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8 Feb, 2017

Talks about fatherhood struggle


Timberlake speaks about his initial struggle with fatherhood.

At first, it broke me down. Those first eight months felt like those old [Ed Sullivan] shows where people are balancing spinning plates on poles – except if you drop one, they die. You go through your life with your own traumas, big and small, and think, ‘It’s not that bad, I have a lot to be thankful for, my parents did the best they could’. But then you have a child of your own, and suddenly it opens all the floodgates, and you’re like, ‘No, no, no!’ That childhood trauma really did f-ck me up!..I have some faint images from my [own] childhood but no, I can’t really remember not being famous. I was about 15 or 16 years old, [NSYNC] were just given a concert in Germany at a festival on this huge field. And we were in the tour bus afterward, driving on a dirt road, and I looked out the window and saw all these young, impressionable females running after the bus. I think we can all agree that I did not have a normal childhood…Would I want my child to follow my path? You know, I haven’t been able to answer that question in my mind. If he wanted it bad enough, I suppose I could teach him a lot about what not to do.

11 Apr, 2015

Silas Timberlake born


Biel and Timberlake welcome a son, Silas Randall Timberlake. Timberlake’s mother:

My amazing son and his beautiful wife have given us the most precious gift in the world! Silas Randall Timberlake! Named after my father and my son! Life is beautiful and we couldn’t be happier! God bless you all and thanks for all the congrats!

29 Oct, 2014

Expecting first child

Biel and Timberlake are expecting their first child together. According to a source, Biel is three months pregnant and due in April. Insider:

Jessica has had tense times in the past when it comes to having a baby, so it is not surprising that she is staying mum on confirming the news publicly yet.

21 Oct, 2014

Tour dates added

Timberlake announces that he has add two more tour dates to his North American tour. The new concert dates are at MGM Grand Garden arena on January 1 and 2. The now 16 date tour starts in Portland, Oregon on November 20. Tickets go on sale for the event on Friday, 24th.


14 Oct, 2014

Instagram photo

justin timberlakeTimberlake posts a rare photograph of himself and Biel on Instagram while touring New Zealand on a break from his 20/20 Experience Tour. Timberlake captions the shot with a quote from Ferris Bueller:

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

13 Oct, 2014

Sue British tabloid

Biel and Timberlake are suing the British tabloid Heat for defamation of character related to an article and headline published by the magazine. Biel and Timberlake take their lawsuit to the High Court in Dublin in hopes of receiving a quicker verdict. Paul Tweed of Johnsons Solicitors:

We have issued defamation proceedings on behalf of our clients, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, in relation to an article and a headline that came out in Heat magazine.

11 May, 2014


InterviewTV Appearance

Timberlake expresses how he never fit in as a child and how he finds comfort in being different.

I didn’t fit in so much with the Black kids because I was white, plain and simple. And I didn’t fit in so much with the white kids because I liked what was so-called ‘Black music,’ but growing up there I always felt like I was different.

6 May, 2014

Justin Timberlake interview


Seacrest interviews Timberlake during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions him about re-working the single Love Never Felt So Good for the Michael Jackson Xscape project.

The demo is just Michael and a piano, so funny enough, when we got the track to work on, when you peeled everything away, you couldn’t separate Michael’s vocals from the piano. It was all on one track. We had numerous people dig through archives and this is the only existing demo we could find It makes you feel that early ’80s Off the Wall/Thriller right around that time when I’m sure he was recording a bunch of music.

1 Dec, 2013

GQ cover

Magazine Cover

justin-timberlake-covers-gq-men-of-the-year-2013-issueTimberlake appears on the cover of the December 2013 issue of GQ magazine. He talks about the negative response of Runner, Runner, not believing he’s a cool guy, and growing up in Memphis.

It’s a struggling city with a defeatist attitude. I’m from this town, and I grew up with a little bit of a chip on my shoulder, so sometimes I find it funny that I’ve been able to acquire the patience it takes to be kind to people in our business. Because sometimes I just want to f–king kill everybody.

1 Oct, 2013

T cover

Magazine Cover

justin-timberlake-covers-t-style-magazineTimberlake appears on the cover of the October 2013 issue of T magazine. He talks about not worrying about failure, considering himself a performer, and why he released his album.

If you can answer the question of why you’re doing it, it’s the right thing to do. To answer the question ‘Why?’ for the first time in my career, is: because I wanted to.

11 Feb, 2013

Justin Timberlake interview

Rolling Stone interviews Timberlake about his upcomming album The 20/20 Experiance and why its been so long since he has had an album out.

This is one of those times when stuff gets projected onto you. I would have taken a break regardless of if I would’ve done films or not because my last record was all-consuming and to go on tour like that, for me, I will not be the type of artist that puts out 10 to 15 albums. That’s just not who I am. They’re really special to me. I write music all the time, but until you really feel that desperate need to shout from the rooftops and express yourself in that way, I just kind of keep it to myself. I enjoy making music so much that if it doesn’t come out, that’s okay. If I get to listen to it in my car by myself, I’m just as happy because I get to hear something that I made. I’m not so caught up in the fact that you have to be in the center of attention. For me, when I do have something that I’m ready to express, I’m gonna burrow through whatever to get it heard. But for me, the journey along the way is really the most fun part; it’s not about the outcome. It’s really about making something that feels authentic. That’s the one place you can do that.

19 Oct, 2012

Timberlake, Biel marry


timberlakeTimberlake marries Biel in southern Italy at the Borgo Egnazia hotel in front of friends and family. The couple dated for five years before tying the knot.

It’s great to be married, the ceremony was beautiful and it was so special to be surrounded by our family and friends.

2 Oct, 2012

Justin Timberlake interview

Seacrest interviews Timberlake during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and asks him how he courted his fiancée Jessica Biel.

I asked her the old fashioned way—by telephone. I learned from my step-dad and my grandfather that there is this thing called chivalry that didn’t die with the birth of the internet.

6 Jun, 2012

The Talks interview


Timberlake gives an interview to The Talks. He discusses his quarter life crisis and Botox.

It is. From my understanding, they do it so that when they get older it doesn’t look like such a shift. It’s more so that in the future they can hide that they had plastic surgery. They’ll start doing Botox early so that their skin stays tight until they’re 35 and then they’re 40 and then you never question when their skin looks older and then all of a sudden it looks completely different. It’s so that they can hide it more.

1 Oct, 2011

W cover

Magazine Cover

amanda-seyfried-justin-timberlake-wTimberlake and Seyfried appear on the cover of the October 2011 issue of W magazine. She talks about sex scenes. Timberlake talks about the audition process.

In films, I didn’t crave the type of attention I had sort of stumbled into in my music career. And I do not audition well. I’m really not good at it. Early on, I did movies like Alpha Dog and Black Snake Moan because the directors didn’t ask me to audition.

Esquire cover

Magazine Cover

justin-timberlake-esquireTimberlake appears on the cover of the October 2011 issue of Esquire magazine. He talks about taking Christ Jones to Comic-Con and finding moments of anonymity.

I can sometimes walk around New York if I dress the right way, but that’s it.

22 Jul, 2011

Friends with Benefits

Timberlake plays Dylan in the movie Friends with Benefits alongside co-stars  Mila Kunis and Woody Harrelson. After Jamie starts working at a new job, Dylan decides to go after her. He calls Jamie’s mother to set up an excuse to get Jamie to go to Grand Central Station. When the moment comes he  tells her how he really feels.  After sharing a kiss and a date they decide to have sex without a relationship. .

I keep getting the comment that Mila and I had a lot of chemistry, and we do, but I think you also have to get the rhythm right. They have to be an even match. There’s a way to do naughty. You can do crass if you’re witty at the same time.

1 Mar, 2009

GQ cover

Magazine Cover

justin-timberlake-gq-magazine-march-2009Timberlake appears on the cover of the March 2009 issue of GQ magazine. He talks about his style icon.

Kate Moss. She looks good in anything. She would look good in one of your T-shirts, in her T-shirt, in a man’s suit, in a huge gown. She looks amazing naked. She even makes nude look stylish. That, to me, is a style icon. She could put a barrel on and it would be some sort of statement.

17 Mar, 2008

4 Minutes

Single Release

The artist releases her song, 4 Minutes, from her album, Hard Candy. Madonna co-writes the song with Timberlake, Hills and Timbaland.

I really enjoy writing with Justin. We had psychoanalytic sessions whenever we wrote songs first. We’d sit down and we’d start talking about situations. And then we’d start talking about issues or problems or relationships with people. That was the only way, because you know, writing together with somebody is very intimate. That was fun, because he’s open and he’s got talent. He’s a songwriter. I haven’t worked with a lot of songwriters where I’m instantly connected and start riffing and playing with the rhythm of the words. He’s as interested in the rhythm of the words as the meaning of the words.

10 Feb, 2008

Wins Grammy


Timberlake wins the Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for What Goes Around…Comes Around, and Best Dance Recording for LovedStoned/I Think She Knows.

9 Sep, 2007

Wins Emmy


Timberlake wins an Emmy for his music and lyrics for the song Dick in a Box. Timberlake cannot accept the award in person because he’s preparing for his performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas. Saturday Night Live’s Andy Samberg:

We’ll definitely give him a call and let him know.

25 Sep, 2006

‘I dont talk to Justin’

Jackson does not speak to Timberlake anymore after their 2004 Super Bowl performance. After her breast was revealed on national television in front of millions, Jackson received a lot of backlash and Timberlake did not come to her defense, as she felt a friend should.

We haven’t spoken. But I consider him a friend, and I’m very loyal, and friendship is very important to me. He has reached out to speak with me. Like I said, friendship is very important to me – and certain things you just don’t do to friends. And in my own time, I’ll give him a call.

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