August 31, 2000 - Thirsty.com
reports that *NSYNC had their million dollar pants dry cleaned by a Chicago
dry cleaners for a mere $7! Apparently the shop owner quoted the price
before knowing the value, but kept his original quote.
31, 2000 - The Recording Academy reports that *NSYNC will indeed perform
at the 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards and sing their bilingual track "This
I Promise You/Yo Te Voy A Amar". The show airs September 13 at 9PM (EST)
August 29, 2000 - A lot of
you have been asking when the 2nd leg of *NSYNC tour tickets go on sale...
September 16th is your answer. As I suggested in the message boards, your
best bet may be to call out of state numbers of cities that won't have
*NSYNC coming nearby. Or see if there's online ording available. Here's
a list of ticketmaster phone numbers.
August 28, 2000 - Latest
rumor we've heard now is that Justin dated model Kim Smith for awhile recently...
At least that's what's circulating on some of the *NSYNC message boards.
August 28, 2000 - Waks.com
has a mpg file (3.6mb!... Too bad it isn't streamed on Real Video) that
shows Justin and Britney rubbing noses and kissing... From National Enquirer
TV. To check it out, click here.
August 26, 2000 - More eye
raising comments on Groupie Central as they are debating the very sugject
of our opinion poll, Justin being a virgin or not. But more interesting
was a post that suggests Joey Fatone has a Superman symbol tattoo right
above his penis and that he was having sex with one of Justin's ex girlfriends
while he was still dating her, and that he doesn't know about it. This
was while Joey was 22 and she was 16... But of course this is purely rumor.
for the full discussion.
August 26, 2000 - *NSYNC
will be doing a duet with Son By Four in this year's first-ever Latin Grammy
Awards show, according to Billboard.
August 26, 2000 - We've added
message boards to abstracts.net! It's still somewhat under construction
but feel free to sign up and post here. Starting
next month we'll have a $25 gift certificate at Amazon.com for post of
August 26, 2000 - eBay has
an autographed picture of Justin up for bids. The 8x10 photo (item #418651320)
is bid at $15.50 and runs until September 3rd.
August 24, 2000 - Jimmy Pop
of the Bloodhound Gang tells MTV Asia they're working on tracks with *NSYNC
and adds "We were stunned when we heard 'N Sync liked us, but we're going
to work with them, so that will probably ruin their reputation."
August 22, 2000 - Salon.com's
Amy Reiter reports that Britney and Justin were spotted dining a deux at
Del Frisco's Steakhouse in Orlando. A witness told Amy "They were very
close and affectionate, constantly holding hands and gazing into each other's
eyes. They shared meals and dessert." When the witness approached Britney
in the bathroom, she claimed Spears was rude to her.
August 22, 2000 - *NSYNC's
official site is the most popular of all music artist sites on the web,
according to MediaX Corporation, which designs and maintains the site.
MediaX claims that *Nsync's official website enjoyed approximately 800,000
unique visitors in July of this year, while backstreetboys.com earned about
August 21, 2000 - Popcentric
reports that Justin was seen with Britney last week as a witness saw him
after her Top of The Pops appearance. Justin was wearing a bandana over
his head and sunglasses.
August 21, 2000 - The National
Examiner interviewed Disney talent scout Matt Casella, who commented on
Justin saying "He was only 11 when he helted out When a Man Loves a Woman
- it was a home run."
August 21, 2000 - Not Justin
news, but too big to go unreported as The National Enquirer reports *NSYNC's
Joey Fatone has been hit with a paternity suit. 24 year old Dawn Sutton
claims the two had sex 4 years ago after a concert and she's convinced
it's Joey's saying "Joey was my first and only, until after Kayla was born.
There is no doubt in my mind that Joey is Kayla's father.". The birth certificate
lists Joseph Anthoney Fatone as the legal father though Fatone had no idea
until recently when she confronted Joey's parents with the news. An inside
source told the Enquirer that Dawn is seeking several thousand a month
in child support.
August 19, 2000 - NSYNC was
on hand at the Ronald McDonald House in Orlando, Florida, August 16, 2000,
the same day they received keys to the city. If you'll notice, Justin appears
to be growing a goatee.
August 18, 2000 - Popcentric
reports Justin was on WESH NBC talking about him and Britney, where he
said "We thought it would be funny since people are always talking about
us being together. I have given up talking about my personal life, because
no matter what I say, people still believe what they want. No, I am not
engaged and no I am not dating Britney. She has been a real good friend
since I was 12. We hang out and do things other teenage friends would do,
but we are not dating.'"
August 18, 2000 - Some *NSYNC
updates, the new single will be out on Sept. 18 in both English and Spanish,
written and produced by Richard Marx. Also, their upcoming home video and
DVD, "Live From Madison Square Garden", will be in stores on Oct. 10.
August 18, 2000 - *NSYNC
will join Christina Aguilera, Sisqo, and the Wayans Brothers on special
TV Guide covers to celebrate the MTV Video Music Awards.
August 17, 2000 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports that Justin and Britney were seen shopping in Oregon
at Urban Outfitters. Justin attended her concert later and they showed
him on the jumbo screen. He also adds the two shared a hotel suite at the
Radisson in Sacramento.
August 16, 2000 - Ted Casablanca
is chiming in on reader's Justin and Britney questions, saying "If they
have plans to move in together, why does that necessarily mean they've
already slept together?" as well as "From what I hear, Justin is more smitten
with the strut. If anything, I predict it will be Britney who'll have second
August 16, 2000 - Orlando
Florida will present *NSYNC to keys to the town according to Worldpop,
though we think it already happened today if not Thursday.
August 15, 2000 - You may
have noticed the controversial Groupie Central thread with Incognito Blonde
has been closed, and the controversy surrounding her claim has caused them
to update their posting policies. The chief reasons? *NSYNC and Def Leppard
August 15, 2000 - More *NSYNC
tour dates have been announced, for the updated concert schedule, click
August 15, 2000 - Apparently
the reason the Britney and Justin marriage rumors started was because of
a trip Justin took with his manager where the manager picked up an engagement
ring. The owners of the store thought the ring was for Britney and then
started spreading the rumor.
August 15, 2000 - Now don't
go starting any rumors, this picture is just of Justin and LeAnn Rimes
from their appearance at the Coyote Ugly premiere party in New York.
August 15, 2000 - pagesix.com's
Paula Froelich in a Yahoo chat last week commented about Britney and Justin,
saying "She and Justin Timberlake are very good friends and have known
each other for many years but I don't see a ring on her finger."
August 15, 2000 - Our opinion
poll asking "Do you think Britney Spears should get married to Justin Timberlake?"
produced a staggering 5043 votes since the story broke last month, with
27.3% sayng yes, but the vast majority, 72.7% saying no. The results were
even more slanted when girls were asked the same question of Justin, with
84.4% (3928 votes total) saying no way!
August 14, 2000 - Monica
tells MTV that her and Justin will be doing a movie together, which will
be on The Wonderful World of Disney (ABC).
August 14, 2000 - Additional
details of Britney and Justin's stage appearance at the Teen Choice awards
are coming in, as the two called each other 'cute' and added they should
go out some time, then finally slowly moved towards each other's lips before
bolting off the stage.
August 14, 2000 - More pictures
of *NSYNC's tour have emerged, this time courtesy of their Tacoma Dome
August 13, 2000 - There have
been more reports of Justin appearing at Britney's concerts recently, both
by popcentric and Groupie Central, so apparently if Thalia caused a fight
between the two they've since made up.
August 12, 2000 - Justin
and the *NSYNC gang are now featured in a board game where players attempt
to answer questions about the group in an attempt to move their player
pieces up to the front of the crowd and eventually backstage. The game
is from Patch and is called *NSYNC Backstage Pass.
August 10, 2000 -Plenty of
dirt today from E! Online's Ted Casablanca, as he reports Britney and Justin
are rumored to be house hunting in LA. He also says Justin "knows how to
navigate around a punch bowl", more specifically, that they (him and other
members of *NSYNC) do drink liquor, contrary to what he was told earlier.
August 10, 2000 - Regarding
our item on the 9th, apparently visitor's we've sent to Groupie Central
are by in large convinced the Incognito chick is full of it... And contrary
to what was said, abstracts.net neither believes or disbelieves, but as
many on the thread suggested, it 'sounds' more believable that the earlier
August 9, 2000 - The picture
of Justin and Britney attempting to kiss but faking everyone out is on
our Britney Spears section, so scope it out!
August 9, 2000 - We're hearing
rumors on Groupie Central that Justin Timberlake is actually dating Kayliegh
(sp?) and while he still sees Britney, it's mostly for PR and isn't serious...
We aren't convinced, sorry.
August 9, 2000 - Also on
Groupie Central, a rather convincing account (compared to most teeny bopper
accounts we've seen anyways) of a sexual encounter with Justin from a girl
who claimed to work at a recording studio that *NSYNC recorded at. Click
to see if you believe...
August 7, 2000 - An appearance
in Chicago by *NSYNC caused a near riot that disrupted the Swissotel VIP
dinner for the 709th birthday of Switzerland, reports worldpop.
August 7, 2000 - *NSYNC won
5 awards in this years Teen Choice Awards 2000 held Sunday night for Choice
Pop Group, Choice Single (Bye, Bye Bye), Song of the Summer (It's Gonna
Be Me), Choice Music Video (It's Gonna Be Me), and for Justin, Male Hottie
of the Year. The show will be aired tape delayed on Fox on Aug. 22 at 8
August 6, 2000 - Nabisco
is runnning a contest where *NSYNC will perform at your school, for the
full scoop, check out their website
for the event.
August 5, 2000 - NSYNC is
reportedly going to do another 'No Strings Attached' tour starting in October
and finishing up in December. No dates have been announced as of yet
August 4, 2000 - entertaindom.com
on what we didn't see on the *NSYNC HBO special: I The crowd booing just
minutes before airtime after an announcer told them not to wave banners
during the show, the message ''Flashlights Now!'' that came across the
jumbo screen before HBO panned to the illuminated crowd, and of course,
the anxious parents massed outside the venue.
August 4, 2000 - If you are
into this whole McDonalds promotion, check out hugem.com, which features
video clips of *NSYNC and Britney. It is somewhat difficult to navigate,
asking you to click random squares that lead you to different paths.
August 4, 2000 - A week after
their publicized fight, Justin was at SoHo's Club NV dirty-dancing with
assorted beauties, with Britney nowhere in sight according to the New York
Daily News. Is their relationship over??
August 3, 2000 - More details
are rolling in on Justin's fight with Britney last week at Chaos last week,
as MTV veejay Thalia apparently was at the heart of the trouble. E! Online's
Ted Casablanca interviewed a witness who said of Thalia "She totally had
her eyes on Justin. She was an 'N Sync slut, and to put it mildly, Britney
was not happy." Britney stormed off as Justin flirted with Thalia, instead
hanging with her dancers. Ted also reports none of the *NSYNC'ers drank
booze except Chris Kirkpatrick.
August 3, 2000 - An emailer
to popcentric reports that Justin Timberlake was sporting a haircut during
their final US tour performance in Joliet, IL on Tuesday.
August 2, 2000 - Ok, we heard
now that Justin's team won the Challenge For The Children II charity basketball
game, not to mention they raised $500,000 for the cause.
August 1, 2000 - More new
pictures of Justin rolling in, as these two pictures have him at FAO Schwartz
(see below) and his appearance at the Coyote Ugly screening, standing behind
the film's star, Piper Perabo... now watch romance rumors between the two
flair up in the coming days...
August 1, 2000 - Not to get
off the subject of Justin, but as we reported yesteray, Lance was telling
the world of his feelings for Katie Couric. Today she responded by saying
the crush was "sweet" and asked How old is Lance?" He's 21.
August 1, 2000 - Roger Friedman
interviewed Justin Timberlake this week where he says of the Backstreet
Boys and whether they are really friends "No, we don't have anything to
do with them at all." He also says he'd rather compare *NSYNC to the Stones
rather than The Beatles, saying "I'd say the Stones because we have more
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