Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC, and Willa Ford will host Miss Teen USA 2002 to be broadcast live on Wednesday (August 28) at 9pm ET/delayed PT on the CBS. In addition, this year’s competition will feature a live performance by Bow Wow.
Katrillion reports that the junior clothing line of *NSYNC star Chris Kirkpatrick has gone out of business. Efforts to reach Fuman Skeeto’s official website result in DNS errors.
Condolences go out to *NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick who lost his grandmother Frances C. Kirkpatrick, 84, of Fourth Avenue, Clarion on Monday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Grace Lutheran Church in Clarion. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Norm Clarke of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports *NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick was on hand at the Hard Rock Hotel’s Trashy Lingerie pajama party Saturday night. Chris hung out with hockey star Mike Modano of the Dallas Stars.
The Sun reports Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC has broken his wrist after falling over in a charity baseball match – and is now bored stiff. He moaned, “It has affected everything I love to do. No motorcycles, no golf and I don’t know what I’m going to do now I can’t play video games.”
Danielle, the former girlfriend of *NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick and head honcho at FuMan Skeeto told fans today that Chris’ pet dog Busta died today.
Colin Devenish of Rolling Stone spoke with Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC who’s signed on for a recurring vocal guest spot for the Nickelodeon cartoon ‘The Fairly OddParents’. Chris said of his new gig, “I think it’s a funny show. There’s so many cartoons that are out now that kind of talk down to kids, and make kids feel like, ‘This is a circle. This is my head. This is the body. This is me at school being a kid.’ Fairly OddParents is one of the cartoons they watch and just laugh at, because they’re not afraid to make those fart jokes and they’re not afraid to talk to the kids on their level and say, ‘This is funny. Of course you should laugh at this.'”
Ahead of their show in Des Moines, Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC spoke with Greg Chance and Blake. Chris said there probably won’t be any more releases off ‘Celebrity’ and that they’ll be working on a new album after the tour wraps up. He also described a go-cart race the guys in the band had earlier where he almost broke his toe. Chris says he has a small label he’s putting together right now to help other acts put their foot in the door. He talked about his clothing line that will have a men’s line launch in Australia in two months.
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Chris Kirkpatrick from *NSYNC was on 93.3 in San Diego this morning. He confirmed that Justin Timberlake is working on a solo album, Lance Bass is still going into space and that the band will take at least an 8 month hiatus.
*NSYNC Searches Large In January
March 11, 2002 – While *NSYNC remains the most searched for boy band on the internet on pay-per search engine Overture.com during the month of January, their once dominance of all of their male musical peers has eroded. Now stars like Lil’ Bow Wow, Ja Rule, and Linkin Park are enjoying more searches than the group. The term ‘n sync’ and the most common name variants received 294,724 searches for the month, while the group’s most searched for songs included their latest ones, ‘Girlfriend’ with 3,957 searches and ‘Gone’ with 2,123. Some of their detractor’s names like ‘NSUCK’ and ‘NSTINK’ also received some search interest.
Celebrity 2002 Tour ‘Interesting Listen For Everyone’
March 10, 2002 – Sarah Quelland of Metroactive.com spoke with the guys from *NSYNC, including JC Chasez who explained the “very raw show.” JC said, “We’ve gone out of our way to do different things to the music to change it up so it will be an interesting listen for everyone.”
Justin Timberlake Exuded Star Power At Wednesday’s Concert
March 8, 2002 – Chad Jones of the Oakland Tribune reviewed *NSYNC’s concert at the Oakland Arena on Wednesday and was impressed with the guy’s Beatles and Motown tributes. As for Justin Timberlake, he wrote, “He’s got the best voice, the sharpest moves and the most noticeable increase in crowd scream decibels. He’s destined for bigger, most likely solo, things. This was clear when he sang “Gone” pretty much by himself. But for the most part, he’s still a team player who frequently relinquishes his center spot – and spotlight – to his bandmates.”
*NSYNC Hit Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club
March 8, 2002 – Rob Morse of the San Francisco Chronicle reports three of the guys from *NSYNC (who were not named, but didn’t include Justin Timberlake) were spotted at Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club in North Beach on Tuesday night. The trio hung out in the club’s VIP room for 3 1/2 hours where they “got a little wild and sang to the waitresses in.” They also offered to buy a $1000 lapdance from a non-dancer, but she (assuming that the person was a she anyways) turned them down.
*NSYNC Tries To Keep Each Show Special
March 7, 2002 – Marian Liu of the San Jose Mercury News reported still more excerpts from *NSYNC’s recent telephone press conference as the group is in the area this week for shows in Northern California. While this early into the show stagnation wouldn’t be a problem, Chris Kirkpatrick says it never is for the group. “Some kids got their tickets three months before and every day mark on a calendar,” he said. “So with us doing a show every night, we can’t get stagnant. We can’t go, ‘Well, we just did one last night. Let’s go easy on this show tonight.'”
AP spoke with Tom Julian, trend analyst for Fallon Worldwide advertising agency for his thoughts after the fashion show held by *NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick for his FuManSkeeto clothing line. Julian said, “When you look at the logo, you don’t know it’s him and his name. That might be a conscious decision but to focus more on his face will help sell the line in the competitive zone of music and urban wear.”