Justin Timberlake Says “24-Hour Parenting Is Just Not Human”

Like many parents across the world, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are struggling with co-parenting their five-year-old son Silas. The singer gave an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Morning Mash Up” about the pressure of caring for a small human around-the-clock during the coronavirus quarantine.

“We’re doing good,” Timberlake said. “We’re mostly commiserating over the fact that 24-hour parenting is just not human.”

Timberlake also said that quarantining at his family’s home in Montana has made social distancing easier.

“We thought the best way to kind of do our part was we have a place in Montana and so we came up here,” Timberlake said. “We feel very lucky and kind of blessed that we’re in a place where they’re pretty socially distant here, anyway, I mean where our place is. So, I mean, just being able to kind of walk out into your driveway and maybe go for a little hike is always nice.”

On Instagram, Biel—who came under fire earlier this year for supporting legislation that would “make it difficult for families to be exempted from vaccinations without approval from a state public health officer”—recently celebrated Silas’ fifth birthday.

“This little man is 5 today!” Biel wrote. “We’re at home, covered in legos and birthday cake right now…but I just found this pic on my phone from last summer and it made me so happy.”

Biel also wrote that in honor of Silas’ birthday, she and Timberlake are supporting Save the Children and Feeding America.