TODAY   |  February 24, 2014

Justin Timberlake apologizes for canceling concert

Josh Zepps of the Huffington Post fills TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb in on Alec Baldwin’s public decision to leave New York City, Justin Timberlake apologizing for canceling a concert because he was sick, and Jimmy Fallon’s first week as host of “The Tonight Show.”

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>>> welcome back to more of "today" on this fun day monday. time for "today's buzz" when we get you caught up on all the celebrity gossip everybody will be talking about today.

>> justin timberlake apologized to thousands of fans. jennifer lopez makes the return to tv. here with all the juicy scoop is josh zest, host of post live.

>> hello.

>> wonderful to see you all again.

>> let's talk alec baldwin .

>> alec baldwin , isn't it adorable and delightful when they get to that age and they get a little cantankerous. he's got this new article, not an article, he basically dictated it to a journalist who then published it in "new york " magazine.

>> and it said --

>> it said he's sick of life and new york is bad and people are bad and celebrity culture is bad and tabloid is bad and twitter is bad and paparazzi is bad and everything is bad and he wants to go to l.a. and live behind a gate.

>> okay.

>> go to l.a., live behind a gate. new york suffered worse calamities than losing alec baldwin .

>> you don't think this is endearing him to anyone?

>> i understand it must be frustrating to live in a pressure cooker bubble like that when you're a celebrity, but a lot of people do, you roll with the punches. not 1950s anymore, we have twit er and people can be nasty.

>> it will be less --

>> he said one thing he hated about l.a., people live in palaces behind gates and don't interact with one another and now it appeals to him.

>> we wish him the best.

>> we do. justin timberlake , he had to cancel one of his shows.

>> yes, on wednesday. he said he was sick and they rescheduled it, but now that bumps a buffalo show he was going to do on saturday and now they have to bump that back until the summer. he apologized and he said that anyone in buffalo who is upset, jimmy fallon will give them a one-hour --

>> he's such a great -- he never does stuff like that. something clearly happened.

>> total pro.

>> i love when those two do the history of rap, fallon and timberlake. they did it again.

>> it gets better every time. it gets better every time.

>> they came back and came back and the fourth time jt said this is the last time we're going to do this, we're not going to do it anymore and jimmy fallon --

>> he had a great first week, didn't he? jimmy?

>> exactly the sort of thing that sets jimmy apart from all the other hosts, right?

>> making it his own. and he's making -- he's understanding that now it is not really about who is watching at the time that you -- it is about creating viral clips that go online and share and he gets it in a way that alec baldwin maybe doesn't.

>> well, there you have it.

>> thank you very much.

>> he's got a thing about alec.