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Jessica Biel says Justin Timberlake and son Silas help take her mind off playing dark roles

by Sharnaz Shahid

Jessica Biel has opened up about the importance of family life. In a new interview, the 35-year-old confessed how supportive her husband Justin Timberlake and their son Silas have been as she continues to play a variety of roles in Hollywood. The actress is gearing up for the release of her new gritty TV series, The Sinner, which sees her playing a mother who commits a shocking act of violence, but has no idea why she did it. "I've never had too much trouble letting work stay at work and honestly, you don't really have the choice," she told Entertainment Tonight.

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Jessica Biel has opened up about the importance of family life

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"You have to get home. Someone needs dinner, someone needs to get their pyjamas on, then get in the bath, then get into bed and you can't be smouldering in the corner like, 'Oh, this scene I did!'" Jessica, who has been married to Justin for four blissful years, went on to praise her partner for encouraging her. She explained: "He's been such a huge supporter of this all along. He knows how much the material is interesting to me and what a great opportunity this is for me to do something really different." The star added: "I think he's just seeing it for its creativity and what fun we're all having as we're doing it."

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Last month, Justin took to his Instagram page to share a heartfelt message as Jessica celebrated her 35th birthday. In the caption. He gushed: "You make me laugh. You make me smile. You make me LOVE. You make me want to be BETTER. Speaking of, it doesn't get any BETTER than you... Now, I know for sure that it's BETTER to be lucky than good. Ask me who the luckiest guy in the world is and I will tell you that you are looking at him. Happy Birthday, my heart. – J" [sic]

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