Bass outed Timberlake on TikTok in a hilarious video posted this week, in which he rejoiced when the father-of-two finally texted him back. The clip went viral and has since clocked up more than 19 million views.
“When JT finally responds to my text…,” Bass wrote alongside the video, which he captioned, “It’s the little things. Mission accomplished.”
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Fans worried that there was beef between the musicians, who along with Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez and Joey Fatone formed the successful boy band of the ’90s and early noughties. But both Timberlake and Bass assured them it was all friendly banter.
“Once those babies show up… your unavailability will all make sense, bro 😂😂😂,” Timberlake teased, in which Bass replied, “Touché!” before sharing their exchange on his Instagram Story.
Timberlake shares sons Silas, six, and Phineas, 11 months, with wife Jessica Biel. The couple were married in 2012 after dating for five years. These days, Timberlake is all about fatherhood. For Fathers Day in the US this past June, he gushed about all the paternal figures in his life.
“Being a dad is better than I ever could have imagined,” Timberlake wrote on Instagram. “Thankful to my dads and my grandfathers for leading the way, making the sacrifices for me to live out my dreams, and for teaching me that REAL LIFE happens in all the little moments. Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!!!”
Meanwhile, Bass is preparing for parenthood with his husband, Michael Turchin. The couple married in 2014 and will become dads for the first time in November after conceiving twins, a boy and a girl, via surrogacy.
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