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Justin Timberlake still ‘excited’ about new music despite backlash from Britney Spears fans

by UNN Feed

A little bad press — and a lot of trolling from Britney Spears’ fans — can’t keep Justin Timberlake down.

The pop star has released his first new music in some time, but the occasion has been somewhat marred by the supporters of his teenage girlfriend.

But sources close to the “SexyBack” singer say he’s not letting them rain on his parade.

The former boy bander has been despised by the “Toxic” singer’s legion of fans since Spears revealed details of their young love in her recent memoir, “The Woman In Me,” including that she had a painful abortion at his behest and that he allegedly openly cheated on her. Then JT had the gall to write the bitter breakup song “Cry Me a River” that painted her as a cheater.

Timberlake released “Selfish,” his first single and music video from his upcoming sixth studio album, “Everything I Thought It Was,” on Thursday morning.

But the release was overshadowed when fans took an elaborate jab at him by conspiring to download and stream an obscure 2011 song of her of the same en masse in protest of his comeback single. On Friday, Spears’ single reached No. 1 on US iTunes, as his slipped to the No. 3 spot.

Regardless, sources close to the former NSNYC star tell us he’s not letting it knock him off his rhythm.

“He’s very happy to be performing again and working on new music.He’s all about having a good time right now,” a source, who has spent time with him recently, told us.

Sources previously told us the backlash from Spears’ book and a 2021 New York Times documentary that painted him as a misogynist, had taken its toll. But we now hear Timberlake is healthy and completely focused on his new project.

“He’s feeling reinvigorated and is doing what he loves, making the music he loves to create. He’s never felt better,” another source told us.

The singer has started a big promo run for the project including New York…

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