ET caught up with Derulo in NYC, where he shared what bothered him most about the media backlash he received after the breakup.
"People want to make a buck whenever they can, it's all about bringing that next story,” he said. “It was negative for me, you know what I'm saying. I didn't want people to have that kind of image."
Derulo has high-hopes of maintaining a friendship with Sparks despite the rumored bad-breakup
. "We can [be friends], it's a little early, but yeah."
Jason ended his three-year relationship with Jordin last month, explaining in an interview with Ryan Seacrest that the “pressure of marriage” was a big reason for the split
The 25-year-old is gearing up to hit the road on his first-ever U.S. headlining tour. His first stop is Wednesday, October 15th, in Royal Oak, Michigan.
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