Those are fighting words, JT!
Turns out, he may have misunderstood the interview question--and took to Twitter to clear up his previous statement.
Justin retweeted NME magazine with his clarification, writing: "@NME: Justin Timberlake: N Sync are better than One Direction...I thought the question was about a pie eating contest. My bad. #newsworthy"
LOL. Love it.
C'mon, give Justin some credit for trying to smooth things over with a little joke.
His new tweet, however, has us dreaming up how we could get 'N Sync and One Direction facing off in a pie eating contest.
Make it happen, Jimmy Fallon. This is right in your wheelhouse.
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