At about 20 seconds into the new trailer for Backstreet Boys: Show Em What You're Made Of a disembodied voice (Brian?) asks: "What do you do when you're a full-grown man in a boy band?" This is exactly the kind of question a Backstreet Boys documentary should be asking.
In case you haven't been reliving your teenage years recently, here's some news: New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys recently formed some sort of washed-up boy band supergroup called NKOTBSB. They're touring together this summer! And on Tuesday night's Dancing with the Stars results show, each group performed one of their biggest hits.
Who knew that robbing the Backstreet Boys could have so many financial rewards, on top of the emotional satisfaction? Lou Pearlman, the sleazebag boy band promoter who managed Backstreet and N'Sync, among others, has been ordered to repay $300 million to hundreds of people that he swindled in a Ponzi scheme that played out for decades. But uh, according to our forensic accounting, he might have a little trouble making full restitution:
Following the shocking, quickly refuted accusations of handsy uncleness recently lodged against currently imprisoned boy-band assembler Lou "Big Poppa" Pearlman in the pages of Vanity Fair by some disgruntled former charges, it's hard not to let that salacious baggage taint one's interpretation of what was taking place in this innocent photo appearing in the new issue of the National Enquirer.