Ryan McKenna's life has changed dramatically since becoming known as the guy who got a photo with Justin Timberlake during the February 4 halftime show.
McKenna stopped by the Ellen show, wearing his Patriots jersey of course, and spoke about the moment that turned him into an instant meme.
"It's nice to finally meet you", the pop star said over a speakerphone as the audience cheered and McKenna gasped.More news: Logan Paul Tases Dead Rat, YouTube Temporarily Suspends Advertising
The host Ellen asked the boy, "Boy, your life has changed, hasn't it?"
But the teen had no idea that Timberlake would be coming through his section. "The lady told us we were in a good section, but we had no idea Justin was going to be there". Can we also go massively viral over a selfie with JT?
"Basically, I knew that I wanted to end the performance with 'Can't Stop the Feeling!' because I knew how people respond to that song", the performer explained. "I got myself there, I pushed through". He said, "I can't believe this!" "I was elbowing people". The moment he struggled with his phone to snap the photo is what really took the internet by storm and McKenna was quick to defend himself and explain what was really going on. I'm sure he will send you money and do all kinds of things. "So it just shut off, and that's why all the memes formed".
This makes us question: When is Timberlake's TD Garden show, because we want to see his and McKenna's second selfie.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of Ryan and Justin's "meeting" on Ellen? Timberlake then invited McKenna and his family to come meet him backstage during his tour stop in Boston, which made McKenna tear up.