Even though we all knew it was coming, I still hate hearing this. :/
Jon Bon Jovi is planning a long hiatus from rock when BON JOVI's current world tour ends next summer (2011) - because he needs to take a rest.
The exhausted Livin' On A Prayer singer admits his age and a number of other things have made him rethink his plans for the second half of 2011.
He says, "It's time. We have to go to bed."
And the 48 year old admits the sheer magnitude of the world tour has forced him to stop and take stock: "When you're going to places that they don't have their own electricity and you say, 'Don't worry, we'll bring our own,' it's time to take a break."
But he insists he won't be retiring anytime soon.
He adds, "For an old man who has no plastic surgery, still has all his own hair and wears a 30-inch waist, I'm doing OK."