Megan Thee Stallion Clarifies Justin Timberlake Encounter at 2023 VMAs

There’s nothing however love between Megan Thee Stallion and Justin Timberlake regardless of their seemingly tense trade on the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards.

Megan, 28, took to TikTok on Wednesday, September 13, to share a selfie video with Timberlake, 42, from backstage. “I simply speak with my palms lol. See ya subsequent time @justintimberlake,” she captioned the publish.

The clip — seemingly taken at a VMAs afterparty — featured Megan and Timberlake sitting subsequent to 1 one other, speaking animatedly. Megan held up her pointer finger whereas addressing the previous ’NSync singer, who burst into laughter as she spoke.

Do as Infinity’s tune “Fukai Mori” performed within the background, so their dialog couldn’t be heard.

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Megan — who debuted her tune “Bongos” with Cardi B through the Tuesday, September 12, awards ceremony — made headlines that night time after she bumped into Timberlake backstage. In a video shared by way of social media, Megan received her hair fastened up whereas Timberlake and his ’NSync bandmates walked by. Timberlake then turned again towards Megan, who seemed to be yelling at him, pointing her finger and shaking her head.

A supply near the scenario instructed Us Weekly that Timberlake was simply introducing himself to Megan, clarifying that there was no unhealthy blood.

“Meg loves Justin. She was saying ‘No, no, no, we’ve by no means met earlier than,’” the insider instructed Us. “It was their first time assembly and she or he was excited.”

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Moments earlier than the viral trade, Timberlake and his former bandmates — JC Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick — made an look on the primary stage.

’NSync, who final carried out as a gaggle throughout a shock reunion on the 2013 VMAs, introduced the award for Finest Pop Video on Tuesday night time. “Over 20 years in the past, we have been simply children once we received Finest Pop Video for ‘Bye Bye Bye,’” Chasez, 47, mentioned. “It was our first VMA and it meant the world to us.”

Timberlake was the one to announce the winner, revealing the “unstoppable” Taylor Swift had scored her first award of the night.

“I’m not doing nicely pivoting. Like, I had your dolls. Like, are you doing one thing?” Swift, 33, quipped to the boy band throughout her speech. “What’s going to occur now? They’re going to do one thing and I must know what it’s. You guys are pop personified and to obtain this out of your golden pop palms is — actually, it’s an excessive amount of.”