Did Britney Spears shade her ex Justin Timberlake in new Instagram video?
In a recent Instagram video, Britney Spears dressed up in white dresses and put up a cover of Sexy Back as the background music. If you don’t know, Sexy Back is a song by her ex-boyfriend, Justin Timberlake. Since then, many are speculating that she might be throwing shade at him. A few months ago, the Toxic singer poked fun at Timberlake on another Instagram picture. After their breakup, he released a song, Cry Me a River, and used a model who looked like Spears.
Although its been 20 years, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s relationship is still in news
According to Timberlake, he fell in love with Britney Spears the moment he saw her in 1992 on All-New Mickey Mouse Club. However, it wasn’t until 1999 that rumors of them dating started making rounds. By 2001, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake had moved in together. The same year, they also performed at the halftime show of Super Bowl. At the same time, they work a matching denim look which has since become iconic. However, the couple broke up in 2002. After that, Timberlake referenced his s*x life with Britney Spears in multiple interviews and laughed about it in Barbara Walters’s interview.
Few months ago, Britney Spears poked fun at Timberlake’s song, Cry Me a River
After their breakup in 2002, Timberlake released a song, Cry Me a River. In the music video, he used a model who looked just like Britney Spears. According to many people and Spears’ fans, he used the breakup for his own benefit and weaponized it for his promotional tour. In October, Spears posted a video where she is dressed in different outfits. However, it was the caption that got the attention. In the caption, Baby One More Time singer wrote:
Thoughts while making this video 🤔 … Hmmmm something looks familiar …. The hat 👒 …. wait I look 👀 like that girl in the Justin Timberlake video with that hat in Cry Me A River !!! Oh shit that’s ME !!! I’m Britney Spears ⭐️ ??? I guess I forget that sometimes 🙊😂🤷🏼♀️ …
Recently, people suggested that she once again threw shade at Timberlake in her latest video
In the video, she is dressed up in a couple of white dresses. Similar to all of her videos, Spears is swaying side to side and really feeling her look. However, it was the background music that made people talk. For the music, Britney Spears used a cover of Sexy Back, one of the most famous songs of Timberlake.
Instantly, people started commenting that it is Spears’ way of throwing shade at her ex. One person wrote:
Love this version of “sexy back” soooo much better than you know who 😂
Meanwhile, another person said:
USING A COVER OF UR EXS SONG SO ICONIC
Another person wrote:
this is low key shade and I’m here for it
Whether she is throwing shade at Justin Timberlake or not, it is a fact that Britney Spears is truly free and enjoying every minute of it.