Britney Spears is owning up to her past infidelity.
In her upcoming memoir The Woman in Me, the "Stronger" singer addressed the longstanding rumor that she cheated on Justin Timberlake during their early aughts romance. Though she confirmed that she did kiss choreographer Wade Robson, who worked with Timberlake and *NSYNC during their 2000 No Strings Attached Tour, Britney contended it was a reaction to rumors of her then-boyfriend's own unfaithfulness, according to the New York Times, who obtained a copy of the book.
"We were out one night and we went to a Spanish bar," the pop star wrote in an excerpt published by The Sun on Oct. 18. "We danced and danced. I made out with him that night."
However, Spears, 41, asserted that she had been loyal to Timberlake, 42, for years "with that one exception," sharing the two were able to move past her tryst with Robson, 41, and stay together until 2002.
The book also details her past relationship with Timberlake, including how she got an abortion after conceiving a baby their baby.
"Justin definitely wasn't happy about the pregnancy," she alleged in a passage published by People. "He said we weren't ready to have a baby in our lives, that we were way too young."
As for their breakup? Spears wrote that Timberlake initiated it over text, according to NYT, leaving her "devastated."
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E! News has reached out to reps for Robson and for Timberlake, who has yet to publicly address the claims in Spears' memoir. However, he issued an apology to the "Toxic" artist, as well as to his former Super Bowl collaborator Janet Jackson, for his "ignorance" in 2021.
Recently, a source told E! News that Timberlake is paying no mind to the buzz surrounding Spears' book. "Justin has been working on music," the insider shared, "and loving what he's been making."
For a timeline of Spears and Timberlake's romance, keep reading.