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"Heartbreak Warfare" by John Mayer

"Heartbreak Warfare" by John Mayer

  • Backstory: Remember when John Mayer romanced Jennifer Aniston? In October 2009, over six months after their reported breakup, Mayer released "Heartbreak Warfare," commenting on a dysfunctional relationship two people keep fighting for.
  • Evidence: Listeners speculated one of the lyrics — "drop his name, push it in, and twist the knife again" — was actually about Jennifer's ex, Brad Pitt. However, Mayer has insisted the song has nothing to do with the A-listers. "I feel bad because people think 'Heartbreak Warfare' is about her," he told Playboy in 2010. "I wanna go on record saying it's not. That woman would never use heartbreak warfare. That woman was the most communicative, sweetest, kindest person."
  • Verdict: Nope, the lyrics "red wine and Ambien, you're talking sh*t again" have nothing to do with Aniston. 
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