Does time really heal all wounds? More than 14 years after their power pop relationship melted down, it seems like Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake are down for a new collabo. A couple weeks ago, during a Q&A on Most Requested Live with Romeo, Brit was asked who she's like to hit the studio with, and she rattled off Aerosmith's Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani... and Justin!
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"Justin Timberlake is very good," she said. Well, during a chat with E! News' Marc Malkin at the Toronto International Film Festival last weekend to promote his debut of his Netflix documentary Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids, Timberlake was surprised to hear that the reported subject of his scathing "Cry Me A River" was down to harmonize with him.
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"She did?" he responded when told of Brit's comments. "Sure! Absolutely, absolutely. I have a 17-month-old so I don't get the headline news. I apologize for not being in the know... I'm accessible, give us a call!" The pair worked together on "What It's Like To Be Me" on Spears' 2001Britney album, which JT co-wrote with choreographer Wade Robson. A spokesperson for Timberlake could not be reached for further comment.
Watch Britney's Q&A (JT comments are around 4:00 mark):