The news blew up earlier today when word got out that Justin Timberlake had been arrested in New York just a few days before scheduled tour dates in Chicago.

Of course, fans are now wondering what will happen with the show.

Justin Timberlake Arrested: Chicago Tour in Jeopardy?

Sources say Justin Timberlake was arrested and "charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons."

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The source mentions that Timberlake "drove through a stop sign and swerved into a lane of oncoming traffic at 12:37 a.m. Tuesday."

Timberlake claims that he only had one drink, according to the complaint.

Court Date After Arrest: Will Timberlake Make Chicago Dates?

He is scheduled to appear in virtual court on July 26, so that should mean he's in the clear for the Chicago shows, right?

Timberlake's two shows at the United Center are still on for this Friday and Saturday.

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Several other artists have been arrested and gone on to tour and play regularly scheduled tour dates, but we might only know a sliver of what is going on behind the scenes.

Showbiz Shuffle: Possible Scenarios for Chicago Concerts After Timberlake Arrest

There are three possible scenarios for this after the Timberlake arrest:

  • Timberlake performs in Chicago without issue
  • Timberlake postpones the shows for a later date
  • Timberlake cancels the rest of the tour

Stay Informed: How to Get Updates on Justin Timberlake's Chicago Tour

The last one is the one we least want, but there are some things you can do to make sure to stay in the loop:

  • Follow 97ZOK and Justin Timberlake on social media for updates
  • Wait until you hear something official
  • Contact the United Center directly

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