*NSYNC Timeline – January 2008
01 – From the NY Post: We prodded a handful of big names, from starlets to musicians to authors to plain old New York legends. The question was simple: Where do you resolve to travel in 2008? Here, their answers.
Lance Bass: Australia. I’ve never been and I know I’ll love it. I want to go there and, like, surf and scuba dive. Yeah, that’s what I want to do.
03 – Pollstar reports that Justin had the 3rd top-grossing concert tour in North America in 2007, grossing $70.6 million, with tickets going for an average on $77.57
04 – From JC’s MySpace: Subject: TONIGHT
Body: Be sure to watch my guest appearance on NBC’s “LAS VEGAS” tonight!!!
06 – Joey photographed with Kym Johnson at the Cumberland movie theater, Toronto, where they saw Sweeney Todd
06 – Lance’s final performance in Hairspray. Boyfriend Ben, Diane Bass, and Lance’s Grandma Mimi attend.
06 – From OK! Magazine: Today We’re Loving…
Those college drinking games that prove to be fun at any age! To celebrate Lance Bass’ exit from Broadway, he and his friends including Ashley Parker Angel and George Wendt headed to Brother Jimmy’s in NYC where they took over the upstairs and played flip cup and beer pong.
07 – Lance photographed at boyfriend Ben’s 24th birthday party at Club Butter, NYC
07 – From National Enquirer: The long rivalry between the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC must have finally come to an end. A.J. McLean and JC Chasez were chilling like old buddies at Hyde on Jan. 7. The new BFFs were drinking and checking out the ladies – then left together after they struck out. This was AJ’s birthday party?
08 – People’s Choice Awards. Justin wins Favorite Male Singer, Pop Song for “What Goes Around,” (also Hip Hop Song – Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin, “Give It To Me”)
10 – Lance sighting from Gawker Stalker: E. Houston St. & Bowery… “Saw Lance Bass last night around 8:30 p.m. at Room Service on 8th Avenue. He was with his boyfriend and a few other guys.”
11 – Colorado NBC affiliate channel 11 reports on this day that Justin and Jessical Biel stopped in at a Grand Junction Chick-Fil-A restaurant “last week”
11 – Episode of “Hannah Montana” with Joey premieres
11 – Justin photographed leaving West Hollywood nightclub Villa (with Kate Hudson?)
12 – Star Magazine reports (on Jan. 24): Former ‘N SYNC star Lance Bass had to be taken to hospital earlier this month (January 12th) after injuring himself at a New York gym.
The gay star bashed his head on a weightlifting machine, after refusing help with a workout, reports America’s Star magazine.
A source tells the tabloid, “He tried to use an upper-body machine, but he put more weight on it than he could handle.” Star claims a lever swung back and hit him, badly cutting his head. The source adds, “He was bleeding so badly that the trainers had to call an ambulance to take him away. He was so embarrassed.” Lance’s assistant Lisa says the story is not true.
14 – Lance photographed at Victoria Secret Supermodel Selita Ebanks Kicks Off “Fight Week” at Pop Burger, East 58th Street, NYC
23 – Justin calls in to Ellen to wish her happy birthday. He says he’ll be in London over his birthday next week to film a music video with Madonna
25 – From Star Magazine: Lance & Ben Get Serious
Now that his run in Broadway’s Hairspray has come to a close, Lance Bass plans to head back to Beverly Hills. And he’s asked his hairstylist beau, Ben Thigpen, to move with him! “I am shocked,” a pal of the 28-year-old former boy band member tells Star. “When he first met Ben, he was wishy-washy about the relationship. Now he says he doesn’t want to be without him and is telling friends how excited he is about bringing Ben back to the West Coast.” The two met through a mutual chum in September.
25 – Lance spotted at Social, The Florida Room and SET, Miami
26 – Premiere of America’s Best Dance Crew Casting Special on MTV, with JC as one of the judges, live in Culver City
26 – Lance spotting having dinner at Kobe Club, Miami
26 – Rumor has it that Justin was spotted at Tenjune in NYC, making out with a brunette that was not Jessica Biel (who is filming a movie in the U.K.)
26 – Justin photographed with Jessica Biel in London
27 – Lance and Ben, “huge fight”? (See Feb. 6)
27 – Joey does red carpet interview duties for TV Guide Channel for the Screen Actors Guild, Shrine Auditorium, Hollywood
28 – Joey’s 31th birthday
28ish – Lance and Joey attend Joey’s birthday party at Club Villa, West Hollywood
28ish – Joey celebrated his birthday with Zero-G at the Shuttle Landing Facility, Kennedy Space Center, with Kelly on G Force One
28 – From this date’s OK!magazine.com: Lance Bass heat up Miami with his boyfriend and four friends where the group enjoyed dinner at Kobe Club Miami.
28 – Lance and Ben to fly to LA and move in together? (See Feb. 6)
31 – Justin’s 27th birthday
31 – Madonna presented Justin a cupcake and champagne on the set of her new video, “4 Minutes to Save the World,” being shot in London
31 – Joey photographed at the Offical Super Bowl XLII Talent and Player Gift Lounge produced by the NFL and ON 3 Productions, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
31 – Joey photographed at the Sony CIERGE / Tenjune luxury cocktail reception, Audi Phoenix Forum, Phoenix, AZ
31 – Joey photographed at the “Super Thursday” party with P Diddy and Nich Lachey, Scottsdale, AZ