Justin Timberlake Speaks Out on 'Lapse in Judgment' Following Co-Star PDA

Justin Timberlake
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Justin Timberlake attends the 2019 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 13, 2019 in New York City. 

Justin Timberlake raised eyebrows a few weeks ago, when pictures emerged on the Internet of the crooner holding hands with his Palmer co-star Alisha Wainwright at a bar in New Orleans. On Wednesday (Dec. 4), the "Man of the Woods" singer broke his silence.

Timberlake took to Instagram to share a statement. "I stay away from gossip as much as I can, but for my family I feel it is important to address recent rumors that are hurting the people I love."

Though he admitted to displaying "a strong lapse in judgement," the crooner remained firm that nothing happened between him and Wainwright. "I drank way too much that night and I regret my behavior. I should have known better.

"This is not the example I want to set for my son," he continued. "I apologize to my amazing wife and family for putting them through such an embarrassing situation, and I am focused on being the best husband and father I can be. This was not that."

He ended on a positive note about Palmer, noting that he's "looking forward to continuing to make this movie and excited for people to see it."

Timberlake's wife, actress Jessica Biel, has yet to speak out. See Timberlake's full statement below.


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