Audrina Patridge remembers being ‘humiliated’ by Justin Timberlake at 2007 VMAs

Audrina Patridge does not assume a lot of Justin Timberlake.

In her new memoir, Selections: To the Hills and Again Once more, the truth star, 37, referred to as out the “SexyBack” singer’s “impolite, diva habits” when she helped current him with a Moonman on the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards.

“We have been invited to so many awards exhibits, and even requested to current just a few occasions,” Patridge wrote in an excerpt of her e-book, which is out Tuesday. “I am going to always remember the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, particularly. Lauren [Conrad], Whitney [Port] and I have been onstage to current the award for Male Artist of the Yr.”

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 09:  TV personalities Lauren Conrad, Audrina Patridge and Whitney Port, presenters, onstage at the 2007 Video Music Awards at the Palms Casino Resort on August 9, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Michael Caulfield/WireImage)

The Hills stars Lauren Conrad, Audrina Patridge and Whitney Port presenting on the 2007 Video Music Awards on the Palms On line casino Resort on Sept. 9, 2007. (Picture: Michael Caulfield/WireImage)

She mentioned Conrad and Port “have been past excited when Justin Timberlake gained” — beating Akon, Robin Thicke, T.I. and Kanye West — “as a result of they have been superfans. His wasn’t my form of music, so I couldn’t have cared much less, however I used to be excited for them.” Nevertheless, Timberlake — clearly not a The Hills fan — “would not even come as much as us and settle for the award in entrance of a packed home.”

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 09:  Singers Justin Timberlake (L) and Timbaland speak on stage during the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Palms Hotel and Casino on September 9, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Timbaland took the award from The Hills stars and gave it to Justin Timberlake. (Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Photos)

Timbaland, who carried out with Timberlake that night time, then got here onstage, took the award from the trio and introduced it to JT himself “as we backed off to the aspect.” (In her e-book, Patridge incorrectly recalled it being Chris Brown who stepped in. Timberlake talked about Brown in his speech.)

Patridge mentioned the entire thing “devastated” Conrad and Port whereas she was “irritated at his impolite, diva habits.”

Timberlake’s speech simply exacerbated her emotions.

“As if that wasn’t dangerous sufficient, Justin took middle stage and mentioned to the group: ‘MTV, play extra rattling movies. We do not wish to see the Simpsons on actuality tv,” as Jessica and Ashlee had exhibits on the community within the mid-aughts and The Hills catapulted its stars — additionally together with Heidi Montag — to fame after it premiered in 2006.

Patridge noticed his feedback as a “private assault” on actuality stars whereas “Lauren’s jaw dropped. We have been humiliated.”

That period — the aughts — was a bizarre one for superstar, particularly Timberlake. He broke out from boy band NSync and his 2006 album FutureSex/LoveSounds was a mega-hit. However he additionally broke up with girlfriend Britney Spears, exploiting their 2002 break up in interviews and track as she publicly struggled. He additionally left Janet Jackson to fend for herself after Nipplegate on the 2004 Tremendous Bowl.

Whereas addressing his remedy of Spears and Jackson in 2021, Timberlake mentioned, partly, that he was “deeply sorry for the occasions in my life the place my actions contributed to the issue, the place I spoke out of flip, or didn’t converse up for what was proper.”

Timberlake hasn’t commented on this recollection. Yahoo Leisure has reached out to his rep and can replace this story if he does.

The Hills was a mega-hit for MTV throughout its run — getting a lift from Kristin Cavallari after Conrad left in 2009. A spin-off The Hills: New Beginnings premiered in 2019 — with Patridge again — however was canceled earlier this 12 months.

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