He also may or may not be super shady, depending on which tabloid you actually want to believe. From wardrobe malfunctions to awkward song titles, here are all the times JT has been out of sync with the public. He dissed football at a Super Bowl press conference Open mouth; insert foot. When asked if his son, Silas, would ever play football someday, Timberlake replied, "Uh, he will never play football. He seemed to realize his error and attempt to back-pedal from the remark, telling press, "I mean, yeah, it's kind of like that thing where my main objective is that he become a great person, and if he wants to get into the arts or sports, then yeah, I would fully support that.
I think I can hopefully offer him some advice on what to do and what not to do, so yeah, but right now we're working on our manners. That's a big deal in our house right now. It's like, one thing at a time. There may be a bit of beef backstory to that stunt. Reports claimed that Timberlake wanted to use a hologram of the late star in his show, but faced backlash from Prince's fans and friends.
Longtime pal Sheila E. The two pieces of footage that appeared on the screens were licensed from the Purple Rain movie and a vintage performance in Syracuse, NY. That's why he had that sheet up like in your mama's backyard. Still, rumors of infidelity continued to plague their relationship. All's well that end's well? About that alleged wedding video Getty Images Timberlake and Biel's relationship continued to make awkward headlines even after they tied the knot. In October , a video allegedly shown at the couple's nuptials in Italy hit the internet.
As one might expect, the video prompted a massive backlash online. Timberlake was forced to kind-of-sort-of apologize for the clip's contents on his website. Calling the video "silly" and "unsavory," Timberlake insisted he had "no knowledge" of the video's existence and "had absolutely ZERO contribution to it. But, I don't believe it was made to be insensitive.
More so, I think it was made as a joke on me not having that many friends attending my own wedding which IS kind of funny if you think about it. He continued, "Like many silly rumors that I have been made aware of about the week: It was NOT shown at my wedding.
I think we can all agree that it was distasteful, even though that was not its intention. To which we add: He sold out Britney Spears to the press Getty Images Britney Spears and Timberlake dated when they were at their teen pop peaks, but their breakup was ugly.
For her part, Spears was not happy with Timberlake kissing and telling. And I thought he was the one. But I was wrong. I didn't think he was gonna go on Barbara Walters and sell me out.
When he dropped his "Cry Me a River" video in , he cast a Spears-lookalike who wore an outfit nearly identical to one the songstress wore on a red carpet with Timberlake by her side.
Oh, and get this: If you think any of that is a coincidence, we have some magic beans to sell you. He avoided blame for 'Nipplegate' Getty Images It was the boob that shook the world: Their halftime show was obviously going to be a sexy one—with these two, there's really no other choice—but things got way out of hand. During the final line of Timberlake's hit "Rock Your Body," he really did have her a little "naked by the end of this song.
Despite multiple apologies, Jackson took the brunt of the blame. To this day, one could argue that her career never recovered. Timberlake, meanwhile, received little to no backlash at all. The more you realize that we are the same, the more we can have a conversation.
I responded to a specific tweet that wasn't meant to be a general response. I shouldn't have responded anyway…," he tweeted, adding: I apologize to anyone that felt I was out of turn.
He's been accused of ripping off songs Getty Images wasn't exactly a great year overall for Justin Timberlake. The singer was accused in three separate lawsuits of ripping off songs.
The following month, per Page Six , Timberlake and will. Messing with Cirque du Soleil? When asked if he'd consider holding a residency of his own in Sin City someday, Timberlake said, "I mean I wouldn't rule it out if it was something that was different.
I definitely don't … you know … [laughs] … it feels like … you're planning your retirement. You know what I mean? So for some reason that feels like scary to me. Amid reports that the foundation was threatening legal action , Timberlake released a statement in which he essentially played dumb. As I've learned more about The Take Back the Night Foundation, I'm moved by its efforts to stop violence against women… It is my hope that this coincidence will bring more awareness to this cause.
For one thing, he didn't invite the other four guys to his nuptials, which, despite Lance Bass' very rational reason , is kinda crummy. It started as a fun snowball fight that was becoming an avalanche. And, also, I was growing out of it. I felt like I had other music I wanted to make and that I needed to follow my heart.