Justin Timberlake will reunite with NSYNC for the VMAs: super sketchy?

Justin Timberlake

These are pictures of Justin “My Music Career Hangs Over Me Like A Cloud” Timberlake outside his Philadelphia hotel last week. I feel the inexplicable need to apologize on behalf of JT for douching up one of my favorite cities (Philly forever!). Naturally, Justin was wearing one of the dual-heart t-shirts that is meant to signify his current tour with Jay-Z.

That detail brings me to a point that I attempted to make the last time I discussed how Justin resented returning to his music career because — let’s face it — what he really wants to do is act. Poor JT is such an industry cliché that he doesn’t even realize it. I’ve been keeping tabs on him since he signed onto The Social Network, and my armchair diagnosis is that JT felt spurned by the fact that Jesse Eisenberg received an Oscar nomination for that movie while he was utterly forgotten. After all, Justin was piddling along with “SNL” appearances and bit roles in substandard films for a few years, but he figured that good ol’ David Fincher would score him his much deserved Oscar nom. It turns out that Oscars have (arguably) higher standards than Grammys.

So Justin sighed heavily. And then he returned to music with a lackluster, substandard album called The 20/20 Experience, which was far below the level of his 2006 release, Future Sex/Love Sounds. Because we forced him do so in order to continue to earn millions of dollars. And then he toured with Jay-Z. Because we made him do it.

Now Justin must be feeling truly desperate because he’s agreed to perform a reunion with his former NSYNC members at the MTV VMAs:

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake and his former *NSYNC band members are set to reunite for a special performance on the VMAs Sunday night at the Barclays Center, sources tell Page Six. MTV announced that Timberlake, who topped the charts in the late ’90s with the band, will perform at the VMAs and receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. But we’re told former bandmates J.C. Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick are scheduled to join him onstage for a reunion performance. On Friday night, the *NSYNC crew were all spotted in the singer’s VIP section at his concert with Jay Z at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami, joining Jessica Biel and Timberlake’s mother, Lynn Harless.

[From Page Six]

Okay, I’ll admit to looking forward to watching this edition of the VMAs, but that’s only to see what Miley Cyrus churns out. Also, I’m genuinely looking forward to watching Robin Thicke in a live capacity. As for Justin’s NSYNC reunion? Bitch, please.

In the meantime, let’s all feel very sorry for Justin while he earns tons of money while touring with Jay-Z and Timbalake. Poor guy clearly has to get drunk onstage while doing so.

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

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  1. Lindy says:

    Am also looking forward to the VMAs. Would like to see whatever happened to my onetime favorite ‘Nsync member, JC Chasez. His career is completely missing-in-action.

    Robin Thicke was great live on the Steven Colbert show – delivered an adapted version of Blurred Lines that showed his vocal chops.

  2. Lulu86 says:

    this guy is just soooooo unlikeable i don’t know what it is. find him to be such a weasel.

  3. Kara says:

    *NSYNC reunited?! The little 90s teenybopper in me squealed a little! Should I break out my belly shirts & Doc Martens & 90s jeans?!!

  4. Andrea says:

    I’m here for JC Chasez. That guy could SING and he deserves a comeback more than most.

  5. T.Fanty says:

    Wow. Never mind starving children in Africa – *this* is the devastating face of global tragedy.

    Speaking of which, he’s getting too old for that pork pie hat.

  6. Tapioca says:

    JT, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fat One and Chris Kirkpatrick-you’re-gonna-get-your-ass-kicked back together at last, whoop-whoop!

    I always had a soft spot for The World’s Ugliest Boyband®

    And my, hasn’t Timbaland gotten faaat…

  7. HH says:

    This will probably be like the Spice Girls reunion at the Olympics. Justin will be just like Posh clearly resenting any involvement. That was hilarious.

  8. Val says:

    I was on Team BSB, myself. Don’t care for this man.

  9. IWantToLiveInNew York says:

    I’m sorry but did you just say he expected to get an Oscar nomination for his ‘acting’ in The Social Network? He was barley in that!! And he was the worst thing in that!!

    Also why is he pointing at the photographer?

  10. Tessa says:

    When I went to the Dirty Pop concert or whatever the hell it was called in 2001, I had no idea I was seeing NSync for the last time. I would love to relive a little bit of my teen years and see them again. Even if it’s just them on stage accepting an award. I LOVED them so freaking much. Justin by himself is just not the same.

  11. Yelly says:

    I will seriously cry tears of joy if *NSYNC reunites. Also, his tee shirt looks like something from Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRecord line. He should sue.

  12. Mandy says:

    I am really, really, REALLY looking forward to the VMAs!!! I think this is going to be a good one. Although I say that every year and then end up disappointed…

  13. Lindy says:

    Lance Bass is now denying that there will be any reunion –

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/whitneyjefferson/sorry-but-nsync-is-not-reuniting-at-the-vmas

    Just like Kelly also denied there would be a Destiny’s Child reunion, right before the Super Bowl.

  14. blue marie says:

    after this announcement.. I still have no plans to watch. so, yeah

  15. Bex says:

    LOL – wearing his own shirt for the casual pap shots…

    As a celeb he has a lot of baggage with his acting, grandiose plans and things hd says about singing. I like to think when he does get on that stage and does his thing that he’s being more genuine. I admit it, I love him live. I can’t shade how he puts it together and isn’t a cosmetic lip syncher/dancer but really makes good, live music.

    Too bad there’s no way to muzzle his interviews!

  16. Allijo says:

    Don’t you sh!t on an *NSYNC reunion, Bedhead. Don’t you do it. We are fighting. I don’t care if JT hates us for making him do it or not. IT’S WHAT THE PEOPLE WANT so he can suck it.

    SUPER excited to see JC. He’s been working in music, just behind the scenes as a producer, which is a shame because that man can SING.

    He popped up at a Matthew Morrison concert a year or so ago…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-U26WHJeDDE

  17. Alex says:

    I like how this was posted under “Delusional” hahaha that made me laugh.

  18. Irisa says:

    I’m looking forward to see who actually shows up. Didn’t he ban them all from attending his wedding and only invited his movie friends? I would love for the reunion to be just him and Chris Kirkpatrick onstage.

  19. Rux says:

    Can you hear my baby violin for po’ lil’ rich’ white boy

  20. Andrea says:

    I heard this morning on the news that Justin was getting the Micheal Jackson award. As if he needs to inflate his ego more. But there was no mention of a reunion, and honestly if I were the rest of them I prob wouldnt do it just cause Justin is getting the award and it was always about Justin all the time.

  21. Katie says:

    You guys are not paying attention if you haven’t seen Robin Thicke perform before, tsk tsk

  22. St says:

    I don’t know. It’s just hard for me to believe that Justin will actually agree. He was pretending that he never was in boy band for so many years. Remember how he did not invite them on his wedding? And they were his brothers!

    I will believe when I will see it. He can do it for fun I guess. But he is so full of himself, such boss and pop prince. It’s hard to believe that he will join them on stage for performance.

    Also – where is Backstreet Boys? We need our boy band fights between fans. They totally should have invite Backstreet Boys to perform too. I demand!

  23. Str8Shooter says:

    How do people like this girly-voiced pussy get so far in the music industry and get so many film roles? He SUCKS. I just don’t get it.

  24. Thiz says:

    Legends of the Summer was an amazing tour. Justin and Jay didn’t get drunk! They had one glass of champagne at the very end. Those two were having so much fun it was unreal.

    Justin is a REALLY nice guy. Yes, I know firsthand.

    Not sure what all the hate is about…. people are just mean.

  25. M79 says:

    It’s interesting, Justin bashed NSYNC so many times on interviews over the years trying to distance himself from it or try to appear like it was all so beneath him. I never appreciated that, it’s important to remember where you came from. NSYNC gave Justin the platform to do what he’s doing today. I don’t know what made him decide to reunite with NSYNC, maybe receiving the Vanguard award, but I’m glad he’s doing it – it’s the right thing to do. It’ll be a good chance for the other members to have a moment again, probably their last on MTV.