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01/27/2016 10:17 am ET

'Workaholics' Star Jillian Bell Tells Tale Of Cringeworthy Justin Timberlake Encounter

Second-hand embarrassment at an all-time high.
Jillian Bell recalls an embarrassing encounter with singer Justin Timberlake on Tuesday night's episode of "Conan." 
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Jillian Bell recalls an embarrassing encounter with singer Justin Timberlake on Tuesday night's episode of "Conan." 

Celebrity interactions can go one of two ways: they can become the story you share at every party, or they can send your life into a downward spiral. For "Workaholics" star Jillian Bell, her Justin Timberlake encounter was of the latter variety. 

On Tuesday night's episode of "Conan," Bell talked about her time writing for "Saturday Night Live," where she ran into all kinds of celebrities. One day, while writing a sketch with Kristen Wiig, Bell met Timberlake, the man who brought sexy back by himself. 

Of course, the JT encounter did not go well -- like, at all. Besides making an inappropriate penis joke, Bell ended up getting totally shut down when she kind-of, sort-of asked Timberlake out on a date.

Watch Bell recount the cringeworthy story:  

If you didn't just curl up into a ball and die from second-hand embarrassment, you're probably not human. 

As Timberlake would say, "Them other boys [Jillian] don't know how to act ..." 

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