Justin Timberlake got the cover honors for GQ‘s annual men of the year issue, but that’s not enough. After a rare round of bad press for his turn in the flop “Runner Runner” and number one album “The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2,” the actor-singer-etc. railed against his critics.
“I feel–literally–like a bunch of people just took a shit on my face,” Timberlake told his interviewer. “Where did all this vitriol come from? It’s mean. And I’m not cut out for it.”
“The movie didn’t do well at the box office, so I should quit?” he said, referring to a Variety column that urged him to quit acting altogether. “Hold on a second. If I was somebody else, you wouldn’t have said that. I have the number one album this week, and I shouldn’t have released it? Come on, man. You sound like a dickhead … It just shocked me because, like, you’re trade magazines. None of your opinions count. And by the way, none of you can do it.”
With that, Timberlake concluded that “sometimes I just want to fucking kill everybody” before calming down and going with: “I don’t see myself as someone who’s ever going to be defined by one moment. It’s on to the next.”