Oprah.comJustin Timberlake is a master of his craft. At least, he is according to Oprah Winfrey, who’s selected him to kick off tonight’s season four debut of her OWN show, Oprah’s Master Class.
The show usually features legendary or iconic figures talking about their long career. Later this season, for example, we’ll hear from Whoopi Goldberg, Lionel Richie, Sharon Stone, Billy Bob Thornton and Robin Roberts. At age 33, Justin seems to be a bit young for “icon” or “legend” status, but Oprah says that he’s unique among today’s celebrities, and that’s why she’s chosen him for the show.
“There is a level of self-awareness that is there [with Justin] that you don’t find in most people in their thirties,” Oprah explained recently during an appearance on the Oprah.com digital series #OWNSHOW. “He’s not just traveling through life as a superstar. He’s a real artist who is thoughtful about his place in the world and what it took for him to get there.”
“I think that there are lessons in his life — whether he’s talking about the band, his relationships [or] his influences — …read more