Jessica Simpson Says The Pressure To Always Be Perfect While Dating John Mayer Was Part Of Why She Turned To Drinking
It appears that Jessica Simpson is getting really candid in her memoir, and that includes her talking in detail about all of her past relationships, including the one with John Mayer! That being said, the singer writes that he is partially to blame for her alcohol problems!
Apparently, while dating the actor, she felt a lot of pressure to be constantly perfect and that led to her drinking!
Indeed, her upcoming tell-all titled Open Book includes details about her addiction issues, her Nick Lachey divorce and past romance with John Mayer among many other things.
She and John started dating in 2005, not too long after divorcing Nick.
In her book, Jessica claims John was ‘obsessed’ with her ‘sexually and emotionally.’
Furthermore, she writes that while he gave her a lot of confidence in her body, she also felt insecure sometimes.
‘I constantly worried that I wasn’t smart enough for him. He was so clever and treated conversations like a friendly competition he had to win. My anxiety would just spike and I'd pour another drink. It was the start of me always relying on alcohol to mask my nerves. He loved me in the way he could and I loved that love for a long time. Too long. And I went back and forth with it for a very long time. But it did control me,’ she writes.
The two broke up in 2007 after he called her a ‘sexual napalm’ in a Playboy interview.
About that, she confesses in the memoir that ‘I was floored and just embarrassed that my grandmother was going to read that. A woman and how she is in bed, is not something that's ever talked about. He was the most loyal person and when I read that he was not, that was it for me. I just erased his number. He made it really easy for me to walk away.’