Alexa, engage in “Cry Me a River” by Justin Timberlake — and then, cue up “Everytime” by Britney Spears.
Timberlake and Spears identified as it quits two a long time in the past, but admirers are nonetheless invested in their rocky romance. The previous boy bander and pop princess met in the early ’90s although filming The Mickey Mouse Club. In 1999, as their careers skyrocketed, Timberlake and Spears verified that they have been relationship.
“With him, it’s even now the exact as I felt two years back. But it is a deeper love now than when I was more youthful,” Spears gushed to The Observer in 2001. “Like, we have absent as a result of so substantially jointly and we’ve recognized every other due to the fact we ended up 12 yrs previous. We know each and every other within and out.”
Though the twosome generally gushed about just about every other — and infamously rocked matching denim outfits at the 2001 American Songs Awards — their marriage arrived to an conclude in early 2002. Their break up immediately turned messy just after Timberlake produced his tune, “Cry Me a River,” and opened up about their connection to Barbara Walters.
“Sure,” Timberlake sarcastically replied for the duration of the 20/20 job interview when requested regardless of whether Spears, who earlier explained she prepared to hold out to have intercourse until finally marriage, even now had “good morals.”
Scroll through for a timeline of Spears and Timberlake’s ups and downs: