Justin Timberlake was forced to dodge flying glass and punches as Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Rihanna and Chris Brown ducked for cover screaming with fear as a nightclub brawl broke out in New York.
The Sexy Back singer found himself at the centre of an almighty brawl as he celebrated pulling off a show-stopping duet with Beyonce.
Timberlake had to dive for cover and dodge punches after his minder tried to grab a mobile phone off a fan who had sneaked into the VIP area to snatch a snide picture of him.
The 27-year-old singer was seen diving for cover and dodging punches as the girl’s male friends jumped in to protect her from the minders at the New York Fashion Rocks party.
“It was mayhem. Justin narrowly missed being punched in the face when a fan tried to take a photo of him on her camera, and his minder kicked off, screaming at the girl and snatching the camera off her to delete the pic,” the Mirror quoted a source as saying.
“A huge commotion broke out with the fan’s male pals who tried to protect her. Fists were flying and JT was desperately trying to get out of the way.
Beyonce, who had wowed the crowd with her stunning voice, was heard making noises of a different kind as she and fellow diva Mariah Carey shrieked in terror during the melee at the Rainbow Bar in the early hours of Saturday.
Our champagne-quaffing mole says: “It was mayhem. Justin narrowly missed being punched in the face when a fan tried to take a photo of him on her camera, and his minder kicked off, screaming at the girl and snatching the camera off her to delete the pic.
It ended with Justin’s bouncer being thrown out of the plush bar - hardly Justified as all he did was try to protect him.