“A few weeks ago I displayed a strong lapse in judgement”, he wrote in an emotional Instagram post. “I drank way too much that night and regret my behaviour. I should have known better”.
The 38-year-old said he wanted to make it clear that “nothing happened” between him and actor Alisha Wainwright. He was snapped hand-in-hand with Alisha in November – they were part of a group pictured drinking on a balcony in New Orleans.
The pair were in the US city filming the upcoming movie Palmer – in which they play lovers. “I stay away from gossip as much as I can, but for my family I feel it is important to address recent rumours that are hurting the people I love”, the singer and actor wrote.
“I drank way too much that night and regret my behaviour. I should have known better. This is not the example I want to set for my son”. Justin Timberlake has been married to actress Jessica Biel, 37, since 2012, and they have a son Silas, four.
“I apologise 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”, he added.