Little known fact about R&B crooner
It’s true. The “Lost Without U” singer frequently makes others around him laugh with his self-deprecating remarks and dirty sense of humor, not to mention his impersonation of his wife and “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” star
That will likely change beginning May 24 when he appears in the new
"I think people like to see dreams come true," Thicke said Thursday before performing at Paris Club's upstairs lounge, Studio Paris, as part of VH1 Save The Music Foundation's Songwriters Music Series. "That's why I watch the Grammys — to see that guy who was playing guitar in his apartment win."
So Thicke agreed to join "Duets" to help make dreams come true?
“No, I did it for the money,” Thicke said without missing a beat. “My music doesn’t play on pop radio. I’ll be able to reach a new audience. I’d be lying if I said I did it because I’m excited to find talent. That didn’t happen until I met my two (aspiring singers on ‘Duets’). … There’s exposure. People are touring better and gaining a bigger fan base.
There was a time when artists like Thicke, Lopez, Levine and rumored “X Factor” judge
"In the beginning, music competitions were corny," Thicke said. "To me, there was nothing real about reality TV. It was fantasy TV. If people want to see reality TV, come to my house at midnight after a drunk night out."
Thicke now sees the genre in a different light. And soon, the public — which Thicke believes only sees him as "The sex guy" or "Mr. Sex" — will view him in a different light as well.
"They've only seen me in music videos and interviews," Thicke said. "I don't know if they will be impressed. The best part of my personality is my music."