Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel cozy up at GQ Men of the Year

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Justin Timberlake was honored Thursday as one of 2011’s GQ Men of the Year, and brought a significant lady friend to be at his side -- former girlfriend Jessica Biel.

So are they back in full swing as a couple? It would seem so, as the pair were attached at the hip navigating the packed lobby and patio of the Chateau Marmont, eventually departing after midnight, hand in hand.


Back inside the party, another honoree commanded full attention of the crowd: dad-to-be Jay-Z. All kinds of boldface names flocked for their five minutes with the mogul, including Jimmy Fallon, Lake Bell and Aziz Ansari.

PHOTOS: 2011 GQ Men of the Year party

Cutting a Sinatra-style figure in a black suit, and looking very lean, Jay-Z held court in a corner table while fellow man of the year Michael Fassbender charmed a group of ladies across the garden.

Joe Manganiello stuck out, literally, his towering frame grabbing attention alongside cast members from ‘Mad Men.’ The whole gang of Fox’s ‘New Girl’ turned up, including a whimsical Zooey Deschanel and Jake Johnson.

Anna Faris and husband Chris Pratt mostly hung out together, as did Armie Hammer and his bride, Elizabeth Chambers. Sadly for the Ministry, Jay-Z -- who would make it to Heavy D’s funeral in New York the next day -- wasn’t joined by his fabulous ball-and-chain, the pregnant Beyonce.

But as the focus of the party was dudes, plenty of them made strong and stylish showings over Grey Goose cocktails, including ‘Hunger Games’ star Josh Hutcherson, Topher Grace, Anton Yelchin, Johnny Galecki, Kellan Lutz, John Cho, Adam Scott, Michael B. Jordan, Sam Paige and Eli Roth.


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Talk about where the boys are -- they’re all hitting the 2010 GQ Men of the Year party

-- Matt Donnelly

Top photo: Justin Timberlake, in Calvin Klein, was celebrated as one of 2011’s GQ Men of the Year. Credit: Matt Sayles / Associated Press

Left photo: Chris Pratt and wife Anna Faris. Credit: Frazer Harrison / Getty Images