Jimmy Fallon Helped Justin Timberlake with Wedding Speech


0  Updated at 3:26 am, April 19th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jimmy Fallon was one of the guests at Justin Timberlake and Jessica’ Biel’s wedding last October, and the singer reveals in a new Time magazine article that the late night host helped make his groom speech a memorable moment for everyone.

Fallon has just been designated by Time as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World.”  Timberlake tells the magazine Fallon is a “brilliant comedian” and “talented musician,” and a pal who lent him a hand during an awkward wedding moment.

Timberlake writes, “Picture this: I’m in the heart of an impromptu speech at my wedding reception in front of 150 guests, pouring it out to my lovely new bride. You could hear a pin drop.  I paused for just a moment in between thoughts.  And then there was Jimmy, shouting a joke from his seat, sparking an improv between the two of us that went on for a good five or 10 minutes and had all our guests roaring with laughter.”

Timberlake wasn’t mad that he had to share the moment with Fallon, adding, “It turned into a moment that everyone there will remember forever.  Anyone else would have bombed on that stage.”

Timberlake and Biel tied the knot at an Italian seaside resort.

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