Justin Timberlake officially speaks out on Alisha Wainwright photos - see full statement!

The former boy band member apologized to his wife and family

Justin Timberlake has officially spoken up about the photos we saw of him with Palmer co-star Alisha Wainwright. After about a week of silence, the What Goes Around... Comes Around singer took to his personal social media page to share a statement that addressed all the buzz that was produced by the photos of the two of them holding hands and out at a bar in New Orleans. In the statement he shared with not only his 56.8 million followers, but the world, the Take Back The Night singer explained how he showed a "strong lapse in judgement [sic]." He also made it clear that nothing was, or is, going on between him and the former Shadowhunters actress.

Justin and Jessica were married on October 19, 2012, and they share a young son, Silas

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Justin also apologized to his wife Jessica Biel  and family for putting them through "such an embarassing situation" and that he "should have known better." The singer-turned actor kicked off the note posted on his Instagram, “I stay away from gossip as much as I can, but for my family, I feel it is important to address recent rumors that are hurting the people I love.”

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He then went on to write: “This is not the example I want to set for my son. I apologize to my amazing wife and family for putting them through such an embarrassing situation, and I am focused on being the best husband and father I can be. This was not that. I am incredibly proud to be working on Palmer. Looking forward to continuing to make this movie and excited for people to see it”

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The weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday photos of the Rock Your Body singer and his co-star emerged of them holding hands on a balcony of a bar in New Orleans. The two were enjoying a night out with fellow cast and crew after filming wrapped for the day. After news broke, Alisha's team released a statement stating that "There is absolutely no validity to this speculation. They are currently working on a project together. Members of the cast and crew were all together."

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