Timberlake is a great comedian: Cameron Diaz

Updated: Apr 01, 2011, 09:24 AM IST

London: Actress Cameron Diaz says her ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake is a "great comedian".

Diaz, who stars alongside the singer in their forthcoming movie "Bad Teacher" is adamant that Timberlake was the best person for role he plays in the film, and there was no awkwardness between the former couple while shooting for the film, reports a website.

"We wanted the best person for the job, and Justin was that person. He`s such a great comedian. He`s proven himself over and over again. We all knew what he would deliver on this and how great he would be," she told reporters.