Peyton Manning Whips Justin Timberlake at Chinese
The singer says it took the football star "about five minutes" to learn the dialogue they spoke in an ad together
If you have to choose between taking Justin Timberlake and MVP quarterback Peyton Manning out for dim sum, here’s a tip from Justin himself: Take Peyton.
“I can’t even repeat what I said in the commercial,” Timberlake, 28, told PEOPLE on the Emmys red carpet about a recent TV spot the two filmed for Sony Bravia HDTV. “I think it is Mandarin.”
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According to Timberlake, nailing the Chinese dialogue – which they spout as they play table tennis under the watchful eye of ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews – was nearly insurmountable.
“Peyton, it took him about five minutes to learn it, and it took me about 20 minutes to learn it,” he said. “I held up. production. I was very embarrassed.”