On TV: Joey Fatone, Corbin Bleu, Lindsay Lohan

Pop acts on television this week include former *NSYNC star Joey Fatone, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Monday; Corbin Bleu, who performs on ‘Good Morning America’ on Tuesday and visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Wednesday; the next Pussycat Doll winner Asia, who visits ‘TRL’ on Wednesday; Lindsay Lohan, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Wednesday; Ben Kweller, who performs on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Wednesday; Hilary Duff, who visits ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ on Thursday; and Tori Amos, who performs on ‘The Late Show’ on Thursday and ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Friday.

Joey Fatone & JC Chasez At Area

Former *NSYNC stars Joey Fatone and JC Chasez were spotted partying at the Hollywood hotspot Area on Saturday night (April 21). Fatone was seen embracing Maksim Chmerkovskiy and talking ‘Dancing with the Stars’ as paparazzi hovered around them. Check out video from TMZ below the cut. (more…)

Joey Fatone Defends His ‘Juicy’ Butt

Former *NSYNC star Joey Fatone is defending his extra pounds, most notably in his rear end, despite criticism from judges on ‘Dancing With The Stars’. “It’s big. It’s a little juicy. There’s nothing wrong with it,” the 30-year-old explained to People. Read more.

Joey Fatone’s ‘Dancing’ Weight Loss Secrets

Joey Fatone tells ‘Access Hollywood’ the work involved with being on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and being on the Nutri-System program have helped him drop 20 pounds. The former *NSYNC star has to now say “no” to seconds and “yes” to smaller portions. “Yeah it’s small,” Joey says after showing ‘Access’ one of his meals. “I’d love to get more of it.”

Joey Fatone’s Star Wars Dance

Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Tuesday night, “Last night, I don’t know if you saw it, but last night during ‘Dancing With The Stars’, Joey Fatone from *NSYNC danced to the theme from ‘Star Wars’. It’s true. Yeah. Fatone did this just to prove that there is something more embarrassing than being in *NSYNC.”

Joey Fatone Was First *NSYNC’er To Know Lance Bass Was Gay

MTV News has more details on Lance Bass’ People magazine cover story, where the former *NSYNC star revealed that he is gay. Joey Fatone was Lance’s first bandmate he told about being gay, after Fatone walked in on Bass with a male date at his house in Orlando, Florida.

Fatone’s response at the time? “Dude, I don’t care,” Bass recalled him saying. Chris Kirkpatrick found out last summer and JC Chasez three months ago. “Very few people have the guts to come up to you and say, ‘Hey, are you gay?'” Bass said. “I’m pretty sure they all knew and they probably all talked to each other, but they had the respect to let me tell them. I haven’t had the conversation with Justin [Timberlake] yet. I know he knows, but I’ve never really sat him down and said it. I will be calling him.”

Lance Bass Gets Support From Former Bandmates

July 26, 2006 – Lance Bass’ former *NSYNC bandmates Justin Timberlake and JC Chasez have responded to his revelation that he’s gay. “Lance is one of my great friends,” Timberlake said. “I support him and wish him all the happiness in the world.” JC told ‘The Insider’: “I’ve known Lance for more than 10 years. We have been through so much together. He is family and I support him unconditionally.”

Lance Bass ‘Liberated’ After Revealing He’s Gay

July 26, 2006 – People magazine’s Julie Dam spoke with ‘Extra’ about why former *NSYNC star Lance Bass is revealing that he’s gay in the magazine’s new issue. “Because all the rumors were starting to affect her personal life, his daily life,” she said. “So he wanted to set the record straight, and he wanted to do it on his terms.” She added, “He’s never felt so liberated in his entire life.”

If Lance Bass Can Admit To Being Gay, Why Can’t A Pro Athlete?

July 26, 2006 – William K. Wolfrum of TravelGolf.com weighed in on the news that former *NSYNC star Lance Bass announced he is gay. “So if someone like Bass can take the plunge, will there come a day when an active male professional athlete admits to homosexuality,” he asked. “Do we all seriously believe that there are no male homosexual golfers on the PGA or European Tours?”

Wolfrum added, “Hiding and lying for the sake of others is no way for anyone to live. Not if you’re a pop star, or even a golfer.”

Lance Bass: I’m Gay

Former *NSYNC star Lance Bass tells People magazine he is, as many have long speculated, gay. “I knew that I was in this popular band and I had four other guys’ careers in my hand, and I knew that if I ever acted on it or even said (that I was gay), it would overpower everything,” says Bass, referring to bandmates Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez and Justin Timberlake. “I didn’t know: Could that be the end of *NSYNC? So I had that weight on me of like, ‘Wow, if I ever let anyone know, it’s bad.’ So I just never did.”

‘Superman Returns’ Premiere

Former *NSYNC star and Superman mega-fan Joey Fatone was on hand for the ‘Superman Returns’ premiere at the Mann’s Village Theater in Westwood, California on Wednesday (June 21). Check out pictures from GettyImages.

Fatone’s Vegas Tip

The Las Vegas Review Journal reports Joey Fatone of *NSYNC was spotted leaving a $50 tip for his party of four Wednesday at Hash House A Go Go after the eatery kept its kitchen open.

Fatone Hosting Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant

*NSYNC star Joey Fatone will host the first Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant on August 20th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. A mix of teens, including honor students, debate champions, singers, dancers, cheerleaders, thespians, athletes, musicians and writers, will compete for the title, as well as $150,000 in scholarship assistance. Check out more details at MAOTeen.org.