It was a serious choice, and one people are still passionate about today.
But guess what, guys? TODAY THAT ENDS. TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF A NEW REIGN.
They're such BFFs, they're making a zombie horror Western movie together.
Nick's working with Asylum to write, direct, and star in the film. Nick and Joey will both play heroes, and AJ is the apprentice to the main villain.
And apparently, there was never any rivalry between the bands, even back in the day.
"This is such therapy for us!" Joey told BuzzFeed. According to Nick, the BSB/NSYNC rivalry was "all contrived" and "strictly the media being bored."
"We shared the same management, same label...but they would always kinda keep us away, apart, but there was actually no legitimate reason," Joey said.
Nick remembers passing Joey at the MTV Movie Awards one year and awkwardly saying hi.