Just when you thought Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's love story couldn't get more Hollywood perfect, the singer reveals their meet-cute story in an excerpt from his new book, Hindsight: And All the Things I Can't See in Front of Me. The photo-heavy coffee table book featuring JT's personal reflections on his career and life, out today (Oct. 30), finds Timberlake recreating the moment he first met Biel and the song he wrote for her that made him realize their love was real.
"I wrote the song 'mirrors' for my wife. We were living together at the time. We weren’t engaged yet. In fact, it was years before I proposed," Timberlake writes of the emotional 2013 single from his The 20/20 Experience album in an excerpt of the book on EW.com. "The song didn’t come out until just before we got married, years later. The video became a dedication to my grandparents. I learned about long-lasting love from them. I know that's what I have with my wife."
Timberlake says he met Biel at a surprise party in a private speakeasy club in Hollywood and was immediately entranced when he made a dry, sarcastic comment that nobody else seemed to get but her. "She laughed, and I noticed, all of a sudden, and in the way where you wonder if a person’s like you, if they have a very dry, dark sense of humor, too," he says. The talked all night at the party, danced to "Lucky Star" and before he could ask for her number, she was gone.