Justin Timberlake Responds to Kanye West's VMAs Call-Out

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Justin Timberlake performs during the "20/20 Experience" Tour at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 20, 2014 in New York City.

Justin Timberlake got an unexpected shout-out during Sunday night's VMAs -- and wasted no time in responding.

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Kanye West mentioned the singer during his lengthy Video Vanguard acceptance speech, insisting that he saw Timberlake cry when he didn't win the album of the year Grammy for FutureSex/Lovesounds: "I just, I sat at the Grammys and saw Justin Timberlake and Cee Lo lose," West said. "Gnarls Barkley and the 'Sexyback' album... Justin, I ain't trying to put you on blast but I saw that man in tears bro. And I was thinking like, he deserved to win album of the year. And the small box that we are as entertainers of the evening, how could you explain that?"

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Timberlake wasn't ready to take that kind of commentary lying down, quickly responding to Ye's claims on Twitter:

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