John Mayer didn’t waste much time after he split from Jennifer Aniston years ago.
While speaking on the Flashbacks podcast, Vanderpump Rules star Scheana Taylor revealed that she and John Mayer hung out in 2008. Back then, Mayer and Aniston just ended their relationship.
Shay said that she was working at a private party at the Grand Havana Room that was hosted by Mayer. Aniston was also with the singer when the three of them got wasted at the event.
“Every time they did a shot, they would get me a shot. They invited me to go back to her place in the Palisades after for an after-party,” she said.
Scheana Shay, John Mayer hung out for six months
A few weeks later, Mayer, reportedly, returned to the Grand Havana Room where he saw Shay again. At that time, the “Gravity” singer was no longer dating Aniston.
Shay, Mayer, and the reality TV star’s roommate, Stacie Adams hung out together for around six months. Shay eventually became jealous of Adams and Mayer because she knew that the singer like her roommate more than her.
“And I was like, ‘Wait, I brought you into this, like and now you’re getting more attention than I’m getting, like what’s up with that?’ And then even after he and I stopped talking, they continued talking, and there were like a lot of things — like she and I had like a year of just awkward friendship falling out, but then came full circle a year later and … have never been closer,” she said.
Scheana Shay hangouts with the singer made its way to tabloids
Shay said that she tried to keep her connection with Mayer a secret. However, the news still made its way to the tabloid. The reality TV star was forced to ring Mayer to tell him that she didn’t leak the stories.
“He was like ‘No, it’s cool, I don’t think you would do that like we’ve been hanging out for six months. Like, you probably would have done it by now.’ And so, I was like, ‘You know I’m losing my job over this?’ It was the week of my birthday. And I’m like, ‘I don’t think as a cocktail waitress we really get like a severance package,'” she said.
John Mayer, Jennifer Aniston split
As for Mayer and Aniston, their relationship was quite tumultuous.
Following their split, John Mayer declared that he was the one that dumped Aniston. But the Friends star didn’t seem to mind.