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Timberlake scarred by 2003 Stones benefit show

Justin Timberlake still shudders when he recalls his performance at a Toronto, Canada benefit concert organized by Mick Jagger - because he was pelted with beer cans by unhappy rock fans.

The Rolling Stones personally invited the Cry Me a River singer and his band to take the stage at the 2003 show - but his rendition of Miss You did not go down well with concertgoers.

He tells Playboy, "That was terrible. I mean, I got beer cans thrown at me the whole f**king day. That was the most humiliated I ever felt as a musician.

"Imagine, you get a call from Mick Jagger: 'I'd really like you to come and do the Stars for SARS benefit.' You say, 'Of course'. Then you get there and the bill is the Stones, AC/DC, the Guess Who.

"I said, 'Is there no one else here in my genre? This could be bad.'

"I remember saying to my band, 'Hey, guys, I don't know what's going to happen, so just brace yourselves.' And it was worse than I expected. My set was four songs, 15 minutes, and it was literally raining beer cans and glass bottles the whole time from 500,000 people who wanted to see AC/DC and not my sorry a**."