"She's a beautiful girl and I know that I will never, ever, ever be with a funnier girl than her. While the notoriously private Ryan has yet to comment on the split, the exes appear to be on good terms.
Not gonna happen.""I'm grateful for the three and a half years we've been together," Mellencamp added.
The onetime John Cougar Mellencamp's marriage to model Elaine Irwin was his third, lasting 18 years. Ryan has a son with actor Dennis Quaid and a daughter she adopted later, after she and Quaid divorced.
(Getty) Narration is a familiar tool in the TV trade, but usually it's done by one of the show's characters or by a regularly seen host.
But just because we don't see these narrators doesn't mean they're not famous. Read Full Story Looks like John Mellencamp doesn't need a lover.
The newly single singer has been spotted cozying up with Meg Ryan -- and has been for seven weeks.
It was Monday evening when Christie Brinkley and John Mellencamp were seen leaving New York’s Bowery Hotel, after spending just over an hour inside having dinner. She was dressed casually–wearing jeans and sneakers, along with a bright blue scarf.
Mellencamp walked out of the restaurant and onto the sidewalk just behind her.
, the 62-year-old rock musician once again said he hopes to reconcile with the 52-year-old rom-com queen, whom he began dating in early 2011. Mellencamp has homes in Indiana and South Carolina and has publicly expressed his distaste for city living.
"I'm very happy with the time I've spent with Meg Ryan," Cougar told The Associated Press (via ). The actress, meanwhile, divides her time between New York City and Chappaquiddick, Mass.
Mellencamp's musical "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County," co-written with Stephen King, will be on tour starting in November, though the "Pink Houses" singer will not be part of the live production.
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The pair have been seen sharing coffee in Martha's Vineyard and going on grocery store runs in New York City.