Justin Timberlake’s ‘TKO’ Video Feels A Lot Like A Sexier, Modern-Day ‘Clue’

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

Who killed J.T.?!

In Justin Timberlake‘s new video for “TKO,” the noted bringer of sexy back awakens to find himself being dragged through the desert strapped to a beat-up old pickup truck. The driver (played by Riley Keough, aka Elvis Presley‘s granddaughter)? Through flashbacks, we learn that she is none other than JT’s ladyfriend/ partner rough, on-the-counter kitchen sex.

Ohhhhhhh, the Ryan Reichenfeld-directed clip for the 20/20 Experience — 2 of 2 track is a murder mystery — just like “Clue“! Mrs. Peacock in the conservatory with the wrench, oi say oi say! Colonel Mustard in the — uh oh… Oh god, we need to sit down. All this potential super sleuthing has got us a little too excited, basically paralyzed by our levels of nerding out, just like…

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

Deep breaths, aaaaaaaaand we’re back! Now, stand back and be amazed as we break down every inch of this crime scene like some kinda cray-cray detective Voltron constructed out of the assembled parts of Sherlock Holmes, Nancy Drew, Mary-Kate & Ashley, and Shelby Woo. *Raises magnifying glass to eye* CATCHPHRASE PENDING!

I. THE CRIME!

The murder of Justin Timberlake!

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

Other casualties of this senseless act include this poor, unsuspecting salad…

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And JT’s hair. C’mon, Riley, boyfriend JUST got that ish chemically straightened!

 Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

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II. THE MURDER WEAPON!

Was it the rope… attached to this truck driving full-speed toward a cliff?

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

Or perhaps the glacier that formed said cliff in the first place thousands of years ago?! #LongCon

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

But, what if the cast-iron frying pan caused internal bleeding? #LessInterestingCon

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

III. THE SUSPECT!

DUH, it’s Riley Keough.

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

…OR IS IT?!?! What if she’s just a front for the real perpetrator: Mr. Body — er, Justin Bieber!

Watch Justin Timberlake's new video for "TKO."

If the “Recovery” singer can get the original Justin heartthrob outta the way, then the world is his! IT ALL MAKES SENSE.

Wait, no it doesn’t. Riley Keough murdered Justin Timberlake, with pickup truck, in our worst nightmare.

CASE CLOSED!

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