- Jamie McCarty on Twitter
- Justin Timberlake performed in the Super Bowl halftime show this year, with classics such as “Cry Me A River” and “Rock Your Body.”
- But an onlooker who appears to casually look at his phone as Justin Timberlake performed next to him stole the show with the Internet.
- The kid on his phone is spurring hilarious memes, such as one that speculates he’s Googling “who is Justin Timberlake.”
- He was actually looking at a selfie of him and Timberlake on his phone that was taken moments earlier.
A kid snapped casually looking at his phone as Justin Timberlake performs next to him is spurring hilarious memes and reactions on Twitter.
As Timberlake performed hit songs like “Can’t Stop The Feeling” and “Rock Your Body,” one onlooker seemed indifferent, staring into his iPhone.
It didn’t take long for the seemingly indifferent teen to steal the show. In reality, he had taken a selfie with Timberlake moments earlier and was examining his phone.
Some speculated that the kid didn’t know who Timberlake, whose career peaked a decade ago, was:
— Jamie McCarty (@JamieMcCarty) February 5, 2018
Others joked he was playing HQ Trivia:
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) February 5, 2018
He was also compared to Left Shark, who stole the show during Katy Perry’s halftime show.
awkward phone kid is the new left shark
— anthony li (@anthonyli) February 5, 2018
One person tweeted he could have been experiencing technical difficulties:
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) February 5, 2018
And another person compared him to Kim and Khloe Kardashian:
— Caroline McNamara (@cmcnamara1110) February 5, 2018
Here’s a shot of him taking a selfie with Timberlake:
— Alexia Abrego (@Alexia_Abrego23) February 5, 2018