He’ll probably take credit for this too.

Samuel L Jackson was honoured last night at the 23rd Annual American Cinematheque Awards in Beverly Hills. Pipsqueak Justin Timberlake was in attendance, smirk firmly in place, having probably convinced himself that Sam was only being recognised because they worked together on Black Snake Moan.

Didn’t you know? Without the Pipple, nothing is possible.

Surprisingly Shelf Ass was not allowed to tag along with him. They did however spend Thanksgiving together, with their families too, prompting more speculation that the two are engaged and will be married soon.

Interestingly enough, People.com reported yesterday that Shelfy and Pips were spotted at a “business meeting” the other day surrounded by staffers taking notes. They were observed to be "definitely discussing business and they weren't very affectionate at the table. But they did leave holding hands." Of course they did. Photographers were outside.

So what’s the business?

Her career, his career, a new strategy since their old one is getting tired – it’s very proactive actually, one step ahead of the game…

So far they’ve tapped out the effectiveness of their usual photo ops. Time to shake things up a bit. Watch.

But this wall to wall Britney coverage must be killing him, non?

Photos from Flynetonline.com