'Watch What Happens Live': John Mayer does a show-and-tell as he joins Andy Cohen's 'at home' edition
Andy Cohen returned to Bravo with the third episode of the 'at home', quarantine-appropriate, edition of 'Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen' tonight (April 1) and joining him via video chat was the dreamy singer and guitarist, John Mayer.
Andy managed to give us an intimate look into John's life with his segment called 'Open Your Vault' wherein John brought out a couple of items that he's held on to over the years. The first item is a photograph of John with his father that was taken on the latter's 80th birthday. John revealed that every time he passes through the photograph hanging on the wall, he prays and hopes that his father who's in a senior living facility in New York, is doing okay. Another thing John holds on to dearly is Robert Hunter's songbook titled 'A Box of Rain'. It was a gift from a friend and John mentions that he draws a lot of inspiration from the book which he considers as the best lyrics he's ever read all his life.
He also brought out a Grammy he won for his album Continuum, the one that he didn't think he would win. He still maintains that the award was for Justin Timberlake to take home that night. Then there's a thank you note that Howard Stern once sent him after Mayer performed at his birthday show. He is yet to meet Howard but it's the note that he's held on to for six years now only for the brutally honest nature of it. His favorite line from the note is "John thank you for being on the bday show. The performance was great and set the tone for the rest of the evening. I loved it and most of all the fans loved it". John mentioned that it's pretty cool that Howard was being honest about not everybody loving the performance but most of them loving it.
Later on, in the show, John revealed that the greatest advice he's ever received from a fellow musician is "Welcome to the world of bul***t my darling, you have arrived". This came from Elton John who said that to him in 2002, a time when he was involved in a highly publicized romantic relationship. He also revealed that his dream duet would be Pearl Jam vocalist, Eddie Vedder.
'Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen' airs Sunday to Thursday at 11/10c only on Bravo.