John Mellencamp Not very keen on allowing people behind the scenes of his show.
As the singer of “Hurts So Good” explains, what he calls “girl” and what he calls “hanger on” has been a show since his wife Elaine Irwin stepped down in 1991. It is forbidden to go behind the scenes.
“Elaine came out on tour with me [early on] I saw what was happening. ” Man A magazine of a former supermodel wife who broke up in 2010 after 18 years of marriage. “She goes,” this isn’t going to continue anymore.more than this [random] People behind the scenes. I said to her, “Why? I thought I was having fun.”
Add “Jack & Diane” performers. “She goes.” Yeah, if you’re 15, you’re not 15 anymore. You’re married to me, so there’s no one behind the scenes. “I said,” You’re a band. I’m going to talk to you, “she did. Since then, there has been no one behind the scenes of my show — no girls or hangers. Her advice was good. “
Mellencamp went on to describe his childcare style as “not crazy” but “colorful” and said he always wanted to take his children with him when he was out. He put pressure on outlets to place children in hotel conference rooms in order to maintain a homeschooling education.
“Being in a rock band since I was 12 makes me colorful,” he explained. “When the kids were small, I say,’What are you going to do today?’ They would say “we go to school”, and I would go, “No. You did it yesterday. Why do you go to school? You still don’t know What are you going to learn today?’Of course, I was kidding. “
The musician said the self-deprecating story made him cheerful and easygoing.
“I’m trying to make sure the kids understand how lucky they are and don’t take this for granted,” he said.
Mellencamp and Irwin share specs (26) with their son Had (27). Rocker is also the father of Michelle (51) and has ex-wife Priscilla Estherline, daughter Teddy (40), Justice (36) and ex-wife Victoria Granucci. ..