The New York Post ran a story yesterday claiming an inside source had informed them *NSYNC would be reuniting this Sunday, August 25, as part of the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The article did not name a source, but cited the presence of former band members Joey Fatone, Lance Bass, and Chris Kirkpatrick at Justin Timberlake‘s Miami show last weekend as proof something was in the works. The Internet caught on to this news in a matter of minutes, sparking trending topic themes around the band, but this morning new information has surfaced that is making us second guess the Post’s reporting.
Taking to his SiriusFM radio show last night, Lance Bass addressed the reports as rumors, and explained to listeners where he thought the news originated. Bass never directly said the group would or would not be reuniting this Sunday, but what he did say has lead many to think it’s all a hoax. He said:
I have to address the rumors. This morning, I woke up to a lot of rumors flying [around] that the *NSYNC reunion is happening after eleven years at the VMAs this Sunday. Well, let me tell you how this all came about. Justin Timberlake is getting the Michael Jackson [Video] Vanguard Award this Sunday at the awards, so of course people are automatically going to think we’re going to be there performing, but this is exactly how it happened and I knew these rumors were going to fly. We all came down here [to Miami] except for J.C. [Chasez]—J.C. stayed in California, he had to work… Continue reading ‘*NSYNC May Or May Not Be Reuniting For The VMAs’