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Jon Bon Jovi admits he ‘got away with murder’ in Dorothea Hurley marriage: I had ‘100 girls in my life’

Jon Bon Jovi has more to confess.

After making headlines for saying he was not a “saint” in his marriage to his high school sweetheart, Dorothea Hurley, the rock star admitted to getting “away with murder.”

Bon Jovi, 62, spoke to Michael Strahan about his early days in the music industry during ABC’s “Halfway There” special Monday, joking that he was “not saying that there weren’t 100 girls in [his] life” at the time.

Jon Bon Jovi “got away with murder” during his early rock star days. Getty Images

The rocker admitted to having “100 girls” in his life. ABC

“I’m Jon Bon Jovi,” he quipped. “It was pretty good.” Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

“I’m a rock ‘n’ roll star. I’m not a saint,” he said. “I’m Jon Bon Jovi. It was pretty good.

“But if you think I was ever going to jeopardize … anything for believing the narcissist in me was real? What a stupid thing to do. What kind of excesses does a man need that’s going to fuel that fire? It’s just not worth it.”

The Grammy winner went on to praise Hurley, 61, for not being “afraid to call [him] out on something.”

He credited wife Dorothea Hurley with not being “afraid to call” him out. FilmMagic, Inc

His comments come on the heels of saying he wasn’t a “saint” during their marriage. Getty Images

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However, he added, “She’s also there when I fall. And I’m there for her when she falls. No matter where I went in my career, the ups or the downs, we went there together.”

The couple began dating in 1980, four years before the release of Bon Jovi’s eponymous first album.

The duo briefly split in 1985 before reconciling and eventually eloping in Las Vegas in 1989.

The Grammy winner also called marriage a daily “challenge.” Getty Images

The duo began dating in high school before Bon Jovi’s fame. Getty Images

Bon Jovi and the karate instructor share four children — Stephanie, 30, Jesse, 29, Jake, 21, and Romeo, 20 — with the third making headlines for his 2023 engagement to “Stranger Things” star Millie Bobby Brown.

While sharing marriage advice for the young couple with “Good Morning America” viewers Thursday, the “Livin’ on a Prayer” singer said “every day is a challenge and a change.”

He encouraged Jake and Brown, 20, to focus on “growing together.”

They eloped in 1989. Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

The pair share four children. David M.Benett/Centrepoint

Bon Jovi’s documentary, “Thank You Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story,” began streaming on Hulu last week, with a screening in New York City.

Notably, Hurley skipped out on the event.

The “You Give Love a Bad Name” crooner’s rep told Page Six that Hurley had missed the screening because of a COVID-19 diagnosis but was “feeling well and recovered.”

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