Katy Perry and John Mayer split

Katy Perry engagement ring
Katy Perry attended the Elle Style Awards 2014 — sporting a possible engagement ring! — on Feb. 18 in London. Credit: Karwai Tang/WireImage

Maybe Katy Perry should date a nice lawyer or something. The poor girl keeps dating fellow showbiz types — and always the ones with a reputation as, well, not the settling-down type. First her marriage to Russell Brand unraveled after just a few months, and now her romance with John Mayer has ended as well.

Sources close to the couple told E! Online that Perry broke up with Mayer in the last few days. The news is a bit of a shock, as the pair were rumored to be nearly engaged as recently as last week.

Poor Katy Perry. What does she even do after a relationship ends? If I were going through a breakup I’d be listening to “Roar” and “Part of Me” on a loop right now, but it might be weird if she did that.

One thing’s for sure: They certainly kept us guessing. Just last week, the “Roar” singer was spotted at several events wearing what appeared to be a mammoth engagement ring, sparking rumors that Mayer had popped the question. Guess it was actually a “hey, we’re breaking up” ring. Which, come to think of it, should totally be a thing.


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