Van Halen's David Lee Roth Laughs Off Rumor That's He's Gay
And the singer says he's glad he split with Van Halen during the 1980s – because it made him a more interesting person.
Roth tells Buzzfeed.com: "I've lived alone my whole adult life. I've had girlfriends. I've had love affairs. Never longer than a year and a half.
"I'm the drunk who won the lottery – I'm going to be very difficult to convince of a lot of traditional things. I put off getting married when I found out: oh, you don't really have to!"
He returned to Van Halen in 2006 after leading a solo career, and was at the helm for last year's album A Different Kind Of Truth. "I wonder who I might have been had I stayed in the band," he reflects. "Not as interesting, not as involved. more on this story
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