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Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake have well and truly moved on from what she has described as “one of the world’s biggest break-ups”, as evidenced in their recent Instagram exchange.

On Thursday morning, Britney surprised her followers with a video of herself striking a variety of poses to her famous ex’s track, Nasty.

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This is my version of Snapchat or TikTok or whatever the cool thing you’re supposed to do these days,” she joked. “As you can see I’m not really dancing folks… I’m just very bored.”

Addressing her music choice, Britney added: “PS I know we had one of the world’s biggest breakups 20 years ago …… but hey the man is a genius !!!! Great song JT.”

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Britney’s sister Jamie Lynn and boyfriend Sam Asghari were among those to comment on the video soon after it was uploaded, but what no one was expecting was that Justin himself would also send the Womanizer singer a message, posting a string of emojis.

Justin Timberlake responds to Britney Spears’ Instagram post calling him a “genius.” pic.twitter.com/H6EIHRZjiZ

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The two former teen stars were one of the most high-profile couples of the early 2000s, dating for three years until they eventually called it a day in 2002.

Shortly after the split, Justin released one of his biggest tracks, Cry Me A River, which appears to detail the split, and featured a Britney look-a-like in the music video.

Britney and Justin at the height of their relationship in 2001

Britney later claimed that Justin had told her about the video ahead of time, telling her that it was “not a big deal”.

She later branded the music video a “publicity stunt”, claiming he’d told her afterwards: “Well, I got a controversial video.”

“So he got what he wanted,” Britney told Rolling Stone. “I think it looks like such a desperate attempt, personally.”

The former teen stars made one of their most infamous red carpet appearances at the AMAs in 2001

Britney’s own chart-topping song, Everytime, is perceived by many as her response to Cry Me A River, and her split from Justin.

While Britney has now been dating Sam Asghari since 2016, Justin is married to actress Jessica Biel, with whom he has a son.

Calvin Harris made headlines the world over when he called out his ex on Twitter, accusing her of trying to 'tear him down' and suggesting she has a tendency to 'bury' anyone she disagrees with, including her pop rival Katy Perry.

Calvin Harris And Taylor Swift

Calvin Harris made headlines the world over when he called out his ex on Twitter, accusing her of trying to ‘tear him down’ and suggesting she has a tendency to ‘bury’ anyone she disagrees with, including her pop rival Katy Perry.

Raymond Hall via Getty Images

Taylor isn't the only one of Calvin's exes he's got beef with, though. Rita Ora revealed shortly after their split that the DJ had forbidden her from performing their collaboration 'I Will Never Let You Down' at an awards ceremony in the US.He later insisted he had a 'damn good reason' for putting the brakes on her scheduled performance.

Calvin Harris And Rita Ora

Taylor isn’t the only one of Calvin’s exes he’s got beef with, though. Rita Ora revealed shortly after their split that the DJ had forbidden her from performing their collaboration ‘I Will Never Let You Down’ at an awards ceremony in the US.

He later insisted he had a ‘damn good reason’ for putting the brakes on her scheduled performance.

David M. Benett via Getty Images

It was drama from the beginning with these two, who met in the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house in January 2016, when Stephanie was still dating model Sam Reece.Although they tried to make a go of it in the outside world, it wasn't long before infidelity accusations were thrown from both sides, with Stephanie eventually announcing she was pregnant with Jeremy's child, though he has insisted the baby is not his.

Stephanie Davis and Jeremy McConnell

It was drama from the beginning with these two, who met in the ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ house in January 2016, when Stephanie was still dating model Sam Reece.

Although they tried to make a go of it in the outside world, it wasn’t long before infidelity accusations were thrown from both sides, with Stephanie eventually announcing she was pregnant with Jeremy’s child, though he has insisted the baby is not his.

Jeff Spicer via Getty Images

They were truly love's young dream in the early 2000s, but things quickly turned sour and they broke hearts all over the world when they announced they'd split.He later addressed the break-up in his track 'Cry Me A River', and has repeatedly made digs at her over the past decade.

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

They were truly love’s young dream in the early 2000s, but things quickly turned sour and they broke hearts all over the world when they announced they’d split.

He later addressed the break-up in his track ‘Cry Me A River’, and has repeatedly made digs at her over the past decade.

CHRIS PIZZELLO/AP

Kanye and Amber split in 2010, but it was years later that he took a swipe at her in the press, suggesting new wife Kim Kardashian had made him take "30 showers" before they got together, because of their relationship.Amber then caused ripples on social media with #FingersInTheBooty-gate, with Kanye later using Amber as one of 12 celebs in his shocking 'Famous' music video.

Kanye West and Amber Rose

Kanye and Amber split in 2010, but it was years later that he took a swipe at her in the press, suggesting new wife Kim Kardashian had made him take “30 showers” before they got together, because of their relationship.

Amber then caused ripples on social media with #FingersInTheBooty-gate, with Kanye later using Amber as one of 12 celebs in his shocking ‘Famous’ music video.

Michel Dufour via Getty Images

It was one of the most outrageous 'Made In Chelsea' moments ever when one of our fave couples went their separate ways, after it was claimed Alex had been unfaithful.While he initially owned up to one indiscretion, it later transpired that an entire orgy had taken place without his girlfriend's knowledge, and their relationship swiftly ended.

Binky Felstead and Alex Mytton

It was one of the most outrageous ‘Made In Chelsea’ moments ever when one of our fave couples went their separate ways, after it was claimed Alex had been unfaithful.

While he initially owned up to one indiscretion, it later transpired that an entire orgy had taken place without his girlfriend’s knowledge, and their relationship swiftly ended.

Ben A. Pruchnie via Getty Images

Rob was furious with Rita when they broke up, posting a string of crude tweets about her, including one where he accused her of 'cheating on him with 20 dudes'.

Rita Ora and Rob Kardashian

Rob was furious with Rita when they broke up, posting a string of crude tweets about her, including one where he accused her of ‘cheating on him with 20 dudes’.

CopettiPhotofabREXShutterstock

We're seeing a bit of a pattern here, but it was only long after their 'amicable' split that things appeared to turn sour for David McIntosh and Kelly Brook.Shortly after their break-up, they were both victims of a mass celebrity nude photo hacking, with Kelly publicly tweeting David to tell him: 'Your nob's online. Email me.'

Kelly Brook and David McIntosh

We’re seeing a bit of a pattern here, but it was only long after their ‘amicable’ split that things appeared to turn sour for David McIntosh and Kelly Brook.

Shortly after their break-up, they were both victims of a mass celebrity nude photo hacking, with Kelly publicly tweeting David to tell him: ‘Your nob’s online. Email me.’

JB Lacroix via Getty Images

They haven't been together for years, but it seems these two still have a lot of unfinished business. Most recently, Selena tweeted Justin to tell him he was being unfair to his Beliebers by blaming them for laying into his new girlfriend, something she knows a whole lot about.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez

They haven’t been together for years, but it seems these two still have a lot of unfinished business.

Most recently, Selena tweeted Justin to tell him he was being unfair to his Beliebers by blaming them for laying into his new girlfriend, something she knows a whole lot about.

C Flanigan via Getty Images

Things turned really sour between Naya Rivera and Big Sean once they'd ended their relationship, with the 'Glee' actress accusing her ex of stealing her Rolex, something he has vehemently denied since.

Big Sean and Naya Rivera

Things turned really sour between Naya Rivera and Big Sean once they’d ended their relationship, with the ‘Glee’ actress accusing her ex of stealing her Rolex, something he has vehemently denied since.

Jason LaVeris via Getty Images

Chantelle publicly blasted Alex in 2012 once they'd called time on their relationship, accusing him of turning their home into a 'sex dungeon' when she was eight months pregnant.He later issued a public statement in a video, urging Chantelle to allow him to see their baby daughter, Dolly.

Chantelle Houghton and Alex Reid

Chantelle publicly blasted Alex in 2012 once they’d called time on their relationship, accusing him of turning their home into a ‘sex dungeon’ when she was eight months pregnant.

He later issued a public statement in a video, urging Chantelle to allow him to see their baby daughter, Dolly.

Doug Peters/Doug Peters

Kelly has never been one for holding back on social media (just ask Dannii Minogue, or her father's former mistress), and this was never more true than when she split with Luke Worrall.After discovering he'd slept with a model behind her back, Kelly blasted her then-fiancé on social media, calling him the 'biggest piece of shit ever' also accusing him of sleeping with 'hundreds of girls as well as men behind her back'.

Kelly Osbourne and Luke Worrall

Kelly has never been one for holding back on social media (just ask Dannii Minogue, or her father’s former mistress), and this was never more true than when she split with Luke Worrall.

After discovering he’d slept with a model behind her back, Kelly blasted her then-fiancé on social media, calling him the ‘biggest piece of shit ever’ also accusing him of sleeping with ‘hundreds of girls as well as men behind her back’.

Gregg DeGuire via Getty Images

The British reality TV romance that had everyone talking finally came to an end in 2012, after the two had been together for 11 years (which The Goodge was in no rush to let anyone forget).Since marrying Michelle Keegan, Mark has repeatedly blasted his ex, urging her to stop mentioning him in interviews and to 'have some self-respect'.

Lauren Goodger and Mark Wright

The British reality TV romance that had everyone talking finally came to an end in 2012, after the two had been together for 11 years (which The Goodge was in no rush to let anyone forget).

Since marrying Michelle Keegan, Mark has repeatedly blasted his ex, urging her to stop mentioning him in interviews and to ‘have some self-respect’.

Mark Cuthbert via Getty Images

Twihards were stunned when it emerged that K-Stew (*sigh*) had slept with 'Snow White and the Huntsman' director Rupert Sanders behind R-Patz's (again, *sigh*) back.The two attempted to get their relationship back on track, but allegedly split when he learned she was still in contact with Rupert.

Robert Pattison and Kristen Stewart

Twihards were stunned when it emerged that K-Stew (*sigh*) had slept with ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ director Rupert Sanders behind R-Patz’s (again, *sigh*) back.

The two attempted to get their relationship back on track, but allegedly split when he learned she was still in contact with Rupert.

Fred Duval via Getty Images

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake have well and truly moved on from what she has described as “one of the world’s biggest break-ups”, as evidenced in their recent Instagram exchange.

On Thursday morning, Britney surprised her followers with a video of herself striking a variety of poses to her famous ex’s track, Nasty.

This is my version of Snapchat or TikTok or whatever the cool thing you’re supposed to do these days,” she joked. “As you can see I’m not really dancing folks... I’m just very bored.”

Addressing her music choice, Britney added: “PS I know we had one of the world’s biggest breakups 20 years ago …… but hey the man is a genius !!!! Great song JT.”

Britney’s sister Jamie Lynn and boyfriend Sam Asghari were among those to comment on the video soon after it was uploaded, but what no one was expecting was that Justin himself would also send the Womanizer singer a message, posting a string of emojis.

The two former teen stars were one of the most high-profile couples of the early 2000s, dating for three years until they eventually called it a day in 2002.

Shortly after the split, Justin released one of his biggest tracks, Cry Me A River, which appears to detail the split, and featured a Britney look-a-like in the music video.

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Britney and Justin at the height of their relationship in 2001

Britney later claimed that Justin had told her about the video ahead of time, telling her that it was “not a big deal”.

She later branded the music video a “publicity stunt”, claiming he’d told her afterwards: “Well, I got a controversial video.”

“So he got what he wanted,” Britney told Rolling Stone. “I think it looks like such a desperate attempt, personally.”

The former teen stars made one of their most infamous red carpet appearances at the AMAs in 2001

Britney’s own chart-topping song, Everytime, is perceived by many as her response to Cry Me A River, and her split from Justin.

While Britney has now been dating Sam Asghari since 2016, Justin is married to actress Jessica Biel, with whom he has a son.

Calvin Harris made headlines the world over when he called out his ex on Twitter, accusing her of trying to 'tear him down' and suggesting she has a tendency to 'bury' anyone she disagrees with, including her pop rival Katy Perry.

Calvin Harris And Taylor Swift

Calvin Harris made headlines the world over when he called out his ex on Twitter, accusing her of trying to 'tear him down' and suggesting she has a tendency to 'bury' anyone she disagrees with, including her pop rival Katy Perry. Raymond Hall via Getty Images
Taylor isn't the only one of Calvin's exes he's got beef with, though. Rita Ora revealed shortly after their split that the DJ had forbidden her from performing their collaboration 'I Will Never Let You Down' at an awards ceremony in the US.He later insisted he had a 'damn good reason' for putting the brakes on her scheduled performance.

Calvin Harris And Rita Ora

Taylor isn't the only one of Calvin's exes he's got beef with, though. Rita Ora revealed shortly after their split that the DJ had forbidden her from performing their collaboration 'I Will Never Let You Down' at an awards ceremony in the US.

He later insisted he had a 'damn good reason' for putting the brakes on her scheduled performance. David M. Benett via Getty Images
It was drama from the beginning with these two, who met in the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house in January 2016, when Stephanie was still dating model Sam Reece.Although they tried to make a go of it in the outside world, it wasn't long before infidelity accusations were thrown from both sides, with Stephanie eventually announcing she was pregnant with Jeremy's child, though he has insisted the baby is not his.

Stephanie Davis and Jeremy McConnell

It was drama from the beginning with these two, who met in the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house in January 2016, when Stephanie was still dating model Sam Reece.

Although they tried to make a go of it in the outside world, it wasn't long before infidelity accusations were thrown from both sides, with Stephanie eventually announcing she was pregnant with Jeremy's child, though he has insisted the baby is not his. Jeff Spicer via Getty Images
They were truly love's young dream in the early 2000s, but things quickly turned sour and they broke hearts all over the world when they announced they'd split.He later addressed the break-up in his track 'Cry Me A River', and has repeatedly made digs at her over the past decade.

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

They were truly love's young dream in the early 2000s, but things quickly turned sour and they broke hearts all over the world when they announced they'd split.

He later addressed the break-up in his track 'Cry Me A River', and has repeatedly made digs at her over the past decade. CHRIS PIZZELLO/AP
Kanye and Amber split in 2010, but it was years later that he took a swipe at her in the press, suggesting new wife Kim Kardashian had made him take "30 showers" before they got together, because of their relationship.Amber then caused ripples on social media with #FingersInTheBooty-gate, with Kanye later using Amber as one of 12 celebs in his shocking 'Famous' music video.

Kanye West and Amber Rose

Kanye and Amber split in 2010, but it was years later that he took a swipe at her in the press, suggesting new wife Kim Kardashian had made him take "30 showers" before they got together, because of their relationship.

Amber then caused ripples on social media with #FingersInTheBooty-gate, with Kanye later using Amber as one of 12 celebs in his shocking 'Famous' music video. Michel Dufour via Getty Images
It was one of the most outrageous 'Made In Chelsea' moments ever when one of our fave couples went their separate ways, after it was claimed Alex had been unfaithful.While he initially owned up to one indiscretion, it later transpired that an entire orgy had taken place without his girlfriend's knowledge, and their relationship swiftly ended.

Binky Felstead and Alex Mytton

It was one of the most outrageous 'Made In Chelsea' moments ever when one of our fave couples went their separate ways, after it was claimed Alex had been unfaithful.

While he initially owned up to one indiscretion, it later transpired that an entire orgy had taken place without his girlfriend's knowledge, and their relationship swiftly ended. Ben A. Pruchnie via Getty Images
Rob was furious with Rita when they broke up, posting a string of crude tweets about her, including one where he accused her of 'cheating on him with 20 dudes'.

Rita Ora and Rob Kardashian

Rob was furious with Rita when they broke up, posting a string of crude tweets about her, including one where he accused her of 'cheating on him with 20 dudes'. CopettiPhotofabREXShutterstock
We're seeing a bit of a pattern here, but it was only long after their 'amicable' split that things appeared to turn sour for David McIntosh and Kelly Brook.Shortly after their break-up, they were both victims of a mass celebrity nude photo hacking, with Kelly publicly tweeting David to tell him: 'Your nob's online. Email me.'

Kelly Brook and David McIntosh

We're seeing a bit of a pattern here, but it was only long after their 'amicable' split that things appeared to turn sour for David McIntosh and Kelly Brook.

Shortly after their break-up, they were both victims of a mass celebrity nude photo hacking, with Kelly publicly tweeting David to tell him: 'Your nob's online. Email me.' JB Lacroix via Getty Images
They haven't been together for years, but it seems these two still have a lot of unfinished business. Most recently, Selena tweeted Justin to tell him he was being unfair to his Beliebers by blaming them for laying into his new girlfriend, something she knows a whole lot about.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez

They haven't been together for years, but it seems these two still have a lot of unfinished business.

Most recently, Selena tweeted Justin to tell him he was being unfair to his Beliebers by blaming them for laying into his new girlfriend, something she knows a whole lot about. C Flanigan via Getty Images
Things turned really sour between Naya Rivera and Big Sean once they'd ended their relationship, with the 'Glee' actress accusing her ex of stealing her Rolex, something he has vehemently denied since.

Big Sean and Naya Rivera

Things turned really sour between Naya Rivera and Big Sean once they'd ended their relationship, with the 'Glee' actress accusing her ex of stealing her Rolex, something he has vehemently denied since. Jason LaVeris via Getty Images
Chantelle publicly blasted Alex in 2012 once they'd called time on their relationship, accusing him of turning their home into a 'sex dungeon' when she was eight months pregnant.He later issued a public statement in a video, urging Chantelle to allow him to see their baby daughter, Dolly.

Chantelle Houghton and Alex Reid

Chantelle publicly blasted Alex in 2012 once they'd called time on their relationship, accusing him of turning their home into a 'sex dungeon' when she was eight months pregnant.

He later issued a public statement in a video, urging Chantelle to allow him to see their baby daughter, Dolly. Doug Peters/Doug Peters
Kelly has never been one for holding back on social media (just ask Dannii Minogue, or her father's former mistress), and this was never more true than when she split with Luke Worrall.After discovering he'd slept with a model behind her back, Kelly blasted her then-fiancé on social media, calling him the 'biggest piece of shit ever' also accusing him of sleeping with 'hundreds of girls as well as men behind her back'.

Kelly Osbourne and Luke Worrall

Kelly has never been one for holding back on social media (just ask Dannii Minogue, or her father's former mistress), and this was never more true than when she split with Luke Worrall.

After discovering he'd slept with a model behind her back, Kelly blasted her then-fiancé on social media, calling him the 'biggest piece of shit ever' also accusing him of sleeping with 'hundreds of girls as well as men behind her back'. Gregg DeGuire via Getty Images
The British reality TV romance that had everyone talking finally came to an end in 2012, after the two had been together for 11 years (which The Goodge was in no rush to let anyone forget).Since marrying Michelle Keegan, Mark has repeatedly blasted his ex, urging her to stop mentioning him in interviews and to 'have some self-respect'.

Lauren Goodger and Mark Wright

The British reality TV romance that had everyone talking finally came to an end in 2012, after the two had been together for 11 years (which The Goodge was in no rush to let anyone forget).

Since marrying Michelle Keegan, Mark has repeatedly blasted his ex, urging her to stop mentioning him in interviews and to 'have some self-respect'. Mark Cuthbert via Getty Images
Twihards were stunned when it emerged that K-Stew (*sigh*) had slept with 'Snow White and the Huntsman' director Rupert Sanders behind R-Patz's (again, *sigh*) back.The two attempted to get their relationship back on track, but allegedly split when he learned she was still in contact with Rupert.

Robert Pattison and Kristen Stewart

Twihards were stunned when it emerged that K-Stew (*sigh*) had slept with 'Snow White and the Huntsman' director Rupert Sanders behind R-Patz's (again, *sigh*) back.

The two attempted to get their relationship back on track, but allegedly split when he learned she was still in contact with Rupert. Fred Duval via Getty Images

Source: Huffington Post Australia Athena2 https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/britney-spears-justin-timberlake-instagram_au_5e98f414c5b6ead1400a305a

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