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Cry Him a River

A guide to Justin Timberlake backlash. (Welcome to the new media landscape, JT!)

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NOT-SO-SEXY BACK JT performing during the Super Bowl LII halftime show.
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IN 2013, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE released a party anthem with a less than party-like title. “Take Back the Night,” the first single from the pop star’s fourth solo album, boasts a sleek disco groove, but the song’s musical assets were dampened by its name. Take Back the Night, as anybody with a cursory knowledge of feminist politics knows, is the title of a nonprofit foundation aimed at fighting sexual violence. It is not a party slogan. Doesn’t everyone know that? Justin Timberlake did not know that.

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