Andy Cohen clarifies comments about John Mayer friendship

Andy Cohen wants everyone to calm down about his relationship with John Mayer. On the June 22 episode of “Radio Andy,” Cohen clarified comments he made earlier this month about loving his friend during an interview with Howard Stern. Following the interview, his comments received considerable coverage in the media, but the “Watch What Happens Live” host believes everyone needs to calm down.

Cohen said, “I was on Howard Stern last week and he asked me about my friendship with John Mayer and I said, ‘Yeah, you know,’ I said kind of innocuous and offensively that we don’t know each other.” love.” “It became headline news and the more it became headline news, the more I objected to it. You know why? Aren’t two men allowed to say they’re in love? Are we all so stupid Are?”

He shared a story about how his college roommate was the first heterosexual person to tell Cohen that he loved her. Cohen reported that he was surprised that his friend’s declaration was “very pure and genuine, but not sexual in any way”. He continued, “So I just think that the friendship of two people, I don’t think is the main story…” “At first, I thought it was kind of lazy, ‘Oh, that’s a lazy title.’ Yes, I blurted out that we love each other and then the longer it went on, I said, ‘You know, you need to take care of yourself.'”

Cohen made headlines when he told Stern on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” that he and Meyer “love each other.” However, the Bravo host also clarified that there was never any sexual relationship between him and his longtime friend.

It’s unclear exactly how long Cohen and Mayer have been friends, but they were first seen hanging out in 2012. Since then, Mayer has spoken at Cohen’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony, attended a friend’s baby shower, and made several appearances on “Watch What”. Live happens.” As far as the connection between the two is concerned, Cohen revealed in a 2022 interview with Entertainment Tonight that they are both devoted Grateful Dead fans.

“I would say the Grateful Dead brought us a lot closer, because I was already a big Deadhead, and he started getting into them and then imagine when your friend starts playing with your favorite band whose About the one you thought you’d never see again.” They said. “And now, you can actually tour with them. So, that was a great start to everything.”