Justin Timberlake is out with a video documentary set to his new single ‘Not A Bad Thing’, a track from the American pop singer’s fourth studio album ‘The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2’, out now on RCA Records. The Dennis Liu directed video features A parade of people try to put the power of love into words, with JT’s song serving as the soundtrack. Watch it via VEVO below.
Justin Timberlake is out with the music video for his latest single ‘TKO’, off the Memphis, Tennessee pop singer’s fourth studio album, ‘The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2’, out now on RCA Records. The video, directed by Ryan Reichenfeld, features Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough as Timberlake’s love interest. Watch it via YouTube below.
Justin Timberlake performed his new single ‘Take Back The Night’ live from Hoboken for Target. The former *NSYNC star is seen shaking hands with fans at the venue and proclaiming “I’ve got the best fans in the world” before singing the track. Watch it via YouTube below.
Pop artists are reacting on Twitter to news that James Gandolfini died Wednesday (June 19) of what appears to be a heart attack. ‘The Sopranos’ star was on vacation in Rome, Italy. Among the tweets regarding the sad news:
Justin Guarini (@justin_guarini): R.I.P James Gandolfini. You’ll always be the Cappo Di Tutti Capo to me.
Elliott Yamin (@elliottyamin): Wow!…is james gandolfini REALLY gone??
Skylar Grey (@SkylarGrey): No!!!! This is so sad… RIP James Gandolfini aka Tony Soprano.
Lance Bass (@LanceBass): So so so sad about James Gandolfini – 51 is way too young.
Antonella Barba (@AntonellaBarba): so sad to lose James Gandolfini at such a young age…what a legacy he left, though!
Kat DeLuna (@KatDeLuna): R.I.P. James Gandolfini. Famously played the Tony Soprano on “The Sopranos”
Ashley Parker Angel (@ParkerAngel): I’m so bummed to hear about James Gandolfini passing away. He was only 51 years old. Incredible actor. My heart goes out to his family. RIP
Pia Toscano (@PiaToscano): Very sad to hear of James Gandolfini’s passing… Gone way too soon..
Eva Simons (@evasimons): R.I.P James Gandolfini aka Tony Soprano
Toby Lightman (@TobyLightman): I am in shock about James Gandolfini.. Wow.. Tony Soprano RIP..
Tyler Hilton (@TylerHilton): Farewell, Mr. Gandolfini… http://instagram.com/p/aw2p5wvw8S/
LOLO (@lolomusic): Mr. Gandolfini you will be missed. Thanks for sharing your talent, you were a true #weaponforsaturday. Now let the #sopranos marathon begin.
Uh Huh Her (@UhHuhHerMusic): RIP James Gandolfini. What an amazing talent. Aye. :(
Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan): From Lindsay: “James Gandolfini was a dear friend and a great man. My heart goes out to his family. He will be greatly missed” – team lohan
Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul): I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of James Gandolfini. I can’t believe it. He’ll be sorely missed. My condolences to his family.
Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake): Really though… This James Gandolfini passing is so sad. My heart goes out to his family in this time. RIP #takentoosoon
Brian McFadden (@BrianMcFadden): I genuinely feel a sense of loss this morning after hearing about James Gandolfini. I never even met him. RIP.
Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton): RIP James Gandolfini. A brilliant actor. Too young to pass. My prayers go out to his family and friends.
Nerina Pallot (@ladychatterley): Oh no. I can’t process the news about James Gandolfini. I feel like I have lost a friend. Tony Soprano can’t be dead, he can’t be. That’s what an amazing actor Gandolfini was. He made a fictitious character live on and on and on. He made me care about a gangster.
Justin Timberlake’s opening skit on ‘Saturday Night Live’ featured the singer and actor doing a “tribute” of Venezuelan authoritarian Hugo Chavez, who died Tuesday (March 5), dressed as Elton John, mimicking Elton’s ‘Candle in the Wind’ song written for Marilyn Monroe and performed at Princess Diana’s funeral. Timberlake’s take would likely be considered softball by the standards of American conservatives or moderates, but to many in Venezuela, they turned to Twitter to blast the artist for disrespecting their fallen leader and the country’s flag, seen in the background of the skit. The angry messages sent via Twitter (@jtimberlake) include:
@luisragarcia: Be a men @jtimberlake, no time for pranks, Venezuela deserve respect! When one of your loved ones die, people will respect your grief. #Rude
@Impertinencias: @jtimberlake when you die you, well assured that I’m going to make fun of you clown
@GerdysDANZ: @jtimberlake trash, why do not you make fun of the millions of children who die by gunmen sick of your country?
@IngTato: @jtimberlake did you take a chance to know who Chávez is for Venezuelan people? Shame on you @jtimberlake and #SNL ! We deserve RESPECT!
@AngelaRosaDli: @jtimberlake I don’t speak English, I’m Venezuelan. You offend me today. We love Hugo Chavez and you laugh at him. Is disrespectful. You don’t know anything about Venezuelan people. Don’t laugh at Hugo Chávez. Now we hate you. Talk about Chávez with Sean Penn. You can’t make jokes about something you don’t know. I want respect for us (Venezuelan people) and Hugo Chávez
@AllanComandante: @jtimberlake You sucks man, I am not Chavez’s fan, but you don’t respect Venezuelan people with that thing. I repeat YOU SUCKS!
@RandoldMillan: So sad I got to see @jtimberlake making fun of my country. It’s not about Chávez, but the millions of people represented by the flag.
@jomigovi: You weak,fool,we love Hugo Chávez, we’re not killers like you @jtimberlake
@YrnehTua: @jtimberlake You have gone way too far making a joke out of Hugo Chávez death, respect the Venezuelan people… #A**hole!!!
@nataliaval7: My homeland Venezuela and Chavez is respected! IDIOT. That sucks! Respect! @jtimberlake
@CarlosPalacci: @jtimberlake my country IS NOT A TOY of you. I didn’t like Chávez neither. But I ask you for Respect for our death persons #SNL
@Tiby17: Did you thought “oh just the ignorant Chávez lovers will bother about this”? NO cause you are using the flag of a entire country!! @jtimberlake
But there was also some Venezuelan support for the skit and the singer. Among the positive Tweets sent Timberlake’s way:
@JOrdazAlf: @jtimberlake #SNL tribute song to Chavez’s death couldn´t be more true… awesome! A huge THANK YOU from Venezuela.
@aphek: @jtimberlake #SNL You made me laugh a lot, like the real funeral a total parody, as it was Chávez the monkey, now he leaves us a donkey!
@crisvillar: @jtimberlake gracias Justin :) for telling the truth about Chavez tonight #snl
@Rosaelena25: @jtimberlake your Hugo Chavez skit was awesome!! I am from Venezuela and love it.
@La_U: @jtimberlake I’m from Venezuela and I’ve always loved you!! Now with this Chavez parody I love you EVEN MORE!!
@mernoely: @jtimberlake you just earned my follow, love and respect for doing the Chavez SNL sketch tonight! ALL THE BEST FROM VENEZUELA!
According to Us Weekly, on/off couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are now engaged after the former *NSYNC star popped the question in the mountains of Jackson, Wyoming last month. “Justin knows how much she loves snowboarding and the mountains, so it was the perfect place,” a source told the mag. Timberlake has “never been happier” according to a source close to the 30-year-old. Read more.
Justin Timberlake has reportedly rebounded from his Jessica Biel breakup by hooking up with a woman from his past – actress Scarlett Johansson. The former *NSYNC star enjoyed some beers at a bar in New York called Kenmare on Tuesday before leaving the place ten minutes apart and headed to his apartment. Scarlett wasn’t seen again until 10 AM on Wednesday morning.
“They were very touchy feely and sat close to one another in a VIP booth along with a few other pals,” a source told The Sun. “They hardly looked at their mates when they went to dance because they were so into one another.”
Justin Timberlake opened up about ex girlfriends Jessica Biel and Britney Spears in an interview with Vanity Fair, as well as how celebrities gravitate towards other stars in relationships. “I wish her the best — that goes without saying. We haven’t spoken in 9 or 10 years,” the former *NSYNC star said about Spears. “We were two birds of the same feather-small-town kids, doing the same thing. But then you become adults, and the way you were as kids doesn’t make any sense. I won’t speak on her, but at least for me, I was a totally different person. I just don’t think we were normal; there was nothing normal about our existence. We spent way too much time being the biggest thing for teenyboppers.”
Justin Timberlake turned to Twitter after Dan Wheldon won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday (May 29), the car the former *NSYNC star’s clothing line William Rast had sponsored in the Indycar race. Timberlake told his followers (@jtimberlake):
What a Memorial Day weekend! The William Rast car just won the Indy 500!!!!
Congrats to Dan Wheldon, the WR racing team and everyone else who put in the hard work for this victory! Unreal!
Justin Timberlake was the host of ‘Saturday Night Live’ season finale over the weekend, with musical guest Lady Gaga. Timberlake started off with a monologue by singing his promise not to do any singing for the night. Both artists then starred in the Digital Short ‘3-Way (The Golden Rule)’ with Andy Samberg, where the song centered around the rule that says when there’s two guys and only one girl, “it’s not gay, when it’s in a three-way.” The former *NSYNC star then made a cameo in Herb Welch’s on the scene report. JT then helped entertain when a carnival ride broke down as a flirtatious robot. In a celebrity edition episode of ‘What’s That Name?’, Timberlake and Gaga had to name various people to win money for their charities, with Justin having trouble with a former bandmate. Justin continued the game show themed skits with ‘Secret Word’. Joining former ‘SNL’ cast member Jimmy Fallon, Justin reprised his role in ‘The Barry Gibb Talk Show’. In a web only skit, Timberlake spoofed his own foray into acting by playing Mozart plotting a similar move.
Lady Gaga’s musical performances included ‘Judas’ and ‘Born This Way’. Watch the skits via NBC.com below (Lady Gaga’s performances have since been removed).