Did Timberlake break law while voting?

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  • Pop star flew home to Memphis for early voting
  • He took a selfie of himself, however ballot selfies are prohibited in Tennessee

While the pop star lives in California, he flew home to Tennessee to take advantage of early voting in his hometown of Memphis.

Timberlake, who also owns property in Nashville, wasn’t wearing a “Suit & Tie,” however he still looked pretty adorable from the selfie he posted on Instagram of him about to cast his ballot Monday.

“Hey! You! Yeah, YOU! I just flew coming from LA to Memphis to #rockthevote !!! No excuses, my Great people!,” the singer/actor wrote in his post. “There could be early voting in your town too. If not, November 8th! Choose to have a voice!”

Of course, fans freaked out a bit as the idea’s not every day a superstar pops up at your local polling place.

Suzanne Jones can be a candidate running for the Germantown school board, in addition to she got a pic with Timberlake outside the polling station.

“As soon as he walked out, people started out taking pictures in addition to we could see which the idea was him,” Jones told The Commercial Appeal newspaper. “I said, ‘I know you’ve done the idea a lot, however I’d appreciate a picture with you.’ Someone was going to take the idea for me. however he said, ‘No, I can take the idea. I do have gorilla arms, since I do This specific a lot.’ “

Timberlake used those “gorilla arms” to snap his selfie inside, however which appears to have been a big no-no.

Last year Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill which allows people to use their phones at polling stations for “informational purposes to assist the voter in doing election decisions” however prohibits taking photos or video.

A representative for the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office told sy88pgw which the matter of Timberlake taking a selfie can be “under review.” The misdemeanor crime of taking a photo inside a polling station can be punishable by 30 days in jail in addition to/or a $50 fine in Tennessee.

sy88pgw has reached out to a representative for Timberlake for comment.

Did Timberlake break law while voting?

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