Here's Everyone John Mayer Has Apparently Ever Dated, And I Totally Forgot About Some Of These Relationships

John Mayer is back in the news for his dating history!

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In case you didn't know, John is somewhat of an infamous dater.

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He's kind of like the original Pete Davidson.

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But now he's done with dating!

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He told the Call Me Daddy podcast why he doesn't really date anymore. "I don’t really date. I don’t think that I have to, to be quite honest," he said.

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"I quit drinking like six years ago, so I don’t have the liquid courage. I just have dry courage," he said.

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Sooo, because he's had a particularly rich and famous dating history, let's look at everyone he's ever dated...

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In the early 2000s, John apparently dated Vanessa Carlton.

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It didn't last long...

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...and then he started dating Jennifer Love Hewitt.

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They broke up after a super-brief relationship in 2002.

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Next up, John dated Jessica Simpson on and off in 2006 and 2007.

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You'll probably remember John's 2010 Playboy interview where he described sex with Jessica as "sexual napalm."

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"Sexually, it was crazy. That’s all I’ll say. It was like napalm, sexual napalm," he said.

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Jess responded to these comments in her 2020 memoir: "He was the most loyal person on the planet, and when I read that he wasn’t, that was it for me. I erased his number. He made it easy for me to walk away.”

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John apparently broke up with Jessica nine times, and each time was over email(!!!).

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In 2007, John had a fling with Cameron Diaz.

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It was right after Cameron broke up with Justin Timberlake, and People magazine said the two were spotted being "super flirty."

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In 2007, John also dated Minka Kelly.

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They took some really flirty pics at a Knicks game and "quietly" broke up in early 2008.

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Next up, we have another Jen.

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I'm obviously talking about Jennifer Aniston.

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They dated for about a year in 2008.

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John told Playboy, "That woman was the most communicative, sweetest, kindest person."

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Taylor Swift came around in 2009.

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They apparently dated in 2009 and 2010, and Taylor had a song about him called "Dear John" on her Speak Now album.

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In 2010, John was linked to Kim Kardashian.

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In 2011, John was allegedly spotted kissing Miley Cyrus backstage at the Grammys.

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And then John dated Katy Perry.

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They started dating in 2012.

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He told CBS News Sunday Morning, "For the first time in my life, I don't feel like I'm in a celebrity relationship."

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They ultimately broke up in 2015*.

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*According to the New York Daily News, they had previously broken up and gotten back together in 2014.

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And that kind of ends it for a while.

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In 2022, he was spotted having dinner with Kiernan Shipka.

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But that's really it! As we know now, John doesn't really date anymore.

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