John McEnroe says Eddie Vedder helped him by his divorce

If you’re going by a tough divorce and need a shoulder to cry on, try Eddie Vedder.

It worked for John McEnroe, in 1992, when he was newly distant from Tatum O’Neal and in severe figure went to see a New Year’s Eve Keith Richards concert, with Pearl Jam as a opener.

He finished adult spending a night with Vedder, who talked a distraught father of 3 down and told him he was going to be OK. Whatever he pronounced worked: it was a branch point, says McEnroe, and he’s never lost it.

That’s one of a things we schooled from reading “But Seriously,” a inconstant tennis great’s new memoir, and a followup to his 2002 discourse “You Cannot Be Serious.”

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In a family division, McEnroe — whose separate and control conflict with a drug-addicted O’Neal finished for most publication provender — reveals that he’s disloyal from his younger son Sean, whose relations with family members have been “quite turbulent.”

He speaks quickly about a headline-grabbing heroin detain of comparison son Kevin, who was destitute in a East Village in 2014, observant it finished him doubt what he’d finished wrong. It’s been unpleasant to watch Kevin struggle, McEnroe writes, yet he’s unapproachable of “how tough he’s worked to get his life behind on track.”

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Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam talked a distraught father of 3 down and told him he was going to be OK.

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He also reveals that his sons’ early bearing to drugs came around dad’s weed stash. McEnroe admits to apropos a complicated pot smoker after quitting a tennis circuit in a mid-’90s, ignoring second mother Patty Smyth’s requests that he cut down. And during one point, he detected that a boys — afterwards immature teenagers — were dipping into his supplies. He flipped — that he now acknowledges was substantially not a best approach to hoop it.

Speaking of outbursts, McEnroe says that while he wouldn’t accurately call himself a Zen master he’s calmed down extremely — yet he’s come to accept that his powder-keg picture is something he’ll never shake.

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One approach to get a arise out of him: ask a selfie. He hates them  and hates when fans stop him in general. Going a respectful track with “I hatred to worry you” won’t help  he hates that, too. (So because are we bothering me, he asks.) Oh, and don’t strike him with his heading line “You can't be serious”  if he could usually get by a day but conference it, he writes, it would be nirvana.

The book is out Jun 27.

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