Justin Timberlake Gives Advice To One Direction: "Don't Take Things Too Seriously"

The 'SexyBack' star also warns the band to make sure they are around people they can trust.

Justin Timberlake has offered his advice to One Direction and urged the UK boy band to surround themselves with "good people".

The 'Suit & Tie' singer says the best advice he can offer to the world famous group is to make sure they are around people they can trust, as well as to make sure they enjoy themselves.

"They look like they are having the best time," Justin told the Sunday Mirror over the weekend. "I can relate to where they are in life.

"I haven't really met them but they seem like great guys and I wish them only good things," the 'SexyBack' singer explained. "I live my life surrounding myself with good people and people I can trust so I would say that's important.

"And they should never take anything too seriously," Justin added.

Check out a picture of Justin Timberlake performing live at The Forum in London last week below:

Both the 'My Love' singer and 'Little Things' five-piece were in attendance to perform at the BRIT Awards 2013 last week, while Justin also performed a second show that night (20th February) at The Forum in London.

Justin Timberlake announced a joint tour with Jay-Z on Friday (22nd February), called the 'Legends Of The Summer' tour, which kicks off across North America from July.

The US star releases his third studio album 'The 20/20 Experience' on 18th March.