With years of perspective under his belt, John Mayer isn’t afraid to admit that he wasn’t the best version of himself when he first hit it big in the 2000s. Although the “New Light” singer drew criticism in 2010 for comments about his former flames, during an episode of his Instagram Live show Current Mood late last month, Mayer revealed that these days, women aren’t so interested in dating him. RELATED: John Mayer Shares Some Candid Confessions About His Sex Life — but Admits He Gets Rejected Too At an intimate set in Los Angeles on Oct. 25, the singer-songwriter expanded on his confession that times have changed. RELATED: John Mayer Calls Taylor Swift’s Album a ‘Fine Piece of Work’ After Inadvertently Referencing It RELATED VIDEO: John Mayer Responds to Katy Perry Ranking Him Best Lover: ‘I Don’t Have a Cool-Enough Thought’ Although summer hit “New Light” was recently certified gold, part of Mayer’s new perspective means the singer has come to accept the fact that the kind of music he makes isn’t necessarily what’s finding its way to the top of the charts these days — and that’s fine. RELATED: John Mayer’s ‘New Light’ Music Video Is a Green Screen Dream (and Just as Extra as He Is) Taking things one step further, Mayer explained that “not being culturally super hot” has actually given him a better shot at having a longer career.
John Mayer Admits Early Fame ‘Made a Monster Out of Me’: ‘I Wasn’t Aware There Was Anything I Couldn’t Have’
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