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Justin Timberlake: Fatherhood's changed me

Justin Timberlake: Fatherhood's changed me

Justin Timberlake's life has "changed" since he had a child.

The 'Can't Stop The Feeling' hitmaker welcomed son Silas into the world 18 months ago and admits it has forced him to reflect on his music career.

He said: "My life has changed and is changing. So it's important to discover that there's work you can do where you get more time with your family. I wouldn't go on tour next week because I wanna be with my son. I wanna be with my wife. What does touring even look like for me now? It's such a luxury to be able to make those decisions: to be able to think about how you could do the work you used to do in a different way.

"As men, we're always taught at a young age to be a man and have your priorities in order. And you get to a point where you're like, 'It's not about 'being a man', it's about fulfilment.' Which is a totally different thing."

However, the 35-year-old singer says it is a "gift" to have such great fans who got him to where he is today.

He added to Variety magazine: "But the more I go through this - making people laugh, and making people feel - it's an amazing thing to be a part of. I get a gift out of it.

"When you're younger, sometimes you can't see that gift; I think that's how some people in our industry become so megalomaniacal, in a way: It's easy to be made to feel like, 'I made all this happen.' But you didn't. You were just there for it. That's what I feel like whenever I write a song. I was just there for it."