Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday: “According to the ‘New York Post,’ Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake may have broken up. So now if Justin wants to see her naked, he’s just gonna have to buy her video like everybody else.”
Jive’s Publicity Flack Deny Britney & Justin Breakup
March 13, 2002 – The Toronto Star reports Sonia Muckle, VP of publicity at Jive Records is denying reports that Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake of *NSYNC have broken off their two year plus relationship. Muckle refused to say more. “We do not comment on her private life,” she said. Britney’s L.A. publicist, Lisa Kasteler, refused comment on the story.
Nelly Collaborates With Timberlake On ‘Nellyville’
March 13, 2002 – MTV News spoke with Nelly about a surprise collaboration on his new album, ‘Nellyville’, due out June 25. Nelly will be teaming up with Justin Timberlake of *NSYNC on a track as he explained, “He’s a cool dirty. Once I found out he was from Memphis, that sewed it up for me. I was like, ‘OK, I see you in a whole new light. You Memphis family.’ I meet up with [him] at different parties. It’s hard [to hang out] ’cause he’s crazy busy. I’m ripping and running as well. We ain’t really got a chance to sit down and kick it, but we always got that, ‘I’mma call, I’mma call. We’ll chill.'” Read more.