April 13, 2011 06:04:14 GMT
Though he has been hired as a special musical guest star and emcee for a four-week stint with the male stripper group, Jeff Timmons insists he won't be stripping.
Former 98 Degrees star Jeff Timmons is set to join male stripper group the Chippendales - as a singer. Timmons, who sang with the Grammy nominated group during the 1990s, will be heading to Las Vegas for a four-week gig as a special musical guest star and emcee at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in May.
The singer took to his Twitter.com account on Monday, April 11 to confirm the news, but he made it clear, "You guys know I'm not stripping, come on....I'm singing!"
Jeff Timmons is one of founding member of 98 Degrees. He was joined in the pop group by Justin Jeffre as well as brothers Nick Lachey and Drew Lachey. After the group decided to take a break to pursue other ambitions, he launched his solo career by touring with Jim Brickman before releasing his first solo album, "Whisper That Way", in 2004.