Colin Paterson of the Guardian is sharing his thoughts on the solo projects of *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake and Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter. Paterson said, “The boys have abandoned pop and are aching to let everyone know the Lou Pearlman days are behind them. Nick Carter has obviously studied past form. He may have ditched the other four Backstreet Boys, but this solo venture features just as many chins. Like Freedom-period Robbie, Nick is showing his independence by piling on the pounds.” As for his *NSYNC counterpart, “Justin Timberlake is predominantly relying on the Neptunes, who originally wrote these songs for Michael Jackson. He was not interested.” The full story at theguardian.com has since been removed.
Justin Timberlake On Hot 30
October 4, 2002 – Justin recently chatted with Jackie O of Hot 30 in Australia. Justin talked about the new album ‘Justified’ which Jackie said was great, performing ‘Like I Love You’ at the MTV Video Music Awards, he says he prefers being on his own right now to being with a group, but he thinks *NSYNC will make another album. Justin admitted that he hasn’t played any of the album to JC Chasez (should something be read into that?), but he has to Chris and Joey — and not Lance since he’s in Russia. Justin says if he had to kill one celebrity, he’d kill Howard Stern. Audio has since been removed.