The "Filthy" star also mentioned to DeGeneres that he sent her a special signal during the performance, "You told me to rub my belly in a sexual way, which is counterintuitive to me, but I feel like i worked it in there". "It's nice to meet you finally", Timberlake said on the phone with McKenna, as the seventh-grader started tearing up.
The singer then explained how the memorable moment came about, saying that McKenna stole the show.
But the phone call wasn't the only surprise: the Man of the Woods singer had something else in store.
"Because all of this has happened, I thought to myself, I really want to meet you properly", Timberlake said. "I'm going to be coming to TD Garden on tour to play in Boston".
Timberlake then invited McKenna and his family to the MA date of his Man Of The Woods tour, which kicks off next month.
Justin Timberlake Surprises Super Bowl Selfie Kid on 'Ellen'
DeGeneres also presented McKenna with a New England Patriots VIP experience, courtesy of the National Football League, including tickets to a home game next season and four pre-game field passes.
Justin Timberlake reduced "SelfieKid" to tears with a surprise phone call during his interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
"Oh, my God. I can't believe this", the teenager said. "Just to go to the Super Bowl is a dream come true".
"The lady told us we were in a good section", he said.
The teen was a few rows behind Timberlake when he appeared in the section, but that didn't stop McKenna from trying to stand with him.
The 13-year-old also described to Ellen how he was able to get the selfie seen around the world by elbowing people.
U.S. delays ICBM test until after 2018 Winter Olympics
On Wednesday, Pence announced the USA would again ramp up economic sanctions aimed at starving the regime of resources. Not only did he broker an agreement to bring North Korea to the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang; he convinced U.S.
Apple plays down iPhone source code leak risk
Apple iOS and MacOS specialist Jonathan Levin told the website that the iBoot posting is "the biggest leak in history ". Apple has confirmed with TechCrunch that the code appears to be real, but adds that it's tied to old software.
White House scrambles to contain Porter fallout
The White House has come under fire for releasing statements praising Porter's character before the allegations came out. She said Porter kicked her during their honeymoon and, during a 2005 vacation in Italy, punched her in the face.
Markets Right Now: Stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 50
Many investors justified that by pointing out that interest rates were low and few alternatives looked like better investments. The Standard & Poor's 500, the benchmark for many index funds, is also 10 percent below the record high it set two weeks ago.
Atkins: Immigration on table as shutdown chip
Immigration advocates say President Trump is using MS-13 to scare Americans into supporting harsher immigration laws. Democrats , however, have raised concerns about the measure's lack of spending for domestic programs.
Stock market turmoil extends to crude prices
Oil prices fell for the fifth session in a row Thursday on the back of surging US production and rising inventories. The EIA's weekly data came on the heels of an upwardly revised forecast for total US production this year and next.
Bermuda first country ever to repeal same-sex marriage
Bermuda has become the first country in the world to legalise and then repeal legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry. The repeal provoked a strong reaction from the small homosexual community in Bermuda and a number of human rights activists.