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Justin Timberlake Says He Is 'Thankful' for His 'Two Wonderful Children' and 'Great Wife': 'I'm Just Happy'

Timberlake spoke about his sons Silas and Phineas and wife Jessica Biel during an appearance on the 'The Graham Norton Show' Friday

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake
Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake is loving family life!

The “Selfish” singer, 43, shared some sweet comments about his wife Jessica Biel and two sons Silas, 8, and Phineas, 3, in a candid moment on The Graham Norton Show, which aired on Friday.

“I have two wonderful children, who are going to be the death of me,” Timberlake joked on the show. “But yeah two boys and a wonderful wife and I'm just happy," he said, playfully adding, "Is that controversial these days?”

During the conversation with the host Graham Norton, the singer discussed his forthcoming album Everything I Thought It Was. Timberlake — who appeared on the show alongside Dua Lipa, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet and Adrian Lester — explained he came up with the title after reflecting on his life and feeling grateful for it.

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“I think it's just, you get to a point in your life where you realize that all the things that have conspired really to get you to this point are beautiful,” he continued. “... And I don't think I've ever taken the time to reflect and look at my life and say like, ‘wow this is really cool’ and just be thankful for it.”

Timberlake added that the nostalgic reaction he got from those closest to him after playing his new album, which is released on March 15, also inspired the title.

“I was starting to play it for people close to me and they kept saying, ‘oh that reminds me of something from Justified,’ my first album, or ‘that reminds me of something from FutureSex/LoveSounds,’ my second album,” he said.

Emma McIntyre/WireImage Timberlake gushed over wife Biel on 'The Graham Norton Show' Friday
Emma McIntyre/WireImage Timberlake gushed over wife Biel on 'The Graham Norton Show' Friday

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“And then finally you know I finished playing them the songs and they said, ‘This sounds like everything we know you for, everything we thought we wanted from you.’ And so that phrase started floating around in my mind.”

“And then just kind of mixing it in with everything I thought it was being this life that I'm just incredibly grateful for,” Timberlake concluded.

During his chat, Timberlake also shared that he will be bringing his Forget Tomorrow World Tour to the U.K. and Europe later this year, and that his two boys will join him overseas. "I will bring them with me for that leg," he told Norton.

<p>Gilbert Flores/Variety/Penske Media via Getty Images</p> Timberlake and Biel share two sons Silas, 8, and Phineas, 2

Gilbert Flores/Variety/Penske Media via Getty Images

Timberlake and Biel share two sons Silas, 8, and Phineas, 2

Timberlake’s guest appearance on The Graham Norton Show, which is typically filmed ahead of time in the week preceding the Friday it airs, came after he had to cancel his one-night-only concert at London's Roundhouse venue scheduled for Friday due to illness.

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On Thursday, the singer said in a video shared on his Instagram Story he “almost didn’t make it” to the pre-recording of the show due to his flu symptoms, which later worsened, causing him to cancel the concert.

"This is an unfortunate video to have to send out, but I’m sure you can tell from the sound of things that I am not going to be able to make it to the show on Friday, which I’m gutted about,” Timberlake said in a raspy voice in the clip at the time.

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