February 10th, 2010
03:26 PM ET

Jessica Simpson has no comment on John Mayer's explicit interview

In yet another interview, John Mayer has once again tackled difficult topics such as love, relationships and masturbation. He also threw in a few comments about "Battle Studies," lest we forget that he's a musician and not just a man who apparently has no filter.

In a March interview with Playboy magazine, Mayer described at length the hold Jessica Simpson has over him (in his words, she's sexual napalm), and it's left the blonde singer speechless.

According to Jessica Simpson’s publicist, Cindi Berger,  Simpson is “not commenting” on Mayer’s revealing interview.

But Simpson wasn't the only former flame that Mayer spouted off about.

When it comes to actress Jennifer Aniston, the musician said he'll "always be sorry that it didn’t last. In some ways I wish I could be with her. But I can’t change the fact that I need to be 32."

All of this is starting to come to the surface because, apparently, Mayer has decided to stop feeling guilty.

He told Playboy that he'd stopped dating and sleeping around in hopes to keep his name out of Us Weekly, but in 2010, his "goal is to get more mentions in Us Weekly than ever."

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  1. Maja


    February 23, 2011 at 1:08 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Debra R

    You can always tell a man by the way to doesn't talk about the women in his life... a MAN doesn't need to brag or give comments....John, you may be 32 but you are acting and talking like a overwhelmed by the horomones 13 year old.....

    February 12, 2010 at 7:44 am | Report abuse |
  3. Rantamouth

    Guitar Heroes!

    What is one to do with 'em?!?!

    Please play the guitar and sing what you have to say cause your speaking filter is extremely defective and out of tune!!!!

    February 12, 2010 at 7:04 am | Report abuse |
  4. GMAN

    John, buddy, do you think Jessica's parents want to hear that about their daughter? Get a clue d-bag. You're not in the men's locker room in high school conversing with your buddies.

    February 11, 2010 at 11:35 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Brian

    I feel like an idiot asking this question, but what does "sexual napalm" mean ?

    February 11, 2010 at 8:31 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Lamar

    This is a loser as a man and a boy toy. Women of Hollywood need to ban him from all partyor clubs.

    February 11, 2010 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Carol

    Oh, I love all your comments!!!!! I have nothing to add...its all been said, but a see a definite consensus! As my grandmother would say....He's just full of himself!!!

    February 11, 2010 at 4:26 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Dee

    Honestly – if he needs to be 32, then he should act like 32 and not 16. I love his music, but the more he talks the more emotionally immature he comes off.

    February 11, 2010 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
  9. scoo

    I used to like his music.now he"s already repeating himself.starting to sound boring.

    February 11, 2010 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Rachel

    John was right in his interview. He's only 32. Apparently, it takes time to develop class and humility.

    February 11, 2010 at 2:42 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Mary Ann Hoogeveen

    John is a Pig!! Jen and Jessica can both do much better then him.He sounds like a high school boy.I am sure both ladies have said Good Riddance to him.

    February 11, 2010 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
  12. jam

    Napalm is a BAD THING!

    February 11, 2010 at 2:02 pm | Report abuse |
  13. RICHIE

    I dont know with guys now adays.. What happened to GENTLE MAN's Creedo.. THese guys blurting out about having sex with woman and in graphic details.. The only reason I can see anyone dating this guy is to be on paparazzi's list.. Dude is a LOOSER!

    February 11, 2010 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Chucklehead

    I don't get the sexual napalm reference. Is she dropped from a plane over the bush? Is there a modest burning sensation? Or when her sexual napalm is dropped, does Mayer pick up his buddy and run like hell? (Apologies to Mr. Gump). And when you think about it, napalm is basically gasoline and soap, so we can at least agree that she's clean.

    February 11, 2010 at 12:28 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Tom

    Too bad such a talented musician is such a nut case!

    February 11, 2010 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Pete

    The guy is a complete ass. He can't sing and he thinks that he is some adonis. Dude – look at yourself. You are trash and should not be allowed to speak to anyone ever again.

    February 11, 2010 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Kal

    I find it funny that alot of people keep writing who cares about this guy he sucks, well each of us have takin the time to read yet another article he is in. He may not be handsome, he may have no talent(I totally disagree),
    or is a womanizing prick but he is getting exactly what he wanted!!!Publicity..........

    February 11, 2010 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
  18. patty h

    Very full of himself,,,and who cares who is he with but him.
    Jennifer is better off and he may be 32 but he acts like he is 12.

    February 11, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  19. Tca

    I agree with Holly. He's just incredibly immature and it's getting kind of late in the game to be soo stupid (32 yrs). You can't keep saying," I'm only 32..." Then it turns into, "I'm only 40 or 45". Just shut up. Write your opinion in song and lead your priviledged life.

    We have soldiers dying for your right to express your silly opinions. Either keep the stupids ones to yourself or TRY TO MAKE THE ATTENTION YOU GET MEANINGFUL!! Not all the time but sometime.

    February 11, 2010 at 11:46 am | Report abuse |
  20. MDN

    I saw him perfom in Charleston, SC this past Monday (2/8/10). There was too much John Mayer talking and not enough singing and playing the guitar. It was a fair performance, but not worth the $90 ticket. If I wanted to pay to hear BS, I would have bought tickets to see Glenn Beck and Bill O'Riley. Talking about his ex girlfriends is just lame.

    February 11, 2010 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  21. Holly

    He's a brilliant song writer and musician. He's also very immature and not a gentleman. Perhaps he will learn. I hope so; it has really tarnished my listening ear for his music.

    February 11, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  22. JB

    People who talk publically and in print about their sex lives, quite simply, have no class. And people who place importance on this sort of drivel have no lives. It's a pathetic statement on our culture. Bankrupt.

    February 11, 2010 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  23. Virginia

    At 32, one would expect a modicum of maturity. John is apparently a classic case of too much too soon. Grow up. Your family and your fan base need you to be a man – not a spoiled, narcisistic exhibitionist. Nobody cares about your love life, your penis or your politics. Your in the music business. Stay there. And media – if there wasn't a payoff for this kind of behavior, it wouldn't happen. Stop printing it!

    February 11, 2010 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  24. Dan

    Stop buying his music and turn off the TV when he is on. Dont go to his concerts. He said what he said and he revealed his total lack of integrity.

    You cannot separate his art from his life. And to now hear him sing or speak is a turn off and a distraction I dont need.

    February 11, 2010 at 10:43 am | Report abuse |
  25. Marie

    I remember a long time ago watching one of John's earlier concerts and he sang a song about Mothers and Daughters...both his Mom and Grandmother were there...and I was thinking of how proud they must be...he spoke so softly and kind....so it goes to show what happens when you get too Hollywood.....but with all the kiss and tell if he thinks its attractive, Karma will get him....one day he will wake up without this voice or his tongue!!!!

    February 11, 2010 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  26. MayerFAN

    Hey John, love your music man but everytime you kiss and tell you really take the spotlight off your talent. Don't fall into that same, "I'm a reality TV show" kind of celebrity okay. If you really cared for those women at all at some point you would keep that stuff private out of respect for them. I really love your music but the more I hear of your ignorant comments the less I start to like you and at the end of the the day its not even about your music, it's about YOU as a person and the good people remember about you but I think eveyone's memory is getting a little clouded by the bullsh*t spewing from your mouth...just a sugestion for a fan.

    February 11, 2010 at 8:34 am | Report abuse |
  27. peter

    He's a good musician...but he's getting a puppets...when the music fades ...
    I'm italian this guy is not a great playboy...just famous ...
    anyway play your guitar john and shut up...

    February 11, 2010 at 6:23 am | Report abuse |
  28. Russ

    Seriously? What does anyone care? Do you think some celebrity is going to be considering dating John Mayer but because some random d-bag on CNN.com left a comment warning them to stay away they'll come to their senses?

    Also consider where the interview happened. In PLAYBOY! The magazine that made a fortune from porn. Mayer's style of antics is a very candid one; he really doesn't bother to hide anything. Ask him a question and you'll get an honest answer from him, even if it is lacking in tact (like centerfolds of nude women). The fact is that women find that kind of raw, reflective honesty as attractive. As for being 32, maybe in your mundane life that is when you're supposed to settle down. If you're 32 and a multi-grammy winning millionaire blues guitarist who can live like a playboy and has to be on the road touring for performance and publicity events, maybe that's just not in the cards for you yet.

    Get off your self-righteous high horses and consider the fact that even by reading and especially by commenting on this story, you are only contributing to his celebrity status. And before you get all mushy about his songs, remember that Richard Marx has written a lot of Mayer's songs. He is honest about that fact too. It's the music biz, that's just how it goes. Get over yourselves.

    February 11, 2010 at 4:52 am | Report abuse |
  29. KLG

    John, I feel you have no integrity and with your comments about your ex-girl friends you need to grow up & develop some kind of honorable character. Play your guitar & get a life and stop your garbage talk it doesn't build character it certainly tear it down. Get a life.

    February 11, 2010 at 4:30 am | Report abuse |
  30. Nancy S

    what a jerk! he wishes he could meet jennifer aniston's standards. he has no class nor talent.

    February 11, 2010 at 4:26 am | Report abuse |
  31. KLG

    What a loser you are John if that all you have to do is talk about other people and personal things at that. You really need some integrity and to grow up.

    February 11, 2010 at 4:19 am | Report abuse |
  32. Brandon

    John is a saint. You all are jealous of his talent and skills. Who cares if he says "racist" jokes? P.C.

    February 11, 2010 at 3:44 am | Report abuse |
  33. Alley cat

    What he did was low down and dirty. However, as a woman I say this should put all future girlfriends on notice about his big mouth!

    February 11, 2010 at 2:36 am | Report abuse |
  34. Tyrone

    And if he doesn't like women of color, you can more than surmise he is dealing with diminutive resources at the male coupling. I'm not sure how beautiful ladies like CNN's Fredricka Whitfield (She's the only reason I watch the news on Saturday! lol), Halle, Beyonce are not attractive to all heteros. He's obviously a bit short on the pleasure principle.

    February 11, 2010 at 2:31 am | Report abuse |
  35. Alley cat

    I don't know if anyone else thinks this, but I'm a woman and I say this puts fhis uture girlfriends to be on notice of his big mouth!

    February 11, 2010 at 2:29 am | Report abuse |
  36. rachele

    I do know talent, and John Mayer, you do not have it. Douche nozzle!

    February 11, 2010 at 1:15 am | Report abuse |
  37. Chuck

    I tip my hat to those that defend his talent. What 32 yo with his opportunity wouldn't enjoy some of the joys life has to offer. The point is that the opportunity followed on the heels of a heck of gift, and an immense amount of hard work perfecting his craft. Those that cast questions on his talent ought to give it a try. Moreover, when you've done as many interviews as he's been asked to, I'd imagine finding fresh words that stimulate the imaginations of both publisher and reader has got to be pretty hard to do. I thank him for all the torches he carries. I'll always be a fan!!!

    February 11, 2010 at 12:59 am | Report abuse |
  38. steve

    John Mayer certainly has talent but his character has not grown in step with his talent. That's a shame and is the sad case with many hollywood stars and great musicians.

    John, do us all a favor and stop being a douche.

    Girls, stay away from him, learn from this.

    February 11, 2010 at 12:42 am | Report abuse |
  39. Patricia

    The true message here is that women need to seriously take stock before dating this guy–there's a real possibility that personal, intimate
    information will be revealed in the service of John's ego. This is not clever; it's not being straight-forward; it's not admirable. It's immature and demeaning. John needs to examine his motives in psychotherapy.

    February 11, 2010 at 12:42 am | Report abuse |
  40. reyn

    DO NOT HATE PEOPLE! He said these things in an interview with Playboy, why is it so shocking that he talked about sex? He was honest about his feelings towards many things. It is candid and straight up.... he "went there" and gave an actual interview. Did you honestly think Playboy was going to ask him about his last record? NO, of course they want details about his sex life!
    after reading all of the comments on here, I cannot get over all the people saying that Mayer has no talent! Are you kidding me?? Even if you cannot appeciate the things from the Playboy interview, you have to admit he is gifted musically! HE IS TALENTED!!! please, do yourself a favor and listen before you judge his music. Great musician!

    February 11, 2010 at 12:39 am | Report abuse |
  41. McBlueFire

    This guy is pure class –

    February 11, 2010 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
  42. Ruth

    He was being interviewed by Playboy, not 60 minutes. It is time for everyone to stop being so sensitive and start acting like adults. His interview was raw and honest but he was talking to an adult magazine reporter. Hopefully only adults will read the interview . The picture is not of John Mayer, they made an error when they uploaded that picture. Watch a concert by John Mayer, he does have talent and a great voice but he needs to filter what he says which he chooses not to do.
    On his racial charged comments, everyone has a choice on who to date and if he doesn't want to date black women, it is his perogative. I don't think it is racist and I'm african american. I have know a number of white people who don't want date outside their race and vice versa. Before people start labeling a racist, there are studies that show that people from most nationalities and races prefer to date and marry within their own race. The ones who don't are the exception not the norm.

    February 10, 2010 at 11:10 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Stacy

    I just compared it to other pics of John Mayer. I am sure that the guy above is not John Mayer.

    February 10, 2010 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Stacy

    The guy in the pic above looks nothing like John Mayer.

    February 10, 2010 at 9:45 pm | Report abuse |
  45. slice

    the song Assassin by John Meyer-Sound like what going on in his life right now. That is some wild/insane comment on playboy interview. Oh well...

    February 10, 2010 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |
  46. mellai

    nothing special about this Guy.. too bas your career is going the DRAIN !!! stop being a kiss and tell guy !!! for christ sake

    February 10, 2010 at 9:21 pm | Report abuse |
  47. azure

    Wow. Lots of venom for JM, some of it probably deserved. He has, as has been said, no filter. But I've met him and he actually strikes me as a genuinely kindhearted, nice guy. And he IS talented by any standard, whether you like his music or not. I'm sure he's intelligent enough to have learned from his mistakes, as his immediate apologies have shown. Cut him some slack!

    February 10, 2010 at 8:49 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Sarah

    His stupid mouth got him in trouble. He's said too much again.

    February 10, 2010 at 8:34 pm | Report abuse |
  49. Nancy

    Although not a fan, I agree he is talented. However, I have always thought that he was too full of himself. I agree with the earlier post, he needs a PR person desparately or he needs to learn to keep his mouth shut – TMI !!!

    February 10, 2010 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  50. ReneB

    I love Mayer as a musician and songwriter, however, his tweets and interviews advertise himself as being extremely immature...

    February 10, 2010 at 7:59 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Annie

    Why would Jennifer Aniston ever spend ONE minute with this moron?

    February 10, 2010 at 7:44 pm | Report abuse |
  52. KT

    Wow, what an incredibly immature 32 year old. Jen, good riddance.

    February 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Hong

    No class. Definitely not a gentleman. Would never purchase or listen to his sappy, uninspiring work. Totally a loser, need theapy in relationship. This kinda kiss and tell which is not his first time on, really secure his future dates and relationships with females. Good job arrogant jerk.

    February 10, 2010 at 7:31 pm | Report abuse |
  54. TW

    Now there's a #1 hit: Your body is sexual napalm. GO JOHN!

    February 10, 2010 at 7:30 pm | Report abuse |
  55. James Steward

    Send him back to his mother's land. Spain!! I am sure those Spaniards would care less what he does outside of his music.

    I dont thing Jessica Simpson is that hot either. She sure cant sing or act. Her legs look like a mans's legs. In spain he will find much beautiful Euro chicks!

    February 10, 2010 at 7:11 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Michelle

    "Mothers be good to your daughters too"... these are some of the words he uses in a song.....It's true...be good to your daughters because if you don't they may bring home this type of guy ....or worse

    February 10, 2010 at 7:07 pm | Report abuse |
  57. Dennis

    I believe what he said about Jessica,, she's incredibly sexy.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:48 pm | Report abuse |
  58. deadbrokediva

    John Mayer is a butt-ugly immature loser who should thank his lucky stars that ANY woman would give him the time of day, because we all know without that dopey guitar of his and his sappy emo music, no woman ever would. This guy is as transparent as that James Blunt, who admits he sings sappy songs just to get laid.

    Mayer is the Jon Gosselin of music.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | Report abuse |
  59. Lisa

    I like his music, he really is quite talented. I've seen him in interviews and he seems to have a good sense of humor and seems quite likeable but, I believe he needs a PR person to tell him what to say and what not to say in the press. He should save his "boy talk" when it's appropriate. I'm really disappointed that for someone who is really talented and obviously likeable, he feels everyone wants to hear things about his life that should be private. Stop and think John...being respected will go a long way and make you more desirable than having verbal diahrea. That gets old and not only will you become ugly...your music will become ugly as well.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | Report abuse |
  60. Mike

    Mayer is a classless punk. One of the most beautiful women on the planet dates him and the best he can come up with to describe her is "crack". Does he actually write the songs he sings? How can you write that many songs and only have the ability to describe Jessica Simpson as "crack"?

    February 10, 2010 at 6:39 pm | Report abuse |
  61. Denizen Kate

    Unless he's singing, John Mayer should really, SERIOUSLY learn to keep his mouth shut.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
  62. Nat

    Such a great guy! His mother must be so proud! Yuck.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse |
  63. vick dell

    John, just write a decent album (like the first two) and please just shut up and play music

    February 10, 2010 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  64. shawndo

    Matt Dillon wannabe

    February 10, 2010 at 6:31 pm | Report abuse |
  65. Tom

    Hunter, music is obviously just a matter of taste. I've heard him, briefly, and never again. Totally bereft of class, however.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:30 pm | Report abuse |
  66. Joe citizen abroad

    If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, what's that make writing about John Mayer? Can it get any more futile?

    February 10, 2010 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  67. cw

    No class whatsoever...

    February 10, 2010 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  68. Jaz

    The only people I know that kiss and tell are the ones that are real "losers" in bed.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  69. Maria Ramos

    This girlyman hack with his girlyman voice and girlyman songs needs to count himself lucky there are attractive stupid women who will go out with a girlyman such as himself. PULEEZE Jessica Simpson, "sexual napalm?" Can there be more evidence that this fellow is a total girlyman? A forty something Jen Aniston and a bloated no talent Jessica Simpson he pushes forward as a testament to his heterosexuality? Gosh and he has tattoos to show how manly he is as well. Ladies, here's advice, avoid being this girlyman's public trophyhe uses to "prove" his "sexuality" at all costs. What did our parents tell us in 7th grade, "those that talk about it the most know the 4east or are doing it the least?" Good advice those parents gave!

    February 10, 2010 at 6:22 pm | Report abuse |
  70. Maggie

    I have to laugh, I really do.... Oh John, John, JOHN! You are no different than any other red-blooded young male! The only difference is that you can cloak your rampant desires in lovely songs. Why is everyone so surprised? His first hit was, "Your Body is a Wonderland". Which by the way I did love even at the advanced age of almost 50. Let him enjoy his youth, his fame. He's a guy, plain and simple.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:19 pm | Report abuse |
  71. ryan

    The guy is very talented – no doubts about that, and he isn't some flavor of the month, he has lasted for quite some time now. He might not be hendrix but he can play, he can sing, and he can write.

    Is it classy – no- are we all reading it and talkiing about it – yes -he uses twitter to generate publicity, that generates airplay and people buy his music. He is a star and acts like one, thats why Jessica Simpson continues to fall from relevence, and he doesn't. He says in the same interview he disagreed with Aniston over why he was using twitter.

    How many women on this board, if meeting him, wouldn't sleep with him, I am betting it is a low %.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:18 pm | Report abuse |
  72. T-Tone

    the dude is sounding a little desperate. won't be the first guy to handle fame VERY POORLY. just stop paying attention to him and he'll eventually shut up and start playing music or fade into oblivion.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:18 pm | Report abuse |
  73. Vicky B.

    This boy has a LOT of growing up to do. Right now, it's alllllllllllllllll a game.

    These girls who play with him should realize this from the get-go, and simply enjoy for a time and then get the heck out of dodge.

    This guy has some talent in music but, as for personality, he flunks out big time.

    John, you really need to start acting your age and show some dignity and class. Otherwise, you are quickly classified as nothing more than a wall hanger that will be here one day for his little bit of glory, and then have it inevitably turn into a "What ever happened to..........?" saga.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:13 pm | Report abuse |
  74. twogimics4

    i did not know anything about mayer....but i am onvinced he is an idiot.....he should have been raised better........

    February 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm | Report abuse |
  75. John Elton

    He hates and mocks the paparazzi but he's always in front of them? Engaging them in conversation? Even eating at the Ivy in LA where you ONLY go if your dying to get some paps to take some snaps?

    Seriously, he's a great musician and I have no doubt he has 'staying power' (and he's particularly good live, which is really good for longevity)...BUT the classiest, most respected, most successful artists (around for the long-haul -excluding one hit wonders) inevitably leave the public wanting more, they keep a lot of their private lives private and the paps aren't even all that interested...Jay-Z and Beyonce are probably two of the most relevant/respected (young) artists around and they've perfected the balance between their public/private lives...Jay-Z runs New York and is the king of Hip-Hop but you'll NEVER hear him talking about his sex-life with a magazine, dissing other rappers or popping up on reality shows designed to find his new best friend or assistant or whatever. Mayer is about 2 years away from a dating show or some other reality concept

    February 10, 2010 at 6:09 pm | Report abuse |
  76. James Scott

    As for talent, my daughter told me that he covered Axis Bold as Love by Hendrix so I listened to it. He didn't even attempt to play the solo that ended the song! No comparison. Overrated. But he should definitely shut up!

    February 10, 2010 at 6:09 pm | Report abuse |
  77. Cassie

    This man never has anything "interesting" to say and I am sure that every woman regrets ever having dated him. This man has no respect and please stop interviewing him.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:08 pm | Report abuse |
  78. MJ


    Right! He did an interview with Playboy. You just made my point. Why is he doing an interview with Playboy? Does he think he needs too?

    He's in the same camp as Paris Hilton, even thought he's a much better musician...

    February 10, 2010 at 6:06 pm | Report abuse |
  79. Mike M.

    Thank you, Hunter. No telling for other peoples measure of talent.

    February 10, 2010 at 6:05 pm | Report abuse |
  80. Ned

    The guy must be able to lick his eyebrows

    February 10, 2010 at 6:02 pm | Report abuse |
  81. Troy R.

    Look, Mayer is simply scratching and clawing, trying to hold on to the last of his 15 minutes. His music is blase and not good enough to keep him in the limelight. All that's left to do is shock people to keep himself relevant in some sect of the media. When his mouth no longer pays off, he'll probably start racking up DUIs or fights a la Lohan for attention.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:59 pm | Report abuse |
  82. sheeka

    He's an idiot.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:58 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Gigi

    I really like his music. This is so disappointing. HIs music makes you think he understands women and appreciates them. John, you are going to lose your fan base. How can you discuss private affairs between you and another woman? Whether is was good or bad. Shame on you. You wrote the song "Daughters" ? Those women are someone's daughters. Change this terrible habit.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Brandon

    It is Rod Blagovich, or what ever his name is. His songs are in no way awesome. His music is usually in poor taste...and sadly the beats all sound the same now. I give him two more years before he is just another Ricky Martin or Hinder look alike. The music fades and talent is not gettting peoples attention once. Its keeping it. He has continued to sale less and less copies of his albums. So the people spoke...WORK ON THE MUSIC, no more talkie talkie

    February 10, 2010 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
  85. mark


    He did an interview with PLAYBOY! what did you expect him to talk about????? his childhood ? of course it will be about sex and women!

    and he hates and mocks the paparazzi... don't try to compare him to paris hilton, please...

    February 10, 2010 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  86. Virginia

    "Yuck" is my only reaction to all this stuff John seems to be spewing. I love his music, but reallt I am now nauseated by his personality. He is clearly 32 going on 12.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:53 pm | Report abuse |
  87. Yvette

    John Mayer = No class. just an ASS!!!!!!!

    February 10, 2010 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  88. Alice

    I think his music stinks and so does his personality. What a d-bag.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  89. David, Phoenix

    To Jessica and Jennifer – all I have to say is "It is better to have loved and lost than to have to live with a self-centered psycho the rest of your life." John Mayer, YAH BORE ME.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  90. Sandra B. Romans

    John is a media whore he loves the attention At one time he spoke to TMZ dailey John you need help get it And a man never kisses and tells and he doesnt use the N word I love your music but your a idiot!!!!!

    February 10, 2010 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
  91. Tim L

    Think with your dipstick jimmie. yes he isnt good lookin at al so what woman see in him he must have something in common with mr.Ed if you know what I mean. Getty up wilber.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:49 pm | Report abuse |
  92. MJ

    John, John, John... as a musician and Grammy voter who has seen you perform live at the Grammys and loved every minute of it, I've got to say that I am disapointed in your behavior. What has happened to you. Where is the guy who wrote Daughters? Are you still a musician, singer/songwriter or have you turned into a shallow, paparazzi seeking celebrity? John, you are much better then that. Why are you stooping so low? Have you let all the celebrity take control of you?

    John, get yourself back. We miss you!

    February 10, 2010 at 5:45 pm | Report abuse |
  93. Mark

    I've of course known him for his banal lite-rock, but I never knew what a ridiculous, self-absorbed DB he is. I can't fathom why Jennifer Aniston, or even Jessica Simpson, dated this adolescent man-child.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:42 pm | Report abuse |
  94. kay

    Can he spell SHALLOW? Lord, ladies, how could this person get your attention?

    February 10, 2010 at 5:41 pm | Report abuse |
  95. Bob

    I gotta say, at first, I hated this guy. Then, a very talented musician friend of mine made me watch some blues covers Mayer did with some legends, and I was blown away. Mayer is amazingly talented, and that's saying something, as I am not even a big fan of blues, only really good blues. I really can't blame the guy for the way he sings his most popular music (very dramatically – the way women apparently like?), that is geared toward his female followers, as it has made him a lot of money. I just wish he would play good music now that he is an established name, and sing in his normal voice.

    "No talent"? Hardly. As much as I once would have hated to admit it, the guys is chalk-full of talent.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse |
  96. James

    It's not that he has no filter, it's just that he's a classless d-bag. Though, I guess when your music is pathetic garbage, you have to do something to stay in the headlines. It's not that he's shocking, it's not that he's vulgar, it's that he's just another loser with a little money. Typical hollywood trash, doesn't have anything worthwhile to offer the world, so he's going the "shocker" route, and is going to keep saying things that keep his name in the paper. Sick of these attention-seeking wastes of flesh, and John Mayer is king of the attention-starved men of Hollywood.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse |
  97. Tracy

    He looks like he's channeling Rod Blagojevich.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse |
  98. kathleen

    I totally agree w/Dan the Man. Couldn't have worded it better myself.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:36 pm | Report abuse |
  99. JMater

    Girls become lovers, then turn into mothers... What a "D-Bag".

    February 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | Report abuse |
  100. Julie

    He is nuts I think. Totally a low live and true colors are not showing.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | Report abuse |
  101. Young12

    ...Unbelievable!!! JM is definitely NOT a gentleman because REAL men don't kiss & tell!

    Dude you REALLY, REALLY need to stop tripping on yourself! Get over it already!!

    February 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | Report abuse |
  102. Kathryn

    Mark said "he's rich, famous, and gets laid by lots of hot women. whoever is hating on him is just jealous."

    No one will be jealous when he gets the clap or HIV 😛

    February 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Estelle

    The same theory applies to muscians and actors. The bigger the talent, the smaller the brain.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:32 pm | Report abuse |
  104. Sil

    He has got to be the biggest jerk ever! I can't believe women find him attractive. My dog's rear end looks better.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
  105. mark

    @ instant karma

    Why are you hating on him? you know nothing about him other than what you read on media and celebrity mags - you know nothing about what he's like in person so don't pretend you do.

    In all likelihood, stemming from his popularity with both male and female celebrities, he is probably very likable. You sound incredibly jealous that he is living the dream and you are trolling in your room on your computer posting comments on CNN.com

    You WISH you lived his life.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |
  106. TXguy9

    This dude is a complete bone head.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |
  107. R. Paterson

    WOW – he must really think he is something. I have never understood WHY the women think he is so cool. He isn't even cute, his music is not that great and he has a big mouth – so again WHY????
    I am sure he must be a nice person......

    February 10, 2010 at 5:26 pm | Report abuse |
  108. poorhouse

    I need to be 32?.....Only teenagers make comments like that, except it is because they "need to be 15". People in the limelight suck at relationships, that includes Jennifer Aniston and even POETIC LOVE SONG WRITERS because they grow easily bored of what they have. Most celebs are sluts.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  109. Chyvaun

    @ RVIN – We're not worthy. SMH.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  110. Instant Karma

    what an "f-in" hoser!

    He is like every other recording artist that has it all.

    Listen to his songs. He's not good at being old.......
    doesnt' want to see his parent's go......
    Bubblegum tongue....(had Jennifer Love Hewitt)
    Had Jennifer Aniston
    Had Jessica Simpson

    Let him go masturbate the rest of his life and see who ends up lonely.

    He's just like every other "rock" star. Wants it all and in the end, he'll still be an ugly man....with blah, blah, blah songs, and still thinking the world of himself.

    WOMEN – get a clue, the guys might be able to sing, but he sounds like the biggest downer to me. all about him and NADA about you.

    Hey John, I hear you can get a vacuum for free off Craigslist. Maybe that can be your next date to the Grammy Awards.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | Report abuse |
  111. lance corporal

    just another example of how sometimes ya gotta separate the art from the artist, as a musician he's OK, I've liked some of his stuff been bored with some of it, but he's not a hack. as a person he's obviously a self absorbed attention junkie and a bit of a douche bag

    February 10, 2010 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
  112. lllll

    "Thats enough, John Mayer"- Chris Griffin

    February 10, 2010 at 5:16 pm | Report abuse |
  113. mark

    you people are just jealous. he is successful and is getting paid lots of money for - gasp - interviews. It's with PLAYBOY for gods sakes - what is he gonna talk about? politics?

    he's rich, famous, and gets laid by lots of hot women. whoever is hating on him is just jealous.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
  114. Sergio

    I used to think he was just being "authentic" and irreverent. I have grown tired of it though, and lately am seeing it more as just another master manipulator using the system however it suits him best. He's a great guitarist, although a bit too derivative (c'mon John, even you must admit that the great SRV is rolling over in his grave over that G-d awful solo in "Assassin". It totally did not serve that song). Battle Studies is crap and he knows it. He's just trying to shore it up as best he can with these diversions for you all to keep him top-of-mind, either in a positive or negative light.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  115. Tami

    Family Guy said it well:


    February 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  116. LB

    What is kind of ironic is that he and Jes Simpson have weird voices, like they are forcing some odd sound to come out of their mouths. Terribly untalented. Maybe that is why they has such a good time in bed.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  117. brent

    No- talent....apparently you don't play guitar, write songs or sing..if you did, you would not discredit your own remarks by saying something so....false. makes me wonder about the rest of your comments. Guitar players in particular with their phallic headed instruments at crotch level have always been "chick magnets" Its not the player's fault.. They (we) are a shallow bunch only looking to fufil basic needs. Relationships..., just cause a guy can play guitar doesn't make him sensitive and thoughtful. What are you thinking! Forget about the bad boys of rock ladies..you will just get your feeeeeelings hurt...try an accountant or lawyer /politician on for size. Suprised Jennifer and Jessica were so....niave. Jeeeeesh.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  118. Tami

    Ugh, I think he's a dipstick and I see no attraction whatsoever. I think his music sucks too.

    February 10, 2010 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  119. David in SD

    Who is this person? Am I supposed to recognize the name/face? I don't!!

    February 10, 2010 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse |
  120. Henry

    14 minutes and counting...

    February 10, 2010 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  121. Sandy

    Seriously..what do we care if you masterbate? I mean really! Keep your PRIVATE business to yourself....and just play your darn music already!

    February 10, 2010 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  122. KD

    I want more details about his sexual encounters with Simpson......not less! Thanks John for being candid......now go work on some better music!!

    February 10, 2010 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
  123. tedbear8

    Gentlemen don't kiss and tell, especially to an entire country! Whoa, you are not a very bright guy are you? No wonder you couldn't hold on to Jennifer Aniston. You're too tacky and classless for her! Keep singing and playing your're music. I think that's all you're gonna be good for right now. Enough!

    February 10, 2010 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
  124. Jon

    What a wanker. Jessica Simpson must be on the rebound from Tony Romo, and Jennifer Aniston, who, by the way, I believe is now 40, should just run from this clown. Oops, I guess they already have.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:53 pm | Report abuse |
  125. Mary Ann

    "But I can't change the fact that I need to be 32." Seriously?? You sound and act like someone who is 17! No, wait, sorry, I know some 17 year olds who are more mature than you seem to be. Shut up! I wouldn't mind reading an article about your music, but you diminish yourself everytime you feel the need to air your garbage. Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston have both moved on.....why don't you do the same?

    February 10, 2010 at 4:51 pm | Report abuse |
  126. Robyn

    Just goes to show how immature he is at 32 years old. Grow up John and stop with your comments about the women you have been with. You never deserved them in the first place. They have more class than you can ever imagine having.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:49 pm | Report abuse |
  127. laurie

    He is talented as a musician, but he also has a very bad reputation as far as relationships go. Anyone who doesn't realize that by now has been living on another planet. If you want that kind of relationship, then you know who to go to and what you are getting yourself into.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  128. LOL

    I'm thinking most people aren't real hip on JM. I agree, don't kiss and tell, no one wants their personal stuff shared. Well, maybe he wants his shared, but he is only 50% of the equation when speaking about past relationships, he should respect the other half and not talk about them.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  129. paulywolf

    So is Sexual Napalm a good thing or bad?

    February 10, 2010 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
  130. Dean

    He really has absolutely no class.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
  131. Chris

    He has had some of the most beautiful women in the world...im 24 and id hook up with jennfier aniston and jessica simpson...personally i think his music bores me to tears and he is def one of the most goofy looking guys i have ever seen...only reason they were with him...i dont now desperate but both seem to do be doing just fine now

    February 10, 2010 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  132. lomaxrobert

    He is starting to look – and sound – like former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich...

    February 10, 2010 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse |
  133. Stacy

    John Mayer, what a wank! Does anyone really care what he says and if they do, why? He's just pitiful. Did his CD sales fall or something? Next he'll be doing a reality show. They can call it, I'm a celebrity, somebody shut me up.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse |
  134. MB

    I agree. He has no class and is certainly no gentleman.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |
  135. Corrie

    J Mayer needs to SHUT UP!!!

    February 10, 2010 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |
  136. literate

    Class-less punk. One piece of advice is to "shhhhhhhhh". I don't care about your personal life. Talk about your music for once, and get over yourself.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:26 pm | Report abuse |
  137. JL

    John, John, John... In the words of Frank Zappa, "Shut up and play your Guitar"... Love your music, but enough with the kiss & tell stuff... your interviews with the tabloids are not winning you any fans... You are close to becoming an MTV reality show goof...

    February 10, 2010 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  138. Rose

    This man needs therapy or drug rehab. If he thinks he's attractive he must be smoking something. He's hallucinating!

    February 10, 2010 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
  139. TRM

    What a pompous a_s!!! What any woman sees in him is beyond me. What in the heck –I need to be 32?????? Does this man even speak English?

    February 10, 2010 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse |
  140. bd

    Agreed. I'm starting to wonder if he's "staging" all of his seemingly off handed comments in hopes of getting more attention and creating traffic to his music- hence, trying to make people buy more of his crappy, annoying, and soon to be outdated albums. Does anyone else think the guy looks like he has lueukemia or is it me?

    February 10, 2010 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  141. dan the man

    The guy's a great musician, but a gentleman doesn't kiss and tell. Who hasn't been vexed by a beautiful woman at one time or another? There's a fine line between discussing strong feelings and coming off as needy and pathetic. Discretion separates the stud from the dud.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
  142. rvin

    Why is CNN not mentioning his racist comments, in the same interview, about his "white supremicist" penis, thoughts on black women and Kerry Washington? Too tough a topic to handle or are those women not worthy?

    February 10, 2010 at 4:07 pm | Report abuse |
  143. Hunter

    Say what you want about his pesonal life but if you think he has no talent, you have no idea what the word even means.

    February 10, 2010 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  144. debbyrd

    Honestly, what do these women see in this no-talent hack? He certainly is not good looking. I've seen better heads on cabbages.
    Possibly being linked to his name?

    February 10, 2010 at 3:43 pm | Report abuse |

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