The loved and hated popstar who posed for the cover shot without a shirt on dished on his past mistakes, relationships and being a 'softie' in an exclusive chat with the magazine while showing off his new buff body.

The popstar reveals he is owning up to past mistakes, accepting growing up and becoming responsible. While revealing his love for his new body which is fast becoming big for his regular clothes,he ultimately reveals, ”I aspire to be a class act.”


On maturing: “There’s a part of me that I don’t ever want to grow up. I want to always have that sense of purity inside of me where I don’t...I don’t want to lose that sense of purity.”

On his new body: ”Yeah, you know I’m just getting bigger, man.” It’s like, my shoulders don’t fit in some things.”

On being in the public eye: “[It’s] almost like I grew up for the public but I didn’t necessarily grow up. There were things I had to do, as far as the way I had to make relationships, and conversation, but as far as actually growing up, there were a lot of things I missed out on.”

On the past year: “This has really been a big year for me, as far as figuring stuff out. This is almost like a full 180 from how I was. Yesterday—a year from yesterday—I was in jail.”

On girlfriends: “I’m very much a relationship guy. I like to bounce ideas off the person that I love. I like having a real connection...”