Is justin timberlake dating rihanna

The pair then climb onto the hood of the vintage car.

In the next scene, Timberlake plays a guitar while lying on a large rocket.

It was released in the United Kingdom as a CD single on December 8, 2008.

"Rehab" reached top-ten positions on the singles charts in Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and Norway.

It reached number 16 on the UK Singles Chart and number 18 on the US Billboard magazine's Hot 100.

He wrote that the song "reverts to Rihanna's old styled R&B swoon, the groove being built around tambourine shakes, acoustic guitar swirls, and a subtle backbeat." Tom Breinan of Pitchfork Media wrote that Rihanna "comes closer than usual to depicting something resembling human emotion, but she still comes off sounding like a robot programmed to impersonate Alanis Morissette." Sal Cinquemani of Slant Magazine said that "Rehab" proves that Timberlake "is better off penning lyrics about sexy backs or dicks in boxes"—a reference to Timberlake's 2006 singles "Sexy Back" and "Dick in a Box".

The video begins as Rihanna, scantily dressed and wearing fishnet stockings, stands against a convertible car in a desert.

Timberlake wrote the song in collaboration with his producers, Hannon Lane and Timbaland, and provided additional vocals.

"Rehab" is a mid-paced R&B song with an emotional, melancholy chorus; the lyrics are about the protagonist's painful memories of her former lover, who is portrayed metaphorically as a disease.

Throughout the video, Timberlake and Rihanna vary their poses from sultry to defensive.

In his book Post Cinematic Affect (2010), Steven Shaviro wrote that, in the videos of "Rehab", "Love Sex Magic" and "4 Minutes", Timberlake "radiates a smothering sexual heat", and that these videos "can be contrasted with the videos from Timberlake's own Future Sex/Love Sounds album which Joshua Clover convincingly describes as a 'homosocial' exchange between Timberlake and his producer Timbaland".

The video was officially released on the i Tunes Store on May 11, 2007, peaking at number one for a period of eight weeks.

On May 1, 2007, "Umbrella" debuted on MTV's Total Request Live at ...

Timbaland was on tour with Justin Timberlake to promote Timberlake's 2006 album Future Sex/Love Sounds, which Timbaland had also produced.

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