Justin Timberlake is widely regarded as one of the most successful and talented performers of all time. From his history with Mouseketeers to his solo career, Timberlake has lived most of his life in the limelight. However, there are some secretive facts about this superstar that most people don’t know. Here, we present our list of 15 things you probably don’t know about Justin Timberlake. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: He Is Responsible for the Phrase, “Wardrobe Malfunction.” The phrase “wardrobe malfunction” didn’t exist until the Super Bowl that started it all. Timberlake “accidentally” ripped off Janet Jackson’s bra, and the phrase was born.
Number Fourteen: He Was Not Sober When He Appeared on Punk’d. Timberlake was apparently so stoned when he appeared on Punk’d with Ashton Kutcher that it caused him to stop smoking for nine to 10 months after the show aired. In an interview, he said he would not have gotten that dizzy unless he was really high.
Number Thirteen: He Was Ryan Gosling’s Legal Brother. When Timberlake was in the Mouseketeers with Ryan Gosling, Timberlake’s mom became Ryan Gosling’s legal guardian while filming the Mickey Mouse Club. This happened because Gosling’s real mom had to return to Canada.
Number Twelve: He’s Conscious of His Carbon Footprint. Timberlake works with a company that helps offset the carbon footprint of being a touring musician. The company plants trees and plants in all the cities where Timberlake tours.
Number Eleven: He Is Pretty Passionate About Tequila. Timberlake must like tequila a lot because he has his own brand of tequila! The brand is called 901. Apparently, Timberlake called the tequila 90s because 9:01 p.m. is when he considers the real beginning of the night and the end of the evening.
Number Ten: Britney Inspired One of His Most Popular Songs. The inspiration for Timberlake’s song “Gone” was Britney Spears. However, the story is a little funnier than you might realize. Timberlake wrote the song while Spears was at the hair salon and didn’t return for hours.
Number Nine: He Does Not Masturbate Very Often. According to an interview Timberlake did, he’s not a big fan of masturbation. He says he doesn’t like it because “I always like to do everything at its best, and that just seems like settling, doesn’t it?”