John Mayer is a douche. We all know this by now.
Even the singer himself seems to be clued in.
"I was just a jerk," Katy Perry's boyfriend tells CBS Sunday Morning in an interview set to air on Sunday, referring to his treatment of his exes.
The serial dater has had relationships with big Hollywood names such as Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Minka Kelly.
Many of whom he's discussed in detail.
The guy rarely held back when it came to an opportunity to discuss his many conquests over the years, which earned him a rep as ... well, a douche.
That's all in the past, he claims.
Now, the 35-year-old singer is recovering from surgery on his vocal cords and looking to turn over a new leaf as he prepares for a return to the stage.
"It's very liberating when you finally realize it's impossible to make everyone like you," he said in the interview. "I wanted everybody to like me."
"I thought I was one shuck and jive away in every direction."
What that means, we have absolutely no idea, but if it means he won't liken Katy Perry to sexual napalm after they break up, that's the important thing.