John Mayer gushes over Pete Wentz in blog

Singer says the Fall Out Boy inspires him

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John Mayer has written a gushing open letter to Pete Wentz, and published it on his personal blog,

The singer says he could have emailed Wentz his appreciation, but instead decided to publicly show his support for him because Wentz had previously written positively about Mayer on his blog.

“I could have easily written this to you in an email, but you've been so cool to write positive things about me on your blog(s) that I want to respond in kind,” Mayer wrote.

“You're one of the best eggs in the music industry, hands down.” He continued. “With as much talent as you have, I'd expect you'd have some eccentric ego, but from what I can tell you seem to have none. (That actually makes you more talented, by way of some crazy cosmic arithmetic.) Every time we get the chance to hang I'm inspired by your creativity. Your mind is like a stadium with the dome open… you have ZERO judgment when it comes to things that move you. When most people get the feeling they might like an idea, or a shirt, they run it through a series of filters; 'what should I think, given my personal attributes?' 'How does this read?' 'What would Kanye do?' You have what makes talented people successful for years and years - a brave sense of self and a completely authentic relationship with your tastes.”

Mayer also complimented Wentz on his ability to deal with his celebrity, and congratulated the father-to-be on his recent nuptials:

“Point is, I think the world of you. And wish you all the happiness your artsy head will accept. Fame is just one big lesson in being a man, and you're doing a bang up job… Best to you and your lovely wife…”

Wentz yesterday confirmed he and new wife Ashlee Simpson will be parents later this year.

--By our New York staff.
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