Alas, he continued to unknowingly dig the grave for the primary chapter of his movie star life when he tweeted he was engaged on a music and he needed to sing it with the 19-year-old Fearless artist. “Waking as much as this music concept that will not go away my head. 3 days straight now. Which means it is adequate to complete,” the once-prolific Twitter person wrote in March 2009. “It is referred to as ‘Half of My Coronary heart’ and I need to sing it with Taylor Swift. She would make a killer Stevie Nicks in distinction to my Tom Petty of a music.”
So, no expectations there in any respect. However they did meet as much as file “Half of My Coronary heart” for his 2009 album Battle Research, which got here out that November, and carried out stay collectively a number of instances.
However whereas he did not make the identical mistake he did with Aniston, it was Swift who made positive that folks kinda-sorta knew what was what. That he was a person who ended a relationship.
Mayer instructed Rolling Stone in 2012 that he was fairly devastated by the 2010 music “Pricey John,” which referred to as out a sure fellow’s “darkish twisted video games.” He insisted that, on this case, he “did not deserve it. I am fairly good at taking accountability now, and I by no means did something to deserve that. It was a extremely awful factor for her to do.”(Swift has by no means explicitly stated that the tune is about Mayer, however earlier than the music got here out she stated in an interview that “little hints” would guarantee that it might be clear who the man was, no additional clarification essential.)
Furthermore, he continued, “I by no means obtained an e-mail. I by no means obtained a telephone name. I used to be actually caught off-guard, and it actually humiliated me at a time after I’d already been dressed down. I imply, how would you’re feeling if, on the lowest you have ever been, somebody kicked you even decrease?”