Katherine Heigl: I Used John Mayer To Trick Josh Kelley Into Committing To Me

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Katherine Heigl John Mayer

By Daniel Gates

Katherine Heigl John Mayer

(Meredith Vieira Show)

Katherine Heigl used John Mayer to trick her eventual husband Josh Kelley into committing to her, she reveals on an upcoming episode of “The Meredith Vieira Show.” It’s quite the story.

She explains, “At the same time that I met Josh, I also met John Mayer. And John Mayer and I are from neighboring towns and knew some of the same people. My Josh had gone off on tour and was kind of playing hard to get. So I didn’t know — are we a thing? Are we a couple? Is he out on the road dating other girls? What about these groupies?”

In her state of confusion, Heigl spent time with Mayer. “John and I would hang out on occasion. Nothing inappropriate, [like] we’d go and have dinner,” she tells Vieira. “We were just hanging out a little bit. But I completely used John to get Josh to commit. Because these musicians, they’re competitive and jealous of each other.”

During a phone call with Kelley, Heigl told him, “Josh, I’ve got to be honest. I just want to know where we stand, because if not, I might try to pursue something with John.” At which point, Kelley committed.

Heigl and Kelley wed in December 2007. Gossip Cop will post the video of Heigl’s interview with Vieira when it’s available. What do you think of her romantic tactics?

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