However, in a interview back in 2003, the now radio presenter got very giggly when asked whether she was enjoying a secret relationship with Justin, simply responding: 'I can't say'. "And at the time I thought I'd never be able to tell anyone..."
One of the most successful groups of the teen pop era that also launched the careers of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, "NSync was greeted with adoring screams and a spontaneous sing-a-long to hit "Tearin" Up My Heart".
First of all, a meme history lesson: if you remember the boy band's 2000 number one single "It's Gonna Be Me", you'll remember how Justin sang it so it sounded like "It's Gonna Be May". "I was scared shitless", Fatone said of their last on-stage reunion. Explaining how he felt an obligation to keep his sexuality secret during the group's height, he revealed: "I thought if I had come out, *NSYNC would be over. Robin Wiley: I always looked at her as the apostrophe in the band".More news: Stephen Curry probable for Game 2 vs. Pelicans
When it came to whether they had hooked up with a fan, the musicians joked that their significant others counted as fans, though they all denied having gotten busy to any of their own songs.
"They actually got their name from a comment Justin Timberlake's mom made about their singing".
To save a squirming Justin - who is now married to actress Jessica Biel - from further embarrassment, Ellen, 60, quickly moved the game on.
Boy band 'NSYNC was honored with the 2,636th star on the Hollywood Walk of fame Monday. "'But they shut us up 'cause they were good". "I love you guys".