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Justin Timberlake Is Forced To Take Care Of His Kid At All Times Due To Quarantine, Says ‘It’s Not Human,’ And Some Parents Are Outraged
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Justin Timberlake Is Forced To Take Care Of His Kid At All Times Due To Quarantine, Says ‘It’s Not Human,’ And Some Parents Are Outraged

Parenting is tough as it is, but quarantine makes it even harder. Many parents all over the world are being forced to juggle working from home and being full-time parents. And let’s be honest here⁠—many kids who are having trouble adjusting to the new temporary way of life aren’t helping their parents by being easy. While there’s not much any of us can do to change this situation we’re all in, parents can at least vent on social media. However, not all parents’ complaints could be found relatable and we are talking about celebrities.

Justin Timberlake is making headlines for his “tone-deaf” comment during a recent interview

Recently, Justin Timberlake made comments about parenting during quarantine that raised some eyebrows. The 39-year-old singer, who’s raising a 5-year-old son, Silas, with his wife Jessica Biel, appeared on SiriusXM’s “The Morning Mash Up” on Wednesday.

During the show, Justin was asked how quarantine has affected his family life and his response was: “We’re mostly commiserating over the fact that just 24-hour parenting is just not human.”

After he was asked how he is doing during the quarantine, the singer said that 24-hour parenting is “not human”

The host of the show reacted by laughing, saying that Silas probably wants some time off from his parents, too. However, many parents from all over the world struggled to find this comment funny and called it “tone-deaf,” saying that a parent is always responsible for their child 24/7.

Furthermore, many people pointed out that it’s so much easier being a parent with such wealth and privilege that Timberlake and his wife possess. It is estimated that the singer’s net worth is $250 million.

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To protect themselves from the pandemic, the family has moved to a house in Montana, where they are away from people and can enjoy their time outside surrounded by stunning nature.

Watch the excerpt from the show below

His comment was deemed tone-deaf by a vast majority of people

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However, some people decided to look into the situation from another perspective

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Do you think it was wrong for Justin to say that? Share your opinion in the comments.

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WilvanderHeijden
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This just shows that rich people haven't got a clue what real life is for the people that don't have loads of money to burn. I don't think it's entitlement but it's just sheer ignorance on their part. But they should be very cautious and think about what they post on social media. Living in a glass house does have some disadvantages.

frederic eeckman
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It was freaking joke, my goodness people are really so serious all the time, it feels like they are ferociously waiting for this kind of thing so they can jump on it. You don't fool us, we know it's just to make you feel and look better actually. Who cares, seriously ? Some rich guy made a joke about parenting, where is the need to show that you are more catholic than the pope ? It does not give you more virtue, it just make you more annoying...

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Carol Emory
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2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I raised an autistic child into an autistic adult, living paycheck to paycheck, not knowing if this would be the year I'd lose him because one of us accidentally got sick and racked up some medical bills. During the 28 years we raised him we had maybe 5 vacations..none of them for more than 2 nights since that's how long it took for any of his babysitters to burn out watching him. We had no family help..had to battle for professional help. Dealing with physically aggressive behavior issues for 10 years and afraid to be in my own home for a while. Now tell me how parenting your child for 24 hours is hard Justin.....

Carol Emory
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And to those who said he was joking and just poking fun...I'm sure racists find ethnic jokes to be funny too...doesn't mean anyone should tell them.....

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Dave P
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why is everyone so surprised that a rich celebrity cannot function with a team of nannies to raise their munchkin accessory for them.

Fred and George Weasley
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

same story with the kardashians. they dont really parent their kids at all. they just expect a nanny to do it all for them and treat them like a slave

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WilvanderHeijden
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This just shows that rich people haven't got a clue what real life is for the people that don't have loads of money to burn. I don't think it's entitlement but it's just sheer ignorance on their part. But they should be very cautious and think about what they post on social media. Living in a glass house does have some disadvantages.

frederic eeckman
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It was freaking joke, my goodness people are really so serious all the time, it feels like they are ferociously waiting for this kind of thing so they can jump on it. You don't fool us, we know it's just to make you feel and look better actually. Who cares, seriously ? Some rich guy made a joke about parenting, where is the need to show that you are more catholic than the pope ? It does not give you more virtue, it just make you more annoying...

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Carol Emory
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2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I raised an autistic child into an autistic adult, living paycheck to paycheck, not knowing if this would be the year I'd lose him because one of us accidentally got sick and racked up some medical bills. During the 28 years we raised him we had maybe 5 vacations..none of them for more than 2 nights since that's how long it took for any of his babysitters to burn out watching him. We had no family help..had to battle for professional help. Dealing with physically aggressive behavior issues for 10 years and afraid to be in my own home for a while. Now tell me how parenting your child for 24 hours is hard Justin.....

Carol Emory
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And to those who said he was joking and just poking fun...I'm sure racists find ethnic jokes to be funny too...doesn't mean anyone should tell them.....

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Dave P
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why is everyone so surprised that a rich celebrity cannot function with a team of nannies to raise their munchkin accessory for them.

Fred and George Weasley
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

same story with the kardashians. they dont really parent their kids at all. they just expect a nanny to do it all for them and treat them like a slave

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