Justin Timberlake found himself in hot water on Monday night, getting arrested for driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons. This incident unfolded after he had dinner at the American Hotel, and as of Tuesday morning, he remains in police custody.

The news broke out through multiple sources, including the Sag Harbor Police and CNN. As the situation develops, authorities are expected to release a formal statement later today. Timberlake, meanwhile, has not yet commented on his arrest.

Timberlake’s current predicament occurs amidst his bustling tour schedule, promoting his latest album, ‘Everything I Thought It Was.’ His new music has been making waves, with collaborations featuring Fireboy DML, Tobe Nwigwe, and a reunion with his band, NSYNC. The album debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200, and its lead single ‘Selfish’ made it into the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.

As the news hit social media, fans expressed a range of reactions. One user on The Shade Room criticized him, stating, ‘All these taxi-services & ride apps in 2024, it should be no reason why folks should drink and drive…smh.’ On the flip side, another defended Timberlake, arguing, ‘All of y’all that wanna cancel JT, WHEN was the last time you got an Uber or Lyft for yourself when you got drunk?! Unless you can answer that, then SHUT UP!!’

Despite this incident, Timberlake is slated to perform next in Chicago on Friday and will return to New York City the following week for a show at Madison Square Garden. Fans are keenly awaiting further updates on his tour and personal developments.

As the story unfolds, fans and followers of Timberlake are left in suspense, waiting for more information and a possible response from the singer himself. Meanwhile, his tour continues, promising more performances despite the recent hiccup.

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