Jon Bon Jovi Responds To Richie Sambora’s Statement Over Reunion

Jon Bon Jovi Responds To Richie Sambora’s Statement Over Reunion

At the SXSW festival, Jon Bon Jovi shed light on the topic of Richie Sambora’s potential return to the band during a conversation that involved director Gotham Chopra and other members of Bon Jovi. The talk was part of the promotion for the forthcoming documentary series, ‘Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story.’ Jon Bon Jovi emphasized the lack of ill will towards Sambora, clarifying:
Richie Sambora Confirms He + Bon Jovi Are Discussing a Reunion
“We’re open to discussions. It’s important to note there’s no resentment here. Richie faced complex challenges, but it’s been over a decade since he left. Our doors remain open; after all, we crafted those iconic songs together. There’s absolutely no hard feelings.”

Sambora exited the band in 2013, citing personal reasons just before they were set to perform, leaving a gap quickly filled by Phil X, who later became a permanent fixture in 2016. In a revealing moment in the ‘Thank You, Goodnight’ trailer, Sambora expresses mixed feelings about his departure:

“Leaving the band was a choice I don’t regret, though I wish I had handled it differently.”

In a conversation with People magazine last year, Sambora entertained the idea of rejoining Bon Jovi, suggesting it’s a possibility, dependent on timing and readiness:

“A reunion is on the table. It’s a significant endeavor we’d all need to be prepared for. Timing is everything.”

He also speculated on the timing of such a reunion:

“It’s uncertain. It needs to feel right for everyone involved. But now, as we mark our 40th year, it seems like the perfect time. I’m feeling energized and ready for whatever comes next.”

The documentary ‘Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story’ is slated for an April 26 premiere on Hulu and Disney+, offering deep dives into the band’s history, interviews with members, and insights from those who’ve worked closely with Bon Jovi. Jon Bon Jovi noted that he and Sambora did not communicate during the production of the series but assured fans that there’s no underlying tension. The documentary will also highlight the band’s recent touring efforts.

Related Posts

BRON THE MOVE Bronny James NBA draft status update as LeBron’s son ‘to leave USC for NCAA transfer portal’ after dad’s future revealed

Bronny James appeared in 25 games last season for USC BRONNY James is reportedly taking his talents to another school after one season at the University of…

CAR FREAK Inside Giannis Antetokounmpo’s $600k car collection including Rolls Royce Cullinan and BMW after starring in commercial

GIANNIS Antetokounmpo has a stellar car collection which costs an ample amount of money, $600,000 to be exact. The Milwaukee Bucks superstar, 29, has even starred in a car…

GloRilla Sidesteps Damian Lillard Question On ‘Club Shay Shay’… Can’t Say, Shannon!!!

Shannon Sharpe asked GloRilla the question everyone wants to know the answer to — did her flirtatious shot at NBA superstar Damian Lillard actually work — but the rapper dodged the query…

Bucks’ Damian Lillard to miss third straight game vs. Grizzlies with injury

Once again, the Bucks will be without their star point guard as they look to try and lock up the 2-seed in the Eastern Conference. Damian Lillard was…

Taylor Swift’s impact on U.S. sports extends to flag football ahead of its Olympic debut

Through her relationship with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, global pop star musician Taylor Swift brought a new batch of fans to the NFL scene. Her appearance at several Chiefs…

Taylor Swift Reportedly Had The Opportunity To Be ‘Auntie’ to Travis Kelce’s Nieces at a Major Family Event

Taylor Swift has been in auntie mode for so long, by being so supportive and cool with Patrick & Brittany Mahomes’ kids Sterling and Bronze, Sophie Turner’s kids, and with…