It’s been more than a decade since Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake called it quits. But it’s no secret fans still want to know what really went down between the pop stars. Now, we might know the truth.
“Many sources had told us that Britney and Justin were having a relationship,” the Associate Editor for National Enquirer, James Robertson, said according to Radar Online Wednesday.
Managing Editor for the publication, Melissa Cronin , also confirmed, “They even said that they had shared their first kiss together when they were in the Mickey Mouse club.”
Alexsandra Wright, who’s a good friend of Spears, added, “They were in the same place, they were both kids going through the same thing, they were really each other’s first love.”
Andrea Simpson, senior news editor for National Enquirer also said, “When they started touring together, with NSYNC and Britney Spears in ’98, that’s when sparks really started to fly.”
Robertson said, “Fans of Britney, fans of Justin, readers of ‘The National Enquirer’ could not get enough of this new power couple.”
Cronin also chimed in, “Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake dating was like the pop princess and the pop prince coming together for a royal wedding.”
Still, as they got older, they seemingly grew into different people.
“[Spears has] gone from being ‘Oops I Did It Again’ through to ‘I’m a Slave For You’ with its sexual undertones and scandalous nature,” National Enquirer Editor-in-Chief Dylan Howard said.
Interestingly enough, they ended things in 2003.Spears reported was “depressed” and had her iconic mental breakdown. As for Timberlake, he released a video for his hit Cry Me a River about a breakup. Fans couldn’t deny the leading lady looked like Spears. He’s now happily married to actress Jessica Biel.
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