Justin Timberlake is focusing on his loved ones as revelations about his romance with Britney Spears come out.
A supply tells ET that with the upcoming release of Spears’ memoir, The Girl in Me, the “Cry Me a River” singer is hunting in advance.
“Justin has been concentrating on his have loved ones and hoping not to issue himself with Britney’s memoir,” the supply claims. “In modern decades, Justin has tried using to be supportive of Britney from a length. They dated so long in the past, but he nevertheless has respect for her. Justin and Jessica just want everyone to expand and evolve in its place of continuing to provide up the previous.”
On Tuesday, People today disclosed an excerpt from Spears’ e book, where by she promises that she experienced an abortion just after getting pregnant by Timberlake in the early decades of their romance.
“It was a surprise, but for me, it wasn’t a tragedy. I loved Justin so significantly. I normally anticipated us to have a family collectively a single day. This would just be a lot earlier than I’d anticipated,” Spears wrote about the pregnancy through Folks. “But Justin undoubtedly was not delighted about the pregnancy. He mentioned we weren’t prepared to have a little one in our lives, that we ended up way also younger.”
ET has achieved out to Timberlake’s rep for remark on the allegations.
Spears, and Timberlake, 42, dated from 1999 to 2002. Inside of her highly predicted memoir, the “Not a Woman, Not Still a Woman” singer also writes about the to start with kiss she shared with Timberlake, when they were being teenagers on The Mickey Mouse Club.
In the excerpt, received by Individuals, Spears reveals that the kiss happened when they were hanging out for a MMC sleepover.
“[Once] at a sleepover, we played Truth or Dare, and another person dared Justin to kiss me,” she writes, according to the outlet. “A Janet Jackson song was playing in the background as he leaned in and kissed me.”
Timberlake went on to marry Jessica Biel. Collectively, they share sons Silas, 8, and Phineas, 3. Spears and ex-husband Kevin Federline are mothers and fathers to sons Sean Preston, 18, and Jaden James, 17.
In 2021, Timberlake was vocal about his guidance for Spears, for the duration of her conservatorship fight. In a collection of tweets, the “My Like” singer stood in solidarity with his ex.
“Just after what we observed nowadays, we need to all be supporting Britney at this time. No matter of our past, good and bad, and no make a difference how prolonged in the past it was,” Timberlake wrote. “What’s going on to her is just not ideal. No woman should really at any time be restricted from producing selections about her own body.”
He continued, “No one particular ought to Ever be held from their will… or ever have to talk to permission to accessibility almost everything they’ve worked so challenging for,” he ongoing. “Jess and I mail our like, and our absolute support to Britney in the course of this time. We hope the courts, and her loved ones make this ideal and permit her live nonetheless she wishes to stay.”
Spears’ conservatorship formally ended in November 2021.
In an interview with Individuals, Spears celebrated reclaiming her voice and composing her memoir.
“Over the previous 15 yrs or even at the start of my profession, I sat again whilst individuals spoke about me and explained to my tale for me,” she informed the outlet. “Right after obtaining out of my conservatorship, I was at last free of charge to tell my story devoid of repercussions from the persons in demand of my daily life.”
The Girl in Me is out there for pre-order and is set to be launched on Oct. 24.