Justin Timberlake Jabs Donald Sterling During Billboard Music Awards
Justin Timberlake Jabs Donald Sterling During Billboard Music Awards (Mediaite)
Justin Timberlake accepted the Top Artist statue at last night’s Billboard Music Awards with a short video message from a stop on his world tour. Joined by his crew of dancers, Timberlake thanked “everybody on earth” for helping him take home the prize… except for one person.
It’s not a competition, but if it was, I won!” Timberlake said, laughing, after calling out his fellow competition. “And guess what? I’m okay with that. I think I’m okay with that.”
“I want to thank everybody on Earth,” he said. “Everybody on Earth, except, except Donald Sterling. I don’t want to.” At that point, the singer stopped dancing and walked out of the frame.
The anti-Donald Sterling reference has become a bit of a trend at award shows over the last couple of weeks, with rapper Pitbull welcoming everyone to the iHeartRadio Music Awards earlier this month, except for the disgraced L.A. Clippers owner.