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Justin Timberlake released after drunk driving arrest

The "Cry Me A River" singer was arrested in New York early this Tuesday

Justin Timberlake's arrest lasted less than a breath, after the singer was released after being arrested for driving while allegedly intoxicated. The event occurred in New York early this Tuesday, June 18.

According to information from People, the interpreter of "Cry Me A River" He appeared in court for the reading of the charges against him and was released shortly afterwards.

The 43-year-old composer was also having dinner at a hotel and was detained after leaving the establishment while driving to a friend's house. There were no injuries to report in the incident.


According to a source told People, Timberlake was accompanied by his lawyers and others at the time of the arrest. “He seemed a little upset and Jessica Biel, his wife, was not with him,” said the source who preferred anonymity.

The TMZ portal, for its part, reported that Britney Spears' ex was charged with one count of DWI (driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances). Additionally, he was cited for running a stop sign and failing to stay in his lane. Timberlake is due in court on July 26.

Media such as Publimetro pointed out that what generated doubt in the altercation is that it is not common for an arrest to be carried out for a simple traffic violation. This allows us to assume that the problem went further and opens the possibility that there may have been some discussion and violence in the middle.

So far neither the singer nor his representatives have commented on the matter.

“Forget Tomorrow World Tour”

The situation shakes Justin Timberlake while on tour in the United States. Promote your latest album “Everything I Thought It Was”. Framed under the title: “Forget Tomorrow”, the tour will arrive in Chicago next weekend before landing at Madison Square Garden in New York City, on the 25th and 26th of this month. On July 9, Timberlake will begin his European tour. The presentations will continue until the end of the year.

The singer's last appearance on social media was in celebration of Father's Day when he shared an emotional message on Instagram dedicated to his children Silas, 9, and Phineas, 3, the fruit of his marriage to Biel.

“I learn more about myself every day, just because you two chose me to be your dad. I will always be there for you at your peaks and valleys… to pick you up and show you how high you can go in this life and to pick you up when you fall. And, of course, to inundate them with insufferable dad jokes, all the way… I love you both so much,” she wrote.

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