John Mayer: Taylor Swift 'Really Humiliated Me'
“I’m pretty good at taking accountability now, and I never did anything to deserve that. It was a really lousy thing for her to do,” the 34-year-old singer tells Rolling Stone.
“Dear John, I see it all, now it was wrong / Don’t you think 19 is too young to be played by your dark twisted games, when I loved you so?” Taylor, now 22, sings on the track from her 2010 album Speak Now.
“I never got an e-mail. I never got a phone call [about how she felt],” John said. “I was really caught off-guard, and it really humiliated me at a time when I’d already been dressed down. I mean, how would you feel if, at the lowest you’ve ever been, someone kicked you even lower?”
“I will say as a songwriter that I think it’s kind of cheap songwriting,” he added. “I know she’s the biggest thing in the world, and I’m not trying to sink anybody’s ship, but I think it’s abusing your talent to rub your hands together and go, ‘Wait till he gets a load of this!’ That’s bull—-.”