Borderlands 2. Why cant i join my friends game?! PS3 (Cant Connect to Host)

me and him want to play, im trying to help him with a level but i can't join his game. hes and my options are both were friends can just join without an invite. but every time i try to join it says cant connect to host. Every time. he tried to join me, same thing, Cant connect to host. Please help!!!! (Ive been online with random people 2 times.) its on PS3, is it messed up and i cant join because im a level 30 and hes only 26?... PLEASE HELP!

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