Spears and Timberlake were an iconic celebrity couple. In real life, Timberlake and Spears were serious CoupleGoals; Britney Ever After definitely replicated the intensity of their young love with great aplomb. But when it came to shedding some light on what actually broke up Spears and Timberlake, the Lifetime whos justin timberlake dating may have stumbled a little bit.
That, in combination with Britney's quick rise to fame seemed to throw off Justin and push him further away from Britney. Shortly after a fight in the dressing room over a piece of fan mail, Justin had had enough. Bustle reached out to Timberlake and Spears' reps about their thoughts on the film in general and to Lifetime about the film's accuracy but did not hear back. Neither of them really ever went into detail about why their relationship ended, with Timberlake expertly dodging the question in an interview with Barbara Walters shortly after the split: "I remember when we decided we were going to go our separate ways, we sat down and I said to her, 'If there's ever a moment where you ever need me, you can rest assured that I will be there, because I love you as a person and I will always love you.