The singer’s son has since made a recovery but the experience has left Michael with an enlightened perspective on life.
Speaking to USA TODAY, he said: “I don’t even think about my career,” he said and that now, spending time with his family comes first, with everything else ranking “zero on the scale of (expletive) to care about.”
He continued: “It’s going to sound sloppy, but I remember sitting there and thinking, ‘Why the (expletive) am I worried about all this (expletive)? That’s what I was worried about? What people thought of me, or the numbers of something? That’s (expletive). That doesn’t matter.”
The star added: “It allows you to enjoy the little things in life and not be so (expletive) busy worrying how many likes you got, or how much money you made, stuff that makes you go, ‘Oh God, what was I thinking about?’”
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