*NSYNC Timeline – September 2002
Scoop magazine reports that JC’s SAT scores were “about 1200″
Early September – Newspaper article about ‘now-defunct’ FuManSkeeto being sued by Fuman, Inc.
Late September, rumors about Justin and JC not speaking to each other, Jive not backing JC’s efforts, etc.
01 – JC seen with ‘girlfriend’ Brazilian model Marcela in Sag Harbor, NY
01 – Lance back in Russia after trip to NASA Houston
02 – Lance back to training at Star City
03 – News that Lance has been asked to leave Russia’s cosmonaut training program
03 – Chris sees Joey in Rent
04 – onlyartist.com registered
04 – Ted Nugent, for $1 million, offered to have Lance over to his Michigan ranch to teach him bow hunting skills. The guitarist and outdoorsman said Bass could then join him on a weeklong hunt, “where he’ll be taught a greater appreciation for nature and gravity as he hunts, kills, cleans and cooks for himself. “Bass needs to quit worrying about going into outer space and embrace and celebrate life by learning how to kill his own food,” Nugent said Tuesday. “A slab of flesh on the back of a deer is the finest source of protein on the planet.” The 53-year-old rocker said he’d sweeten the deal by “throwing in a few guitar lessons.”
05 – Tonight’s E! News showed a very brief clip of JC getting dunked in the Hamptons this past weekend
05 – scheduled taping of NFL special in Times Square, including the cast of Rent
06 – Countdown To Kickoff – The NFL Times Square Concert, one hour special airs on CBS
07 – Joey reportedly seen at NY bar Cutting Room with Nia Vardalos. Much with the rumors
07 – Justin attends Liquid Mix Festival at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA (N.E.R.D., etc.) with Alyssa Milano
09 – Justin did interview on LA radio station Power 106 in the morning The DJ, Big Boy, asked him “The Hat of Forbidden Questions” (kicked mom’s dog, SBP, etc.)
09 – The Russian Space Agency notified NASA that Lance won’t fly the October mission (letter dated the 6th, faxed on the 9th)
09 – Joey appears on TRL
09? – Premiere of Making The Video for “Like I Love You”
09 – Fan Anna White, 21, was struck down and killed by a drunk truck driver who reversed into a crowd of fans outside the KIIS-FM radio station while Justin was making an appearance inside
09 – Justin seen at nightclub “Joseph’s”
09 – Joey attends wrap party at Pressure for John Stamos’ last performance in ‘Cabaret’
10 – Tony Lucca opened for Marc Anthony at the TD Waterhouse Center, Orlando. JC joined Tony for one song. Howie D. also attended the show and sang an encore with MA
10 – Joey’s party at Suede, co-hosted by Brandon Marcel. Others: Timberland, actors Gerald Bunsen and Donald Faison, and Richard Jefferson (NJ Nets)
12 – The New York Post reports Joey is playing role of “host” at Suede on Tuesday nights. The club is owned by Timbaland and Joey’s friend Eytan Sugarman
12 – Joey appears on Late Night With Conan O’Brien
12 or 13? – Joey appears on Caroline Rhea Show; Nia Vardalos drops in, belly dancing lesson
13? – Justin and Alyssa attend videogame launch party?
13 – International press debut/listening party for ‘Justified’
15 – Joey and Marissa Jaret Winokur (‘Hairspray’) host the 11th annual Broadway on Broadway in Times Square.
16-18 – Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament on Paradise Island, The Bahamas. Chris came in third? To be televised on October19. Other celebs there: Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, Wayne Gretzky, Angie Everhart, Beverly Johnson, Bryant Gumbel, Stone Philips, Boris Becker, Judd Nelson, Maury Povich
16? – Justin calls in briefly to TRL from LA
17 – Disneymania CD released, with Nsync’s a cappella version of “When You Wish Upon A Star”
17 – “Like I Love You” released as a 12″ collectible vinyl single
18 – Lance resumes training at Star City facility near Moscow
18 – Joey attends Rod Stewart album release party hosted by Clive Davis
18 – Justin presented the Best Salsa Album Award with Leah Remini at the Latin Grammys in LA
20 – From Foxnews.com: Joey says it’s a possibility he will reprise his role from MBFGW in the CBS TV series
22 – Some of Joey’s aunts/cousins reportedly attended the Sunday matinee of Rent
22 – The National Enquirer reports Chris Kirkpatrick is having troubles with his FumanSkeeto clothing line due to trademark issues. Someone else might own the rights to the name Fuman. Of course he might have more troubles than that, since FumanSkeeto.com was shuttered and the clothing line looks in limbo.
23 – Justin appears on NY WQHT-FM morning show. Hosts Star And Buc Wild ask him if he performed oral sex on Britney
23 – Justin golf practice
23 – Justin appears on TRL
23 – Lance back at Space City to finish up his training
24 – Private party/listening session for Justin’s new album, held at NYC’s hotspot Centro-Fly. Guests included Jennifer Love Hewitt, Musiq and Timbaland
24 – Announcement that Justin will act as a spokesman for an anti-drunk driving campaign, on behalf of Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving (RADD)
24 – Joey’s TNT Tuesdays at Suede: Justin “and his security detail”, Timbaland (owner of Suede and Super Producer), Murda Murphy, Samantha Cole, Versus, AP, RO, NJ Net Richard Jefferson, DJ Clue…
25 – Justin appears on 106th And Park
25 – Justin guest on NY’s Z100 radio station
25 – Justin and Joey spotted at Serafina in NY. Gossip was that nobody wanted to wait on Justin. “Nobody wants to wait on him because he thinks he doesn’t have to pay or tip,” said one waitress. Timberlake eventually got served when a daring young waitress went to his table, but she noted, “I always get his credit card first.”
25 – Announcement that Lance’s production company, A Happy Place, has optioned Gordon Korman’s kids book “Nose Pickers From Outer Space” for a mixed computer-animated and live-action space-travel musical.
26 – Nasty rumors about Lance attempting suicide (Clear Channel radio stations’ websites?)
26 – Britney saw Joey in Rent
27 – Z100.com (WENN) reports Lance Bass has denied reports that he threatened to kill himself after his mission into space failed earlier this month. A pal of the singer said he had become depressed and suicidal after the money deal for his dream trip to space had fallen through. “Lance is a very happy person and I’m sure he’s got more in his life than this trip, so I’d be very surprised if he got that upset about it all,” said a record company executive.
27 – Justin was a surprise guest on the Late Show with David Letterman
27 – O-Town saw Joey in Rent
27 – JC cameo appearance in WB’s “What I Like About You” airs
28 – The New York Post reports that Lynn Harless was spotted in a Harley-Davidson T-shirt and smoking Virginia Slims while partying with friends at Joseph’s in Hollywood.
28 – Joey calls out of the evening performance of Rent
28 – JC attends the Fashions for Foster Children reception, benefiting Children Uniting Nations. Held at the Warner Brothers Estate in Beverly Hills