Timberlake escaped with tattoos as others got arrested while growing up

Updated: Jun 18, 2011, 19:27 PM IST

London: Justin Timberlake, who grew up in Memphis has revealed that he gained a lot while growing up in the small town.

The son of divorced parents, who grew up in a middle-class suburb said that while he was growing up, people in Memphis would either got arrested or someone pregnant, but he escaped with tattoos

“I don`t actually feel like I missed out. I feel like I gained a lot, actually,” the Sun quoted him as saying.

“There`s really nothing to do in Memphis but either get arrested or get someone pregnant.

“So I got some tattoos on the road and that was my life commitment. You can write that if you like,” he said.