"Yes, there are sleepovers," he tells Ellen DeGeneres, who responds, "Wow!"

By Stephen M. Silverman
February 06, 2009 10:45 AM
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While Jennifer Aniston went into coy mode when Ellen DeGeneres pressed her on the topic of John Mayer, the five-time Grammy winner himself was only too happy to discuss life and times with Aniston, in an interview to air Monday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

And neither he nor DeGeneres was particularly shy about certain private details.

“Do you sleep over?” the TV host asks bluntly.

“Yeah, there are sleepovers, yeah,” Mayer replies, prompting a “Wow” out of DeGeneres.

“Yes,” Mayer repeats, “yes, there are.”

“You have sleepovers,” says DeGeneres. “That’s cute.”

One more time, Mayer says: “Yes, there are. There are sleepovers.”

What prompted the discussion was DeGeneres and Mayer’s recounting their both having been to Aniston’s housewarming party for her new hi-tech residence.

As described by Mayer, “There is no normal thing in the Aniston house. You won’t find a light switch. The light switch is not antiquated – there is a six-button light panel. It does everything. The top button is ‘on,’ and the button right below that one seems to be an air horn, so in the middle of the night it’s very difficult.”

Mayer also admits it’s all a bit too much. “I just want a switch that glows orange. Just give me a switch that glows orange, and I can swing my arm up [and turn on the light]. I don’t want a smart-home button.”

Speaking of turn-ons, DeGeneres also asks Mayer, 31, about that revealing, thong-style green bathing suit he was caught wearing last year. He said it was part of his cruise wear.

“It’s a cruise that I’ve taken to doing in my spare time. I now have a cruise called the Mayer Craft Carrier,” he explains. “I have this cruise, and we’re hanging out, and the thing about a cruise everybody is supposed to let their hair down a little bit.”

As for what he did, “I let a lot of hair down, but the fact is that is something you’re supposed to do for your fans.” But, he adds, “It’s just plain silly.”

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