Singer Melissa Etheridge says she is
ready to try her luck at love again.
The 51-year-old Etheridge discussed her
previous relationships during a CBS This Morning interview to
promote her latest album, 4th Street
At first referring to her two former
partners as her “baby mamas,” Etheridge went on to praise Julie
Cypher and Tammy Lynn Michaels as “wonderful people.” Etheridge
has four children, two from each relationship.
“My two exes are really wonderful
people, Julie and Tammy,” she said. “The thing that makes it
doable is that the kids come first.”
“The priority is the children. …
It's hard, childhood is hard no matter what. But with two
households, it really takes cooperation,” she added.
“Yours and Tammy's was a little
messy,” host Gayle King noted, referring to the couple's
high-profile separation which included accusations from Michaels that
Etheridge had left her and their children without sufficient
“It was messy,” Etheridge agreed.
“But also, to her credit, she kept that outside, the kids didn't
know and kids don't know. And that is most important.”
the entire segment at CBS News.)