The 37-year-old singer opened up about his reputation in an interview with Ronan Farrow for Today. Mayer was well-known for his relationships with Jennifer Simpson, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and more, but told Farrow he was misunderstood.
"I went, 'All right, dude. You did a couple interviews where you were out of touch and you were being a ham -- and you were basically break dancing into a nitroglycerin plant," he recalled. "[I realized it wasn't who I wanted to be after] the first time someone [said], 'You're a womanizer.'"
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