According to an interview that Timberlake gave he has a "complicated" mix of OCD and attention deficit disorder.
Timberlake states that he has to make sure that things are lined up perfect and also makes sure that the fridge is stocked only with certain foods.
Although he struggles with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) Timberlake says he still loves to perform and OCD doesn't stop him from living.
OCD is a complex anxiety-based disorder which has two elements to it, obsessions and compulsions. Over seven million people in the United States suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Born Justin Randall Timberlake on January 31, 1981, Justin is an American pop singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor.
Justin Timberlake came to fame as one of the lead singers of pop boy band 'N Sync. In 2002, he released his debut solo album, Justified. Timberlake's second solo release, FutureSex/LoveSounds, was released in 2006 with the U.S. number-one hit singles "SexyBack", "My Love", and "What Goes Around... Comes Around".
In 2007, Timberlake made an appearance on 50 Cent's third album, Curtis.
With the wrapping up of the 'FutureSex - LoveSounds' tour of Australasia and the Middle East in November 2007, Timberlake resumed his film career. Projects underway early in 2008 were starring roles in Mike Myers' comedy The Love Guru and Mike Meredith's drama The Open Road. In March 2008 it was announced that he was be an executive producer in an American adaptation of the hit Peruvian comedy My Problem with Women for NBC.
On March 17, 2008, Timberlake also released the single "4 Minutes", a duet with Madonna and features long-time collaborator Timbaland. The song is from Madonna's eleventh studio album Hard Candy, which also features four other songwriting and production collaborations from Timberlake. The single was an international hit, and has topped the charts in many countries around the world.
Justin Timberlake was given sexiest Man titles by Teen People and Cosmopolitan magazines.
Other famous people with OCD include David Beckham, Jessica Alba and Cameron Diaz who have admitted to suffering from the psychiatric anxiety disorder often characterised by obsessive thoughts, compulsions or rituals.
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