How could they do this to us?!
But it was all smoke and mirrors! As the end of the show drew closer, fans started to get worried that there wouldn't be time for them to perform!
That's because they were never going to perform at all! A source confirmed that only some of the group members were in town and they were just there to show support, since Justin Timberlake was a guest on the show. And JC Chasez wasn't even there! He was with his family because his sister just gave birth! (Congrats, Uncle JC!)
We'd be lying if we said we weren't bummed, but so were a lot of people! Here are some of the sad tweets