Mayer: I was a jerk to ex-girlfriends
John Mayer has admitted he was a “jerk” during many of his past relationships.
The 35-year-old singer has dated a string of Hollywood beauties including Jessica Simpson, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Aniston.
Speaking in a forthcoming interview with CBS Sunday Morning, the star confesses he does not look at his past behaviour with much pride.
“I was just a jerk,” John tells host Anthony Mason, referring to interviews where he gave away revealing information about his exes, including once referring to Jessica as “sexual napalm.”
And Taylor even once gave him a taste of his own medicine, as he is reportedly the subject of her song Dear John.
The star is now dating Katy Perry and the couple recently attended President Obama’s Inauguration together.
He says he has changed since his more outspoken days.
John is no longer obsessed with being popular.
“It's very liberating when you finally realise it's impossible to make everyone like you,” he admits.
“I wanted everybody to like me. I thought I was one shuck and jive away in every direction."
John has been forced to take a break from singing and touring after spending much of the past year recovering from vocal chord surgery.
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