Jamie Lynn Spears Just Low-Key Shaded Justin Timberlake on Instagram
Before Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber got together, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake were the OG teen couple everyone was obsessed with throughout the early aughts. Much like Jelena, the pair broke our hearts when they decided to call it quits after several years of dating, which lead to one of the most dramatic celebrity breakups in recent history.
Britney and Justin ended things on not the best of terms in 2002, and, Brit's little sister Jamie Lynn — who was 11 at the time — is reminding fans of the fallout from their monumental split nearly two decades later.
In honor of #FlashbackFriday, the Zoey 101 star posted a throwback photo of herself at the 2001 launch party for Britney's self-titled album. "Nothing like childhood memories," she captioned the snap, in which she's sitting in between Natalie Portman and a cuddled-up Britney and Justin. Jamie tagged everyone in the pic except for JT.
Many commenters thought Jamie not tagging Justin in the photo was her way of throwing subtle shade at her sister's ex-boyfriend. "Mood: not tagging Justin," one user wrote, while another commended her efforts: "I see what you did, and you're a legend."
While Jamie may have meant nothing by it, Justin and Britney didn't exactly remain friends post-split. Two hours after they broke up, the former boy bander revealed that he wrote "Cry Me A River," which is believed to be about Britney and seemingly confirms rumors she cheated on him.
“I’ve been scorned. I’ve been pissed off. The feelings I had were so strong I had to write it,” he says about the song in his memoir Hindsight: And All The Things I Can't See In Front of Me. “I translated my feelings into a form where people could listen and hopefully relate to it. People heard me and they understood it because we’ve all been there.”