"I don't regret one decision I made in that week-and-a-half period. I wish it had ended differently. But, I'm fine. I do believe, and this might be my Catholic upbringing or Irish magical thinking, but I think things happen for a reason. I really do. And I think that this all happened for a reason."
"I have not resolved all my issues," he tells Kroft. "I am mostly very happy. I love this tour -- it's the most thrilling thing I've done in my career. And so I'm in a really great place in a lot of ways. But I'd be lying if I said I don't have my moments of everything, you know, anger, disappointment, frustration and just confusion."
O'Brien says people come up to him and say, "'Hey partner, you got screwed.' ... I always tell them, 'No, I didn't. I didn't get screwed. I'm fine. It just didn't work out.' But I don't want people thinking, you know, that I got screwed. Because it just didn't work out."