Something fishy is going on.
Where there’s smoke, there’s FIYA!
No matter how old we get, there’s always hope Britney and Justin will reunite in some capacity.
Last year, it looked promising. During a Q&A with fans around the time Glory dropped, Britney was asked what producers/music video directors she’d like to work with. The “Slumber Party” singer misunderstood the question and mentioned Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani and… Justin Timberlake (she labels him “very good”).
E! News followed up. They alerted Justin of what Britney said at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of his Netflix concert documentary film, and his reaction was priceless. “She did?!”, Justin responded after E! told JT Brit said she wants to collaborate. “Sure! Absolutely, absolutely,” he said. “I have a 17 month old so I don’t get the headline news.” He added, “I apologize for not being in the know…I’m accessible, give us a call!”
Then months later, Britney crushed our dreams; it was a big misunderstanding. “One of my friends asked me if I would do a song with [JT] and I said yeah,” she said. “So they took it as I really wanted to do [it]. And that would be fine but yeah, I think it’s just a lot of talk…” When pushed for an answer, she quipped: “You never know!”
That shut fans up for the time being, but something’s up. There’s reason to believe Justin Timberlake took Britney Spears up on that collaboration offer, and it could be overseen by Timbaland. JT is currently in the studio cooking up new tunes with the Grammy Award winning producer for his forthcoming album, and one of them could feature the princess of pop.
Here’s what we know:
■ Timbaland went on a “liking” spree on Instagram. He double tapped more than 100 photos of Britney and Justin.
Either they’re working together, or everyone is just really really high.