As we reported earlier, Justin Timberlake has a shady, questionable history with Britney Spears. Kevin Winter / Getty Images As the original fuckboy he truly is, Justin has been using Britney's name for press for 14 years...but now I think we've finally discovered exactly WHY. Tommaso Boddi / Getty Images It's because he still MIGHT be in love with her. Vince Bucci / Getty Images Gross, I know. But here's the proof. Background: Justin's nickname for Britney was "Pinky." Her nickname for him was "Stinky." Getty Images So, in May 2016, Justin was doing promo for that Trolls movie. Everything was great, dandy, fine. youtube.com Then the interviewer randomly used the word "pinky," aka his nickname for Britney. youtube.com Upon hearing the word "pinky," his smile turns to a frown. youtube.com His face literally drops. youtube.com He is essentially triggered. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com As you can tell, he is *clearly* flashing back to better times. The Britney times. Watch for yourself. It starts at 2:10. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Hopefully someday this mystery will be solved. Unsolved Mysteries RIP Robert Stack. H/t: Exhale.