Launch.com talked to *NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick about the group’s show at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. on Sunday where he revealed they will tone down their usual glitzy show, “I mean, we’re still going to have the great performance that we always do, but we’re going to take a lot of the flash away because it doesn’t make any sense for us to spend any extra money that we don’t have to spend without the bare essentials, so that all the money that gets earned goes to the right places, and to the right foundations.”
Lance Says *NSYNC 4ever!
October 18, 2001 – Lance Bass was recently quoted on his opinion of *NSYNC’s longevity saying, “We’ll be in ‘N Sync forever. We’re very close, and there are no signs of us slowing down. The Bee Gees, Rolling Stones and Bon Jovi are still going. Why not us? But there will definitely be less dancing.”
Leno Jokes About Jacko & NSYNC
October 18, 2001 – Jay Leno joked in his monologue Wednesday, “The Senate staff workers on Capitol Hill are now going to work wearing surgical masks and gloves. You know what that means? Michael Jackson was way ahead of his time.” Later Leno joked, “‘NSYNC will be in Washington this week at RFK stadium. In fact, they’re a five-point favorite over the Redskins. So you might want to go with NSYNC.”
Tom Hanks Loves *NSYNC
October 15, 2001 – Entertainment Weekly talked to On The Line producer Rich Hull who admits Oscar winning Tom Hanks was helped out in developing the film. Hull said, “Tom is a big ‘N Sync fan. The last time Lance and Joey were in town I think they had dinner at Tom and Rita’s.”
*NSYNC To Perform Free Show
October 8, 2001 – The Miami Herald reports *NSYNC will be part of a huge benefit performance to help local businesses near Miami Beach on November 11. Marlo Courtney, of the Ocean Drive Association, one of the organizers of the event said, “It’s going to be the Super Bowl of Ocean Drive. The most highly publicized and recognized concert and weekend in the history of South Florida.” Proceeds for VIP tickets to the show, costing between $100 and $200, will go to the families of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
BSB And *NSYNC To Perform Together At Benefit
October 8, 2001 – A huge concert featuring the Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, Michael Jackson, Ricky Martin, and others will be held October 21 at Washington, D.C.’s RFK Stadium. The all-star benefit concert will aid the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11.
Lance Bass told MTV, “It’s amazing. President Bush is definitely backing it up, and we have everyone from Aerosmith to Matchbox Twenty, us, Britney, Bruce Springsteen… So many people are coming out and really supporting this thing … and Michael Jackson will be there. It’ll be big.”
Don’t Count Out A Grease 3 With *NSYNC Just Yet
October 8, 2001 – The Chicago Sun Times’ Cindy Pearlman reports Lance Bass is still hopeful of a Grease III that would feature the members of *NSYNC and Britney Spears as the female lead. Said Lance Bass of the project still in ‘development hell’, “Hollywood isn’t ready to let us attack it just yet. It will definitely come back up at one point. All of us in the band would have a cool part with J.C. [Chasez] having the lead. I hope it happens soon.”