July 31, 2000 - Since we hear
that Justin and/or those close to him are regular readers of this page,
be forwarned, a groupie on GroupieCentral.com is soliciting advice for
her arranged meeting with Justin in a couple weeks, and she sounds ready
to tell all if anything happens.
31, 2000 - *NSYNC was on Access Hollywood tonight talking about comparisons
to The Beatles, where JC said "well maybe the hype is like the Beatles,
but I don't want to compare us because I respect them so much." Also highlighted
in the interview were scenes of the boys playing hoops over the weekend,
as a female fame sitting in the front row exercised self control by not
grabbing Justin as he went for a loose ball near her, calling him "sooo
sexy!" Lance also dropped the bombshell that he has the hots for widowed
Today show host Katie Couric.
July 30, 2000 - More details
emerging from Justin and Britney's night at Chaos Wednesday morning, as
the New York Daily News reports the two were "real lovebirds, completely
uninhibited" according to a spy at the club, who also saw the two making
out for a half hour in their banquette. Around 3 am though, the two got
in a heated argument as the two walked out in different directions, but
eventually they both left in Britney's town car.
July 29, 2000 - AP has a
picture from the *NSYNC performance in the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan
on July 18th.
July 29, 2000 - *NSYNC took
part in this weeks press conference to announce nominations to this years
MTV Video Music Awards as well as to announce they will perform in the
show Sept. 7 in New York.
July 29, 2000 - *NSYNC had
a press conference earlier this week, as we reported, to introduce their
'mini-me's' at New York's FAO Schwarz on Tuesday, as pictured here are
Chris and Justin at the event.
July 29, 2000 - From yesterday's
Today Show performance, a photo of *NSYNC
July 29, 2000 - *NSYNC's
charity basketball game was today, and Justin and the gang showed up to
a Planet Hollywood press conference to talk about it and their Challenge
For The Children charity.
July 28, 2000 - We got an
e-mail today from Justin's best friend Trace asking us to remove the Justin
letter. Was the letter real then? We don't know, we don't know if the e-mail
is real, but for now I'm taking down the link originally posted July 12th.
July 28, 2000 - Lori Kramer
on eYada.com talking about *NSYNC "they're very cute, but they sound too
much like Backstreet." Her co-host and Pagesix.com writer Richard Johnson
then talked about how BSB are pissed off at *NSYNC talking about how they
hired the same people and copied their style.
July 28, 2000 - *NSYNC and
their Today Show performance was talked about on Access Hollywood tonight
as they report a record 15,000 Today show fans crammed the streets around
the venue, to witness what Matt Lauer described as the Beatles of the year
2000. Katie Couric had a rough time remembering JC's name, first calling
him Jason, but managed to remember the members names in the end.
July 27, 2000 - Justin Timberlake
danced with Britney Spears until 3:30am early Wednesday morning amidst
allegations that Britney was drunk, according to a witness who attempted
to snap pictures of her holding a drink before being kicked out by Spears'
bodyguards. For more info, check our Britney page.
July 27, 2000 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports people who frequently are around Lance Bass backstage
say he's told them he and his bandmates "never drink or party too much--ruins
our voices." [but what about all these teenie-bopper groupie sites that
July 27, 2000 - The New York
Daily News reports that while Britney was playing down her and Justin's
relationship in YM, her actions speak otherwise. Britney made a special
trip to New York Tuesday to hang at the trendy Lotus, where a source revealed
"Britney and Justin were totally together."
July 27, 2000 - General advisory:
Be on the lookout for phony *NSYNC tickets being sold either at the event
or on eBay, as there already have been arrests for this occurring.
July 26, 2000 - *NSYNC was
on Access Hollywood tonight ahead of their big HBO performance at MSG tomorrow.
Justin joked that Garth Brooks, Marc Anthony, and others would join them
to sing We Are The World.
July 25, 2000 - *NSYNC's
Bye Bye was nominated for Video Of The Year, Best Group Video, Best
Dance Video, Best Pop Video, Viewer's Choice, and Best Choreography In
A Video in this year's MTV Video Music Awards, which will be hosted by
the Wayans brothers, reports Worldpop.
July 25, 2000 - Katie Ford
is launching her Ford Music Company - a marketing, advertising and consulting
division of the famous Ford Modeling Agency tomorrow in New York, with
a client list already formed including Justin Timerlake of *NSYNC, Mandy
Moore, Wyclef Jean and Christina Aguilera.
July 25, 2000 - *NSYNC will
be performing Friday on the Today show. You can ask the band a question
and vote for your favorite *NSYNC song by going to this
July 25, 2000 - Three women
are living in a dumpster this week in order to win tickets to *NSYNC's
concert in New York Friday night, the longest survivor gets front row seats,
July 25, 2000 - *NSYNC was
in the MTV studios today to help hype the VMA awards (see story above).
July 25, 2000 - Justin Timberlake
and Lance Bass were among several celebrities celebrating Jennifer Lopez's
surprise 30th birthday bash at the Lotus on Monday night in New York. The
event was open bar, we presume even for those underage like Justin!
July 24, 2000 - *NSYNC will
be unveiling their look-alike marionettes at FAO Schwarz from 1:30 to 2
p.m. Tuesday in New York.
July 24, 2000 - Worldpop
reports during this weekends appearance for a McDonalds press conference
where fans begged for their used drinking cups or burger wrappers as the
group consumed ate two nine-piece McNuggets, two Big Macs, seven cheeseburgers,
five fries, two chocolate shakes, two strawberry shakes, three Cokes, three
McFlurries and three apple pies.
July 22, 2000 - Iwerks Entertainment
Inc. is in production on a 45-minute Large Format concert film featuring
*NSYNC. The film should be showing in the US next year.
July 22, 2000 - MTV reports
that the *NSYNC lip balm that was supposed to be coming out won't be, as
JC Chasez noted "it wasn't us who okayed it." They also report fans lucky
enough to be at the Pontiac Silverdome concert earlier this week will be
part of the feature film that's still in development.
July 20, 2000 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports today that Justin becomes literally catatonic during
Britney's performances and needs to be asked several times to move because
he's so mesmerized by Britney at her shows, which Ted reports he's showed
up for many on her tour.
July 20, 2000 - More details
on the McDonalds CDs. The tracks will feature remixes of their hits and
will only cost $4.99 with any regularly priced menu item.
July 20, 2000 - Lance Bass
tells MTV Asia that doctors advised *NSYNC that the high pitch of their
female fans was damaging their ears, saying "So we have these in ear monitors
now that block out most of their screaming."
July 19, 2000 - It seems
the G Spot message boards are starting to lose their believability, as
two different girls have posted their sex stories with Justin... as usual
with suspicious stories, no dates, locations, or hotels were mentioned.
Perhaps wiring message boards with lie detectors is the only solution.
July 19, 2000 - The South
County Journal (Bellevue, WA) reports during *NSYNC's visit to Tacoma,
Justin Timberlake was supposed to meet up with 2 girls who had spoken
with Justin on a television chat show, where the girls were promised a
visit with him if they raised money for his foundation. Apparently things
didn't work out, but Justin's publicist says Justin will think of some
way of making it up to the girls.
July 16, 2000 - The Cincinnati
Enquirer reports that Britney and Justin were seen at a showing of the
movie Me, Myself and Irene when they were in town Thursday. They
also were accompanied by a bodyguard and weren't bothered, they report.
July 15, 2000 - *NSYNC, Britney
Spears, Joe, and Sisqo will take part in a press conference at a McDonald's
located on Grays Ferry Avenue in Philadelphia at 1 p.m. ET on Thursday
(July 20). The 4 acts got big bucks to pitch McDonalds burgers. McDonalds
also is putting out make three new CDs and a home video of the bunch.
July 14, 2000 - The Sun had
a story about former MMC cast members and rated them by order of success
(in their opinion!), Britney was on top, followed by Christina and Justin.
July 12, 2000 - Well we knew
it was coming, rumors hit G Spot message boards today that Justin's marriage
to Britey is a 'shotgun wedding' and that Britney is pregnant after finally
agreeing to have sex wit Justin. [we think the bulls*** meter is at 100%
on this one]
July 12, 2000 - An interesting
letter that supposedly is from Justin Timberlake [update: we have reports
that it is fake, but the incident was real] has appeared following a fan
confrontation in Hawaii, to read, [see July 28 news item].
July 11, 2000 - MTV Asia
reports that Britney and Justin Timberlake meet regularly at the her Louisiana
home, where a neighborhood of Britney reveals "I know Justin has jetted
in here a few times on his own so he can stay with Britney and her family.
They get on really well
and he gets a plane to the local airport, where Britney's dad picks him
up. Britney's dad loves him and refers to him as a 'superstar.'"
July 11, 2000 - *NSYNC No
Strings attached marionettes dolls were introduced recently, and according
to Worldpop "the Justin one looks the best."
July 11, 2000 - Five Star
J of rival boy band Five says of *NSYNC "There are so many different reasons
why *NSYNC annoy me but I've got nothing against BSB. I'd like to skip
over to *NSYNC, shoot them all and then come back to Five."
July 10, 2000 - Jay Leno
tonight joked about Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake getting married
by saying "Sorry guys, he's taken." He also said it would be the
only wedding in history where both bride and groom lip-synch their wedding
July 10, 2000 - Britney Spears
and *NSYNC label Jive Records today released the following statement: "Contrary
to what has been erroneously reported, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake
are neither engaged nor married. The story, which began in the British
tabloid 'News Of The World,' is, not surprisingly, completely without merit."
July 9, 2000 - Justin Timberlake
reportedly was on a Cincinnati radio station tonight denying rumors he
and Britney are getting married, according to BritneySpears.org message
board posters. The gist of his comments are "This has really gotten out
of hand, me and Britney are not dating much less getting married."
July 9, 2000 - Interesting
post on the G SPOT message boards this weekend, as one of the regulars
hung out with *NSYNC when they were in Cleveland, click
here for details. Whether you want to believe or not, well, consider
July 9, 2000 - Because of
the importance of yesterday's news, we've ended our previous Justin poll
early. 59% of you thought Justin should do a solo album, and no doubt a
project like that will happen in the future. But now, we're running separate
polls on the Britney and Justin site to see what you think of their rumored
engagement from both points of view.
July 8, 2000 - Reaction to
the Britney and Justin marriage proposal news is sending shockwaves through
Justin message boards, some sample quotes: "OMG no this cant be happenig!
I hate her! she is such a slut! This has to be a rumor!" from nsynclips0.
A more cynical reaction from kc8919 saying "only stupid people would believe
something like that. uhh..they are only 18 and 19 years old. some people...who
start these rumors..or get freaked out at these rumors need to go to a
psych ward." Shock didn't stop with Britney's male admirers either "NO
NO NO!!!! Britney, ohhhh my god NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This
can't be happening!!!!" was the whining plea from ronbo1176.
July 8, 2000 - More on the
Britney / Justin proposal from Newsoftheworld.co.uk as friends told the
paper "They were in a cafe [in New York] having a coffee when Justin pulled
out this ringóBritney was left speechless." The engagement ring reportedly
set Timberlake back $50,000. A friend of Justin's was quoted as saying
"Itís all very exciting. They may only be teenagers but they havenít got
any money problems." [note: remember only British tabloids have reported
this story so far]
July 8, 2000 - NEWS
FLASH: Britney Spears has reportedly accepted a marriage proposal
from Justin Timberlake, according to Britain's News of the World newspaper
Sunday. The paper says the two haven't set a date yet and are taking thinks
July 8, 2000 - Usenet fans
of *NSYNC are jamming Aaron Beck's email and phone with angry replies to
his Dispatch scathing review of a recent concert entitled "It's an evolutionary
setback, but NSYNC is what's selling".
July 7, 2000 - Lots of Justin
sightings reported on the G Spot message board. A girl reports Justin was
seen in New York last weekend at the airport getting into a van with a
girl (not Britney) and kissing before the van arrived. He's also been seen
at Hartford, CT and Hershey, PA shows for Britney Spears. There also are
rumors Justin is dating a 16 year old named Chelsea, though most seem to
discredit this claim.
July 7, 2000 - Justin Timberlake
talks to Top of The Pops about his infamous hair: "You know, believe it
or not, it takes me, like, two seconds to do my hair! I just dump some
crap on it and it does what it does. Lately it's just been, like, everywhere.
I used to try to straighten my hair when I was younger and that was a big
mistake! It just can't be done!"
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