“I like Meg Ryan. I went along with her for 10 years,” the musician, 71, mentioned in an interview with Esquire that was printed on Tuesday, June 13. “She doesn’t love me a lot. She’s an excellent woman. I’m only a s—y boyfriend.”
Mellencamp and Ryan, 61, have been first linked in 2011. The on-and-off pair broke up in 2014 earlier than reconciling months later however cut up once more in 2015. They reunited as soon as extra in 2017 and got engaged the following year.
Ryan introduced the duo’s plans to wed in November 2018 — at some point after she was noticed with a model new diamond ring on her finger. “ENGAGED!” the You’ve Bought Mail actress — who shares son Jack Quaid, 31, with ex-husband Dennis Quaid — captioned a candy snap by way of Instagram on the time.
The “Jack and Diane” singer, in the meantime, opened up about how fortunate he was to be saying “I do” to the Sleepless in Seattle star throughout a one-on-one interview with Today.
“I’m engaged at 67 to a really humorous girl. Funniest girl I’ve ever met,” the “Hurts So Good” singer — who’s a father of 5 kids together with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum Teddi Mellencamp — gushed in December 2018. “One can nicely think about, I’m in all probability not the best man to get together with. So let’s depart it at that.”
In August 2019, Ryan instructed InStyle that she and John were slowly planning their nuptials however have been in no rush to stroll down the aisle. “Sure, I’m going to get married sooner or later. However for now this engagement factor is a state of grace,” she instructed the outlet.
Ryan later opened up about what drew her to the Indiana native. “What’s nice about now could be that John and I are so free to have enjoyable. Possibly that freedom is about being 1,000,000 years outdated,” she instructed the New York Times that very same month. “However I typically suppose relationships are for aliens. Who does it? Who can do it? I don’t know the way any of us ever do.”
The pair finally known as it quits for good later that 12 months, with a supply completely telling Us Weekly on the time that Ryan “had sufficient” and called off their engagement. “She has no regrets,” the insider added.
Regardless of their a number of ups and downs, John instructed Esquire on Monday that the duo positively had their justifiable share of enjoyable through the years — particularly when their romance was first blossoming.
“Meg Ryan had simply come out of her shell; I had simply come out of my shell. We began relationship. And we determined to do issues on our personal as a substitute of getting individuals do stuff for us,” he recalled. “We have been so f—king misplaced. We didn’t know how one can do something. I’ve by no means checked out of a resort on my own. … We laughed at how silly we’re, so arduous we cried. I feel she’s discovered how one can do all the pieces, and I’ve discovered how one can do nothing.”
Previous to his rocky relationship with the When Harry Met Sally actress, the “Small City” crooner was married three times. He wed pregnant girlfriend Priscilla Esterline in 1970, and the twosome welcomed daughter Michelle six months later. After divorcing Esterline in 1981, John tied the knot with Victoria Granucci — with whom he later welcomed daughters Teddi and Justice — however they known as it quits in 1989. He additionally shares two sons, Hud and Speck, with third spouse Elaine Irwin, whom he wed in 1992. The pair cut up in 2010 after practically twenty years of marriage.
Ryan, for her half, divorced the Mother or father Entice star, 69, in 2001 after her affair with Russell Crowe. She and Dennis had been married for 9 years on the time.
In 2003, Metropolis of Angels star bought candid about facing life in the spotlight after her failed marriage made headlines, telling InStyle that the A Stunning Thoughts actor, 59, didn’t “break up” her marriage to Dennis. She additionally claimed that Goliath alum was additionally untrue whereas the pair have been collectively.
“Dennis was not devoted to me for a very long time, and that was very painful,” she instructed the outlet. “I came upon extra about that when I used to be divorced.”