Justin Timberlake: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)


We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Justin Timberlake, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about one of America’s most talented musicians.

Number Eight: He Helped McDonald’s Make a Lot of Money. Timberlake is completely responsible for McDonald’s “I’m Lovin’ It” campaign. He has also been involved in activities that support the Ronald McDonald House Charities, World Children’s Day at McDonald’s and several global sports sponsorships.

Number Seven: His Package Is Too Big for the Big Screen. While filming The Love Guru, Timberlake’s package had to be digitally altered because it was too big. He also reportedly struggled with wedgies while wearing the Speedo.

Number Six: He Has Disguised Himself as Ernie. Timberlake decided he wanted to go to San Diego Comic-Con one year, but he didn’t want to draw attention to himself. To avoid crowds of fans, he spent the entire day dressed like Ernie from Sesame Street.

Number Five: He Has OCD and ADD. In an interview Timberlake did about The Love Guru, he admitted that he has both OCD and ADD. Clearly, the two disorders help him with his talent!

Number Four: His Fake ID Belonged to James Van Der Beek. Before Timberlake turned 21, he was going out in bars. To get in, he got a fake ID from another famous actor – James Van Der Beek.

Number Three: One of His Songs Was Written for Michael Jackson. The song “Rock Your Body” was written for Michael Jackson before Timberlake snagged it up. The song was produced by the Neptunes. Jackson reportedly passed up some other hits that Timberlake ended up recording on his album, Justified.

Number Two: He Was Into Cougars Before it Was Cool. You might remember that Timberlake dated Fergie for a brief period. However, did you know that he was just 16 at the time? She was 23, making her a cougar before cougar were cool.

Number One: He Co-Owns Myspace. Timberlake was a major player in a $35 million investment behind dying social media platform Myspace. ironically, Timberlake starred as a Facebook investor in the hit movie The Social Network.