OK. I get it. We’re veering into serious fanfic territory here. OBVIOUSLY Justin Timberlake is very much in love with his wife and he’s long recovered from his breakup with Britney. But it’s fun to pretend. Just watch this interview. Justin and Anna Kendrick are in Cannes promoting their upcoming animated feature Trolls. And the interviewer is nattering away in slightly broken English and just – VERY CASUALLY, and COMPLETELY UNINTENTIONALLY – uses the word “pinky” to describe Anna’s character. “Pinky,” of course, was Justin’s pet name from Britney, as any Jutney superfan will recall. Justin’s face falls. Like, SERIOUSLY FALLS. He appears to go into a dark funk. His world is crumbling. He is suddenly thrown back in in time, reliving every moment of his great love affair. Watch him closely, starting at 2:10 mark, and you too will agree. That’s some serious PTSD that’s been triggered. (via BuzzFeed)
Of course, there are inevitable comparisons to the iconic Ben Affleck/”Hello Darkness, My Old Friend” interview for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Somebody need to soundtrack Justin’s descent into the abyss ASAP.