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Mayer previously suffered from two image debilitating diseases: douche bag syndrome and diarrhea of the mouth, both of which got him into a lot of hot water with the public. His reputation as an arrogant, womanizing jerk is not one he seemed too happy with when he decided to take a break from the spotlight for a few years. Mayer says the backlash for his lapses in judgement woke him up and rocketed him into adulthood. Let’s hope so, John. Let’s hope so.