The legendary hip-hop artist and pop culture icon has spoken out about the emotional toll that being a celebrity can take.
“I think there’s an awful lot of stress that goes along with being a pop culture figure,” Yankovich told Rolling Stone magazine in a recent interview.
“But I think there are some things that are more important than that.”
“I have so much gratitude for the things that I’ve been able to do and be part of,” he continued.
“And I think it’s really important to be a role model for people.”
“It’s been amazing to have my life turned upside down, to have been able see the world and have it changed.
It’s been an amazing experience,” he said.
“To have the privilege to work with the likes of Miley Cyrus, the best singer of all time, has been incredibly inspiring.
It was an amazing journey.””
The people who come to see me have been amazing,” he added.
“They are just such a joy to be around.
It makes me feel like a god.”