Meg Ryan is 'Past the Point' of Wanting to Give John Mellencamp Relationship Another Shot: Insider

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May 13 2023, Published 7:00 a.m. ET

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Meg Ryan doesn't have any regrets about ending her relationship with John Mellencamp for good after dating on-and-off for a decade.

Knowing that they both wanted different things in life seemed to solidify the actress' decision on the former flames calling it quits on their engagement in 2019.

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“Meg loves that John is still out on the road entertaining his fans, but she’s past the point of wanting to give things another try!” declared a source to a news outlet.

“Meg felt John could never settle down — and his active dating life since then has borne out her fears,” continued the insider, who snitched that despite his booming dating life, he still drunk-dials Ryan.

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"He says Meg remains the love of his life,” dished a source. “But she tells him he’s happier out on the road than he would ever be with her, and she doesn’t want the life of a rock ’n’ roll widow.”

Mellencamp's other former flames include the likes of fellow rocker Billy Joel’s ex Christie Brinkley, a hometown Indiana woman named Jamie Sherrill, realtor Natasha Barrett and beauty guru Marianelly Agosto.

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Another source spilled that Mellencamp “tried really hard to make things work” with Ryan, even giving up his beloved home in Indiana to be with the now-61-year-old in New York City.

Having left the past in the past, OK! learned Ryan is still looking for her happily ever after with a new man who isn't in the spotlight.

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“She’s got her heart set on meeting someone who isn’t part of the whole Hollywood scene,” a friend of the When Harry Met Sally star previously spilled, adding that the A-lister “will soon be an empty nester and she doesn’t want to be alone."

Ryan adopted daughter Daisy, now 19, in 2006 and shares son Jack, 31, with ex-hubby Dennis Quaid.

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The mother-of-two's pal added that "reaching that milestone" of being in her 60s also "made Meg realize she wants a normal, low-key relationship with someone far from the spotlight."

The source spoke to National Enquirer about Ryan's thoughts on their relationship.


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