John Mellencamp, who’s engaged to You’ve Got Mail actress Meg Ryan, opened up about his relationship in a rare interview with the Today show Thursday, December 13.
While chatting with Harry Smith, Mellencamp gushed about how Ryan, praising her for her sense of humor. “I’m engaged at 67 to a very funny woman—the funniest woman I ever met,” he said.
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) December 13, 2018
Ryan, 57, revealed their relationship status update on Instagram last month alongside a funny sketch of herself and Mellencamp, 67. She simply captioned the photo, “Engaged.”
Along with that, Mellencamp touched on how his relationship to Ryan has been a rollercoaster at times. The couple had an on-again, off-again relationship prior to their engagement. “One can well imagine, I’m probably not the easiest guy to get along with. So let’s leave it at that,” Mellencamp dryly noted.
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It will be the second marriage for Ryan, whose best known films include When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and Top Gun. She was previously married to Dennis Quad for over a decade. Mellencamp, meanwhile, has already been married three times.
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