John Mayer Talks Katy Perry Split On ‘Ellen’ [VIDEO]

April 2nd, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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Is John Mayer finally growing up?

Ellen DeGeneres wasted no time to ask John Mayer a sensitive subject when the 35-year-old singer visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Less than two weeks after splitting for the second time from singer Katy Perry, Mayer talked about it in public for the first time.

“The last time I saw you, you were at the Grammys,” said DeGeneres. “You were sitting on the same row as Portia and I with Katy. I know Katy, she is a good friend as well, and I know that since then, you’re not together any more.”

“Correct,” Mayer confirmed the breakup. However, he insisted on keeping the details private. “Listen, it was a very private relationship going in. It was a private relationship during, and it’s a private relationship, still,” he said.

More from John on Katy. 

“I can understand asking the question based on some previous answers I have given, but I have finally learned how to put the wall between one thing and the other. I’ve been much happier since then. I’m on the same journey as everyone else. Coupling is a tricky thing,” he continued.

John also touched on his healing process and what contributed to his vocal problems. Apparently acid reflux was a part of it.

“Yeah, that’s half of it. Half of it is over use and singing and singing and singing. The other stuff is you know, what you put into your body. And, I’m getting to that age now your body doesn’t just shake everything off and it didn’t help that I really loved, love, loved scotch. It’s just like applying poison to your body. It’s like applying a shellac of poison. It’s just delicious, wonderful poison. That makes you not care how late you’re out till or where you’re going but I had to really say I like signing and writing more than I like delicious scotch so I had to really dial it down. And, I’m a little more boring now.”

The good thing for us is that a split always makes for interesting music, so John, you better get writing!

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By Michael Prieve
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