Justin Timberlake’s Marine Corps Ball Date: Star Was ‘Genuine’
First Published: November 15, 2011 1:32 PM EST Credit: Marine Corps Base Quantico Public Affairs
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Corporal Kelsey De Santis had an amazing night with Justin Timberlake by her side at Saturday’s Marine Corps Ball in Washington D.C., and on Tuesday she revealed details from her date with the superstar.
“I met him in his hotel… [there were] big smiles and we gave hugs and we headed to the ball,” Kelsey told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Tuesday’s Access Hollywood Live.
The Marine said Justin was nothing but humble.
”[I was surprised by] how genuine of a person he seems to be. He seems very selfless to me, so it was nice having him there. It was kind of like having one of our good friend’s at the table,” she told Billy and Kit. “He asked me a lot of questions about what I do and about me, which was really, really nice.”
Though there was previous talk about a possible dance-off, Kelsey said they simply all enjoyed their night as a group.
“We did a group dance… we all got out there and kind of did a little dance and it was a great, great time,” she said.
And would Kelsey go out with the superstar again?
“How could you say no? Come on, who would say no!?,” the beaming Marine told Billy and Kit.
Beyond her amazing night with Justin, Kelsey said she was moved to read Justin’s post-Ball blog entry, where he called her his “hero.”
“I knew by the look on face that he enjoyed it, but things that he wrote meant the world,” she added with a smile.
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