John Mayer has a simple explanation for his foot-in-mouth tendencies when talking about his exes in public. "I was just a jerk," the Born and Raised singer admitted in a sit-down interview with CBS Sunday Morning, set to air on Sunday, Feb. 10. The crooner, who has been happily dating fellow musician Katy Perry since June 2012 -- with a brief separation in August -- made headlines in 2010 when he referred to his ex Jessica Simpson as "sexual napalm" in a Playboy interview.
John's famous ex-flames The infamous serial dater has also had relationships with a number of other big Hollywood names, including Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Minka Kelly. Now, however, the 35-year-old singer is recovering from surgery on his vocal cords and says he's looking to turn over a new leaf as he prepares for a return to the stage for the first time in two years.