Justin Timberlake Pays Tribute to Robin Gibb, His 'Idol' (Video)

Justin Timberlake Robin Gibbs Jimmy Fallon - H 2012

Justin Timberlake Robin Gibbs Jimmy Fallon - H 2012

News of Robin Gibb's passing has reignited interest in Justin Timberlake's depiction of the late singer on Saturday Night Live.

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Timberlake, 31, is known for portraying Robin Gibb to Jimmy Fallon's Barry Gibb in the recurring SNL sketch, "The Barry Gibb Talk Show."

The pop star-turned-actor paid his respects to the late Bee Gee, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday at the age of 62.

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"We have lost a truly brilliant musician today. One of my idols. My heart goes out to the Gibb family in this time of sorrow...RIP Robin," wrote Timberlake on Twitter.

Watch a snippet of Timberlake and Fallon's famous bit below: