Justin Timberlake Looks Even Guiltier After Co-Star Alisha Wainwright Fled New Orleans
It’s tough being a celebrity couple in the public eye. While many assume high-profile marriages are doomed from the start, there are a few celebrities who tied the knot years ago and are still making it work today. Famous musician Justin Timberlake and his superstar wife, Jessica Biel, seem to have the perfect relationship — though recent events have threatened the peace.
Timberlake was spotted cozying up to one of his co-stars in a movie he’s working on, causing his fans to respond in shock and outrage. While Timberlake remains nothing serious happened, he might look even guiltier now after his co-star fled the scene once Biel came to town. Here’s what happened.
Justin Timberlake was caught holding hands with co-star Alisha Wainwright
Timberlake and Biel met at a party back in 2007 and tied the knot in 2012. Their marriage appears to be one of the most stable in Hollywood, though cheating rumors have swirled around the couple before. Back in 2010, tabloids thought Timberlake was cheating on Biel with actress Olivia Munn. And in 2011, more rumors reported Timberlake was hanging out with Ashley Olsen.
Now, the singer is getting a ton of attention for potentially getting flirty with fellow Palmer actress Alisha Wainwright. Videos and photos showed Timberlake and Wainwright getting quite close, and Wainwright even put her hand on Timberlake’s knee. Not only that, but other photos showed the co-stars holding hands.
A source told People that, despite the photos, nothing went on between the two, however. “It’s a balcony with a group of people and it was definitely nothing happening,” the source said.
Timberlake addressed the situation in an Instagram post
Whether something was really going on with Timberlake and Wainwright or not, the situation is giving Timberlake and Biel a ton of undesirable press. And Timberlake took to Instagram to apologize for his actions.
“A few weeks ago I displayed a strong lapse in judgement — but let me be clear — nothing happened between me and my costar,” Timberlake wrote in an Instagram post. “I drank way too much that night and I regret my behavior. I should have known better.” Timberlake then went on to apologize to Biel and their son “for putting them through such an embarrassing situation.” He then promised to be “the best husband and father” possible going forward.
Whether Biel pushed Timberlake into publishing the apology or not, we’re not sure. Since then, Biel posted a video of her smiling for a yoga photoshoot — and Timberlake commented with heart emojis and a smiley face with heart eyes, which drew mixed reactions.
As one fan commented, “@justintimberlake so disappointed in you, but I hope you make it. She is amazing & you are luckier than you know. Take care of her.”
Timberlake might look even guiltier now
Is the scandal behind the couple? Maybe so — but recent events don’t make Timberlake look too innocent. Page Six reports Biel traveled to New Orleans to see Timberlake, but Wainwright wasn’t sticking around for the reunion. Instead, she hopped on a flight to Los Angeles, causing her to avoid Biel altogether.
The publication notes that during Wainwright’s travels, she didn’t seem upset while traveling. If anything, she seemed fine with getting out of Louisiana and heading to the West Coast.
As for Timberlake, Page Six notes he was looking quite regretful after the Wainwright debacle. He was photographed by himself wearing a grim look on his face on Dec. 11.
We’re curious to see what Timberlake and Biel’s reunion in New Orleans will be like. One thing’s for sure — and that’s that Wainwright will be nowhere to be found while the couple talks it through.
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