Courtesy of Esquire
Thanks to a full-body Ernie costume, complete with mask, Justin disguised himself as the famous 'Sesame Street' character and spent an entire afternoon out in public, while simultaneously enjoying his anonymity!
As a part of Esquire's October cover story on Justin, journalist Chris Jones and Timberlake put on Bert and Ernie costumes, respectively, and took to the San Diego Convention Center in their unconventional outfits. JT, of course, received plenty of attention -- but as the beloved TV puppet, not as the boy band heartthrob-turned-Grammy-winning solo artist and actor.
"I keep forgetting, when people ask to take our picture it's because I'm Ernie. It's not because I'm me," the star recalled. While Jones encouraged Justin to take off his mask and surprise the clueless crowd, Timberlake preferred to remain incognito while he could. "No way, dude. You have no idea what it's like. I can sometime walk around New York if I dress the right way, but that's it."
Justin even claimed, "You're witnessing one of the most memorable days of my life."
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