The 5 Things Justin Timberlake's 'Filthy' Robot Most Looks Like
Justin Timberlake has had himself quite the week. After announcing a new album set to come out next month, he swiftly followed up with a single and a video, all of which he's somehow wedging in before his upcoming performance at halftime of Super Bowl LII.
In “Filthy,” the first and latest visual from the upcoming album Man of the Woods, JT is a well-dressed modern robot designer, complete with a black turtleneck a la Steve Jobs, who is premiering his newest creation. It turns out Timberlake programmed this robot for dancing, which gets progressively raunchier as the unveiling goes on.
And while JT’s video is definitely inventive, it’s certainly not the first time such sleek-looking robots have crept into mainstream culture. Here’s a bunch of other robots we were vaguely reminded of by Justin Timberlake’s dancing metal creation.
1. The robots from the I Robot film adaptation
The robot(s) from I Robot have that same slim physique as Timberlake’s, but they definitely can’t dance as well. It does kind of beg for a Justin Timberlake/Will Smith robo-collab though.
2. The Taylor Swift robot in "...Ready For It?"
Taylor’s robot has more of a post-apocalyptic industrial feel to it, plus her actual face on top -- so we're unlikely to mix her up with JT's creation anytime soon, at least.
3. The Svedka Robot
Now the Svedka robot could actually give Justin’s a run for his money with the moves and that body. Plus, this one can drink.
4. Kristanna Loken as the T-X in Terminator 3
Probably one of the most recognizable robots out there. (No offense, Sophia.)
5. Alicia Vikander as Ava in Ex Machina
It feels a little weird comparing this robot to Justin's robot, because this robot is basically just Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander with a metal body.