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Justin Timberlake selfie child gains post Super Bowl instant fame

Viral Super Bowl sensation McKenna Ryan shared his now famous selfie with Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl.

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A Massachusetts teenager who took a selfie with Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime show has become a social media sensation.

Thirteen-year-old Ryan McKenna said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Monday that his phone “blew up” with messages and phone calls and he now has thousands of new social media followers.

AND HERE IT IS.#SelfieKid with @jtimberlake!#HalftimeSelfie#SuperBowlSelfie#SuperBowl #PepsiHalftime pic.twitter.com/Edww4CSSm7

— Good Morning America (@GMA) February 5, 2018

Ryan says that he is unprepared for his brush with fame. Timberlake, ” he said, “just came up and I just want to jump there with him.”

He got a shout out by his school, the private Derby Academy, Led south of Boston, who tweeted one of McKenna’s photos.

Ryan is also getting some free skiing. He wore a sweater with the name of Maine’s Sunday River ski resort, who offered him a free season pass.

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