Bad Romances: The True Stories Behind Ten Epic Break Up Songs

by (@megsokay)

“Cry Me A River” by Justin Timberlake

The Story of the Song: Well, based on music video which depicts Justin taking revenge on a Britney Spears look-alike for cheating on him, people tend to think this song is about Britney cheating on him.

The Story Behind the Song: Yes. It’s about Britney Spears cheating on Justin Timberlake. It’s also, funnily enough, about Justin’s fury over Britney’s decision to talk openly about him on stage.