08/23/2013 05:11 pm ET

*NSYNC Reunion Is Happening, Says Joey Fatone's Dad


“They’re doing a performance.” So said Joey Fatone's dad (also named Joseph Fatone) to RadarOnline, thus confirming one of the most '90s things ever: an *NSYNC reunion

“I think it’s exciting," Fatone Sr. said. "I couldn’t even say why he’s doing it though. Why, at this point in his life. Now he’s his own man."

He's almost certainly doing it because the VMAs are a gigantic stage and because buddy Justin Timberlake is receiving a big time award on Sunday, but there are admittedly other reasons to which we may not be privy.

According to E!, the boys are currently in a rehearsal space trying to hammer out the details.

Lance Bass slow-walked the rumors while discussing them on his radio show earlier in the week, leading at least one site to speculate that the reunion was not going to happen. Anyone who watched the Super Bowl, however, remembers that sometimes performers lie about whether or not they're going to once again dance in the shadow of their more famous former bandmates.



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