ADAM LEVINE ON THE COVER OF NYLON GUYS MAY ISSUE
Mickey Rapkin spent some good time with this issue’s cover dude, Los Angeles born and raised Adam Levine, and discovered that there’s more to meets the eye with this guy. From forming his band in 1995 to selling 17 million records, then joining The Voice in 2011 most recently making the jump to the big screen he’s more than just a smooth talking chart topper. Yep, you read that right, Levine stars opposite Keira Knightly in film Can a Song Save your Life?, out later this year. Find out more about how the Maroon 5 singer and star of The Voice balances his multi-tasked schedule and how he still takes risks.
On his busy life and success: "It’s a lot. But it might not be a lot someday. I don’t like to complain. You have this moment. It doesn’t last forever. You should probably try and enjoy it."
On dating and marriage: “I’m doing pretty well. If you don’t get married, you can’t get divorced. Why couldn’t we learn from the devastatingly low percentage of successful marriages that our last generation went through?”
On reports that Shakira is making twice his salary on The Voice: "She’s Shakira dude! She’s a fucking international superstar! I don’t care. It’s just money."
On Dealing with the paparazzi: "The more you make them look like fucking idiots, the better you are. It’s like intellectual warfare. Just don’t say anything."