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