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The singer seems ambivalent about Katy Perry's claims.
John Mayer has finally responded to Katy Perry's claims on 'The Late Late Show' that he was her best lover - and we don't really understand what it's supposed to mean. He managed to skirt around the subject so swiftly, that we can't even tell whether or not he's pleased.
Katy Perry at Glastonbury 2017
Katy Perry made headlines recently following a game of 'Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts' with James Corden on 'The Late Late Show'. He deigned to ask the 'Bon Appetit' singer to rank her ex-boyfriends in order of how adept they are at love-making, and while she seemed less than comfortable with the prospect, she confessed that John Mayer was the best.
Mayer deleted a tweet that apparently called Swift's birthday (December 13th) the "lamest day of the year".
TayTay turned 27 years old on Tuesday (December 13th), and celebrated with her friends and family as well as being inundated with well-wishes from her celebrity BFFs, including Gigi Hadid and Camila Cabello.
However, her former flame Mayer seemingly didn’t feel the same way, and was said to have tweeted: “Tuesday December 13th may be the lamest day of the year, conceptually.”
Continue reading: Did John Mayer Shade His Ex Taylor Swift On Her Birthday?
John Mayer will call his new album 'The Search for Everything', which has been accidentally revealed by Steve Jordan.
John Mayer will call his new album 'The Search for Everything'.
The 39-year-old singer songwriter's drummer in the John Mayer Trio, Steve Jordan, accidentally revealed the name of the upcoming LP, but not to worry as Mayer will be unveiling the first single from the compilation in the near future.
Speaking at the 15th Annual Jazz Foundation of America Gala benefiting elder jazz and blues musicians, Jordan told Entertainment Tonight: ''The last time when we first came together for tsunami relief we were starting the 'Continuum' album, and so now we're doing this relief and it's in the middle of, or finishing John's newest album, 'The Search for Everything'.''
Continue reading: John Mayer Reveals Title Of New Album
The notorious on-again off-again couple are trying their relationship for a fourth time
Katy Perry and John Mayer have reportedly rekindled their on again and off again romance after being spotted at a friend’s wedding holding hands during the service. The couple went to the nuptials of Girls actress Alison Williams who married Ricky Van Veen in Wyoming.
The singer has reportedly rekindled her romance with John Mayer again
People reported that John and Katy are "definitely back together" with a source saying: "John and Katy looked happy. They held hands and sat next to each other during the wedding ceremony."
Continue reading: Katy Perry And John Meyer Reportedly Back Together Yet Again
Guys. Guys. It's time to face the facts.
Update: Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris are indeed a thing. Besides hanging out A LOT recently and adopting matching outfits (see here), the pair have now stepped out holding hands. So that means it’s on... right?
While not too obvious in this photo, that leather-clad arm is indeed attached to Calvin Harris.
According to People’s timely report, The 25-year-old singer was spotted holding hands with DJ Calvin Harris as the pair left a concert at the Troubadour in West Hollywood on Thursday. What makes this even more awesome is that said show was by Haim, aka the awesome all-female indie trio, who vacationed with Swift last month.
The A-list couple might just be back together.
Katy Perry and John Mayer... haven’t we been over this already? The former couple are said to have rekindled their romance, after they were seen “canoodling” over dinner this week. Now, ignoring all other possibilities – they got together as friends, they’re working on a project together, they were set up by their publicists as a publicity stunt, etc. – some news outlets are already freaking out over this.
Katy Perry and John Mayer - together again? Do we even care?
New York Post's Page Six reports that Katy, 30, and John, 37, were seen looking very much like an item when they arrived for dinner at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles, a year after they officially ended their relationship.
Continue reading: Katy Perry May Or May Not Be Rekindling Her Relationship With John Mayer
That stubborn rumour that Katy and R-Patz are more than just friends won't go away.
Katy Perry and Robert Pattinson could be dating, if their recent appearance at the Coachella Festival is anything to go by. The pair were spotted hanging out in the VIP area of the California bash. An eyewitness told Celebuzz, "They arrived separately 10 minutes apart from one another around 1:30 am. The two met up at the VIP section during Major Lazer's set and shared a friendly hug."
Katy Perry Was Seen Being Very Friendly With Rob Pattinson At Coachella On Saturday.
Pattinson and Perry are known to have been close friends for years but every so often it is strongly rumoured that the celeb duo are friendlier than friends. They were seen hanging out together at the H&M Loves Music Party Saturday night (12th April) and snapped together by fans nearby.
Kendall Jenner's cryptic Instagram gives little away, unlike these celebrities who just love to over share!
Kendall Jenner’s cryptic Instagram about ‘mean’ boys got us wondering about whether she was referencing her recent split from One Direction member Harry Styles, or if it was just a general mantra for all girls to remember. Celebrities often slip in snippet views of their lives on their social media, some are hard to decipher like Kendall’s but others are just plain overshare! We love hearing what’s on the mind of the celebs, but come on guys, there are some things that you don't need to tell anyone!
Robin Thicke told intimate details about his sex life with his estranged wife
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton may have called it a day, but it can’t have been because their sex life was suffering. Robin once admitted “I like to try to get her into double-digit orgasms as much as possible. It doesn’t happen all the time, but when I’ve got my mojo and my swag, it happens”. Robin must be suffering from a serious case of the Austin Powers at the moment, because that dude’s mojo is definitely missing.
Continue reading: TMI Robin Thicke! The Celebrities Who Overshare
Katy appeared on Australia's 'Sunrise' where she cuddled a koala, presented the weather and fielded questions from fans.
Katy Perry made a grand appearance on the Australian morning chatshow Sunrise for a special dedicated Katy Perry Day. The 29 year-old pop star had flown in to promote her upcoming Prismatic world tour and land on the Sydney-based show for a morning of fun, games and furry animals with David Koch and Samantha Armytage.
Katy Perry Tried Out Presenting The Morning Weather Forecast On 'Sunrise.'
Part of the show involved Katy being tasked with presenting the morning weather by reading from an autocue machine and gesturing towards Australian cities on the map with a stick. However, it appeared that the singer was having a genuine difficulty recognising some of the main Australian cities names and muddled her way through.
Are you one of the few who hasn't dated John Mayer?
It seems that John Mayer and Katy Perry might have finally split for good, but honestly who didn’t see that one coming? For over a decade John Mayer’s been romancing his way through some of the hottest women in show business, leaving us to wonder how does he do it?
John Mayer, he's had a few girlfriends
Back in 2002 John Mayer didn't have the lothario reputation we’ve come to know him for. Instead he was dating Jennifer love Hewitt. The ‘Party of Five’ actress was even thought to be the inspiration for his breakout hit ‘Your Body is a Wonderland’. The pair stayed together for the best part of a year before the newly famous John called it quits. Next up John found himself in an even more high profile relationship this time with newly single singer Jessica Simpson. Simpson had been famous for her marriage to 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey which had played out on their reality show before their divorce. Jessica and John dated between 2006 and 2007 before the relationship fizzled out. After the split, John’s reputation as a bad ex boyfriend began after he gave a rather unclassy interview to Playboy magazine where he dished the dirt on the couple’s sex life. Amazingly he still managed to get dates after this.
Continue reading: John Mayer: Before Katy Perry His Colourful Romantic History
Critics have largely been positive in their reviews of the album, which contains some of her most personal lyrics to date
Katy Perry is currently enjoying her recent return to the top of the pop agenda, releasing her fourth studio album to rave reviews and eager audience anticipation, and already enjoying tremendous success on the back of her her last two singles. Crammed with the usual dose of bubblegum pop numbers, Prism also features some more mature numbers, and the lyrics on the album are by far some of her most personal to date. Maybe that's why critics are in love with it so much.
Perry is enjoying critical and commercial success with her new album
According to review aggregator MetaCritic, Prism has enjoyed the most positive critical reception of any other KP release, with many of the songs enjoying some credible moments next to the usual presence of throwaway pop numbers that Perry is known for. Some reviews are positively glowing, although others are a little harsher, however there are few that just berate the album content. On the back of this critical success, Prism has managed to score some impressive sales figures already, and has been climbing up album charts across the world.
Continue reading: Katy Perry's Most Personal Album Is Also Her Most Popular One To Date
No, they're still divorced, but Russell helped influence Katy's honest new album.
For many people, a divorce can be a terrible experience, hounded by despair and loneliness, and it appears that even Katy Perry went through the same emotions but she managed to channel them into chart-climbingly catchy music à la Taylor Swift on her latest album, Prism.
Divorce Took A Heavy Emotional Toll On Katy.
With lead track 'Roar' unleashed last month to give us a sniff of her new, starker direction, it was evident that Prism wasn't exactly going to be a record of doom metal, rather the same power pop fluff we've become accustomed to from Ms. Perry. However, there was no question about whether Katy's new stance advocated standing up for herself, feeling empowered, and moving on to better things; a strength reportedly resulting from her divorce from British comedian, Russell Brand.
Continue reading: How Russell Brand Helped Katy Perry's New Album, 'Prism'
The Nashville rockers' new album has shot to the top.
Kings Of Leon are celebrating yet another chart-topping album with their new and sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull. Sufficiently tantalised by the teasing stream of singles we've heard in recent months, such as 'Supersoaker,' fans have rushed to purchase the new release and have given the Nashville band their fourth UK No.1 to date.
Kings Of Leon Are Top Dogs Again.
Drummer Nathan Followill tweeted his thanks for the fans support of their new album writing, "Thank you to all of our fans for showing us so much love on the new record. We made it for y'all and that's all that matters. #bestfansever."
Continue reading: Kings Of Leon Crowned Rulers Of The Charts With 'Mechanical Bull'
Wonder, Alicia Keys, King of Leon and John Mayer all helped make the fundraising event a success.
Has there ever been a festival more rooted in positivity, unity and optimism for change than last weekend's Global Citizen Festival? The charitable event raised awareness about serious world issues and also saw soul legend Stevie Wonder headline the Saturday night. Organised by Australian philanthropist Hugh Evans, the event is designed to raise funds to support causes that lift people out of extreme poverty, work towards gender equality in education, and promote environmental sustainability.
Stevie Wonder Played A Central Role In The Festival's Success.
After being introduced himself by U2 rocker Bono, Stevie Wonder proceeded to welcome the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: "My friends, there are rock stars, and there are rock stars," Wonder explained. "And I can assure you that the secretary general is a genuine rock star. He's a rock star in his quest to bring hope to the hopeless, consensus where there's conflict, and peace and rights to those who suffer from hatred and despair."
The Global Citizen Festival saw a heavily talented shrew of musical performers take the stage in support of The Global Poverty Project.
On Saturday (Sept 28th) Central Park in New York hosted a special charity concert that saw stars such as John Mayer, Alicia Keys and Kings Of Leon perform their hit singles to a capacity crowd of 60,000 people.
The Global Show also boosted speakers like the Crown Princess of Denmark, the President of Liberia, and a bunch of U.S. congressmen.
Saturday's display of music covered all genres for the New York City crowd as Kings of Leon opened the show with their new single 'Super Soaker' but they soon played an early days hit with 'The Bucket' and then rocked out with 'Don't Matter'.They got the crowd to sing along to 'Sex on Fire' and finished their set with the huge hit 'Use Somebody'.
Khloe Kardashian took her mind off the on-going drama surrounding her husband Lamar Odom by partying with family and friends, including Katy Perry, during a Labor Day celebration
As the trouble surrounding her husband intensifies, Khloe Kardashian took a much needed break from her usual life by partying hard on Labor Day with friends at an exclusive Los Angeles party. She was one of many famous faces at the private house party, hosted by Katy Perry, but probably the only one there going through such a tumulus period in their love life.
Khloe and Lamar are rumoured to be over
The Hollywood party provided the perfect break fo Khloe, who posted a snap of herself and two friends on her Instagram during the nights proceedings, as she tried to put her marriage woes behind her on one of the last days of summer (2 September). Khloe is rumoured to be splitting with her husband Lamar following his ongoing drug problems and reluctance to enter rehab in order to control his apparent addictions.
John Mayer and Katy Perry's love duet leaves fans in no doubt that the couple are very much together.
John Mayer and Katy Perry have collaborated on a love duet which leaves no doubt that their on-again-off-again relationship is most definitely on. The ballad 'Who You Love', is a collaboration between the two for Mayer's upcoming sixth studio album Paradise Valley.
Katy Perry at the premiere of The Smurfs 2.
The couple have been together, on-and-off, for over a year. Although they have split up on a number of occasions, it appears at the moment they are very much together. In a SiriusXM Hits 1 interview, Perry described her laugh at the end of the song as a "love giggle."
After some rocky times, Katy Perry and John Mayer are so deep in love that they're singing about it.
John Mayer and Katy Perry have had a rocky relationship, but they truly do love each other and are letting the world know through song. Who You Love, which will be on Mayer’s album premiering August 20th, also features some vocals by Perry. The California Girls singer is apparently having a killer week – the profession of love comes right after she asserted her independence on Monday with the release of her powerpop tune, Roar.
Listen to Who You Love below.
Continue reading: Katy Perry And John Mayer Team Up For Mushy Duet "Who You Love"
Katy Perry and John Mayer's duet is...nice, without being particularly remarkable.
It's fairly standard ballad, featuring patches of Mayer's signature guitar and a little brass towards the end. Lyrically, it's pretty repetitive and Perry only manages to open up her vocal chords towards the end of the track, though never really reaches top gear.
"That you love, who you love, you love, who you love, who you love, you love, who you love, who you love. You can't make yourself stop dreaming of who you're dreaming of, if it's who you love," sings Mayer in the chorus.
John Mayer will not appear on Katy Perry's new album.
We can almost imagine the conversation. Katy Perry, over a hot mug of cocoa, asks boyfriend John Mayer, "Hey John, want to lend your guitar skills to my new album? It's called Prism and it's really poppy and cool." "Err...I think I've actually got a thing on that day. I've definitely got a thing. It's a blues...festival, thing."
It was most definitely a close call, but good old John managed to dodge the Katy Perry album credit. The pop star confirmed the news to E! Online at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie The Smurfs 2, "He is not, actually," she said when asked if Mayer would appear, "But thank you for asking."
Despite announcing the album details in the most elaborate way possible - on the side of a massive gold truck - Perry was strangely unforthcoming at the premiere, "It's gonna be three years later, how about that? Pick up where we left off," she said when asked what fans can expect from her sound.
A week in music videos... We finally get the first glimpse of what's in store for Kings Of Leon's sixth album 'Mechanical Bull' with their new single 'Supersoaker'. It's probably one of the most highly-anticipated albums of the year following their 2010 offering 'Come Around Sundown' which reached the top spot on the UK album charts and number 2 in the US. If you're a fan of awesome, driving rock anthems, then after listening to 'Supersoaker' you'll be the first to grab a copy of the new album in September. Listen to Supersoaker here.
Just as fresh and anthemic is London band Bastille, who stole the hearts of the nation with their debut album 'Bad Blood' earlier this year - an easy chart topper responsible for such tracks as 'Pompeii' and 'Laura Palmer'. They have now released a moving video for their emotional track 'Things We Lose In The Fire' which also managed to chart despite not being released as a single. Bastille are currently on a major world tour and will appear at the likes of Japan's Summer Sonic Festival, Leeds and Reading Festival and Berlin Festival this summer. Watch the video for Things We Lost In The Fire here.
It's been a long road to recovery for John Mayer.
John Mayer was genuinely emotional after taking to the stage for the first night of his 'Born and Raised' tour in Milwaukee on Saturday evening (July 13, 2013). It was the blues musician's first time on-stage for a headlining show since doctors successfully repaired a granuloma in his throat last August.
As noted by Rolling Stone, Mayer's voice was still the elephant in the room at the Marcus Amphitheatre, with the singer taking many songs down into a lower key. Particular changes were noticeable on 'Waiting on the World to Change,' though Mayer remained confident throughout and his virtuoso guitar playing was as dynamic as ever.
"I've spent many, many months dreaming of this night," said the musician before closing out his comeback show, "It's a long time coming." There was also a shout out to his girlfriend - or former girlfriend depending on what you read - Katy Perry. "She was so patient," he said, adding that she took the time "to continue to get know me and love me" before dedicating the evening's final song, "A Face To Call Home" to her.
Continue reading: John Mayer Plays New Material On Opening Night Of 'Born And Raised' Tour
After spending July 4th together and now with Mayer dedicating a song to Perry at a gig on Saturday (July 6), it seems as though the pair are back as a couple
Katy Perry and John Mayer split back in March and since then the two seemed to have moved on to pastures new, with Perry linked with Robert Pattinson and Mayer link with, well, most women. Now it seems like the twosome are love's young dream once again, spending more and more time together and even dedicating songs to each other.
Perry and Mayer looks as though they are an item again
Mayer began his 'Born And Raised World Tour' on Saturday (July 6) night, kicking off the tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As he played through some hits, the singer and guitarist reached the final song of the night, 'A Face To Call Home,' and dedicated the track to Perry. Mayer discussed with the crowd his love of the singer and appreciation of everything she's done for him, going on to state, "A Face To Call Home to Katy, who is my face to call home."
Mayer struck back at Swift striking back.
Oh no he didn’t! John Mayer has released his latest single, Paper Doll, and some of the lyrics sound oddly reminiscent of the tunes of an old flame – Taylor Swift herself. It wouldn’t be that strange for Mayer to address a song to his ex, despite the fact that the brief relationship ended in 2010 – after all, Taylor is said to have drawn inspiration for a number of songs from her relationship with the crooner, particularly the bitter-toned Dear John. But some of the lyrics of Paper Doll are far from subtle, almost directly referencing Taylor’s music. Check out the tune (and its genuinely odd video) for yourself:
At the beginning of the track, Mayer croons "Here's a dress of gold and blue/Sure was fun being good to you," which could be seen as a link to Swift's Dear John lyric where she refers to herself as "the girl in the dress [who] cried all the way home." But some of the most clinching evidence comes from the lyric: "You're like 22 girls in one/and none of them know what they're running from It’s not a huge mental leap from that to Swift’s hit from earlier this year, 22. Also in Dear John, Taylor proclaimed she'd look back on her relationship with Mayer "and regret how I ignored when they said 'Run as fast as you can.”
Katy Perry discusses her divorce with British comedian Russell Brand and her on-off- relationship with John Mayer, both ‘broken birds’, in an interview with US Vogue.
Katy Perry, in an interview with US Vogue, has revealed some of the details surrounding her mysterious divorce from comedian Russell Brand. The ‘Pieces of Me’ singer claimed the marriage began to disintegrate as they were apart frequently with Brand becoming “very controlling” when Perry toured. Further difficulties arouse when Brand, on his comedy tour, would use Perry as material. Perry said this was made apparent when she “had come to surprise him at one of his shows”, not being aware she was in the audience at the time.
The marriage fell into a similar pattern of most celebrity unions where Perry claims “when I met him he wanted an equal, and I think a lot of times strong men do want an equal”. Unfortunately for Perry, Brand’s ideal did not meet his expectations in reality.
Perry described her former husband as a “very smart” “magical man” when she first met him. Perry claims that she was deeply in love with her husband when they married in December 2009.
Katy Perry has revealed that husband and comedian Russell Brand told her he wanted a divorce via text.
Speaking to US Vogue magazine in a candid interview, 28 year-old Perry spoke of the pitfalls of her 14 month marriage and identified Brand's ego as a key reason their marriage failed: "I think a lot of times strong men do want an equal, but then they get that equal and they're, like, I can't handle the equalness. He didn't like the atmosphere of me being the boss on tour."
Perry described 38 year-old British comedian Brand as "smart" and "magical" until he became "controlling, which was upsetting."
Continue reading: Katy Perry Reveals Russell Brand Texted Her For Divorce
The singer/songwriter has made a current day 'F.U.R.B.' - only tuned down quite a lot
John Mayer has a new song out, one that the singer has seemingly written in a fit of inspiration after listening to a song by one of his exes; Taylor Swift. Mayer's 'Paper Doll' features numerous references to Taylor Swift's single 'Dear John,' which was an attack on John basically for being a scumbag.
The track isn't just another slanging match between two former lovers a la Frankee and Eamon, but instead it seems to be more of a direct response to the song 'Dear John' itself. Mayer makes numerous references to dresses throughout the song, a clear response to Swift's description of herself as "the girl in the dress" in her song, with the rockstar nonsensically singing, "Here's a dress of gold and blue/Sure was fun being good to you," at the beginning of the song.
The chorus is the main giveaway that Mayer is trying to get all up in Taylor's grill, going for the jugular with the line, "You're like 22 girls in one/and none of them know what they're running from," checking Taylor's single about how good being 22 is when you're rich as well as making a reference to the 'Dear John' lyric "and regret how I ignored when they said 'Run as fast as you can.'"
Continue reading: Is 'Paper Doll' John Mayer's Response To Taylor Swift's 'Dear John'?
Aaron Paul and Lauren Parsekian are serious contenders for best celebrity wedding, ever.
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul has married his long-time girlfriend Lauren Parsekian at a ceremony at Cottage Pavilion at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu on Sunday (May 26, 2013), according to Us Weekly. The couple were photographed embracing under a pretty swish looking ivy-draped archway, over at People.com.
Parsekian, the co-CEO of Finding Kind Productions, wore a strapless corseted Armsale gown with pearls, while husband Aaron wore a Burberry tuxedo and custom bow tie. The wedding was a 1920s carnival inspired affair, with a Ferris wheel, swing ride and photo booth, while blues musician John Mayer played live. Renowned magician David Blaine performed tricks for guests under a traditional red-and-white striped tent. "Well that was the most magical night of my life," said Parsekian in an Instagram post from the evening. "A day will never go by without me reminding you how special you are. Thanks for last night my pretty little bird," Paul captioned a picture on the photo-sharing site.
The pair first met at the Coachella music festival, with Paul proposing during a Parisian vacation on New Year's Eve 2012. He stars as meth dealer Jesse Pinkman alongside Bryan Cranston in AMC's Breaking Bad. It returns on August 11, 2013 for the final season.
Blues legends and modern artists jam on stage at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival at the weekend.
Eric Clapton, BB King and John Mayer were among some of genius performers at Clapton's fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival last weekend.
It was a blues infused weekend at Eric Clapton's fourth tri-annual Crossroads Guitar Festival on April 12th - 13th 2013 at Madison Square Garden, New York with guests ranging from the legends, to the more modern performers of the genre. 68-year-old Clapton, who remains to be the only three-time inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was seen enjoying a jam session with the King of blues BB King, 87, while John Mayer teamed with country star Keith Urban to show that there was little to sneer at with modern blues-pop. 'The Blues Brothers' star Dan Aykroyd, also made an appearance in a pair of Ray-Bans and a suit reminiscent of the 1980 movie, as well as Texan guitarist Gary Clark Jr. with his band and 76-year-old former Muddy Waters member Buddy Guy.
Taylor Swift's statement baffled fans and critics alike.
Taylor Swift had fans and critics baffled when she made the comment that she doesn’t normally go for guys in the entertainment industry.
Say what? That seems a bit puzzling, considering that Taytay has been giving gossip websites a stable supply of material in the past couple of years, from dating Jake Gyllenhall a few years back, through to John Mayer and her most recent fling with One Direction’s resident Don Juan, Harry Styles. Not to mention the fact that, after dating them, Swift has developed a habit of immortalizing the relationships in songs – usually ones that end up near the top of the Billboard chart. It must be hard to have your ex write a song about you and then have that song outsell your own. Ask Harry, or John or, well, most of them, really.
Still, the “22” singer insists that she isn’t usually the one to initiate contact, it’s actually the guys that do the chasing. “It's not like I go for people in the entertainment industry,” she told The Times magazine. “Those have been the types that have gone for me recently.” And, well, looking at the 23-year-old songstress’s track record so far, we can’t help but admit, she’s probably quite a catch – even with the possibility of having a scornful chart-topper written about you, if it all falls apart. Those are still some great life choices you’ve got there, Ms Swift.
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Katy Perry and Russell Brand were rumored to have rekindled their relationship following her split from John Mayer.
No, is the answer to that question. No, Katy Perry and Russell Brand weren't seen "full on making out" in the valet line at El Lay's Soho House this week, as was originally reported by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton. The story picked up some serious speed as it circulated around blogs and social network, though Hilton has since admitted that his sources were "100% wrong" on the matter.
Just a few hours later, Perez issued an apology to both Perry and Brand, writing "A source told us today that they saw Katy Perry and her ex-husband Russell Brand making out, but we have confirmation now it simply wasn't true! We're so sorry for jumping the gun on this one, KatyCat and Russ! We were just so excited to imagine two of our favorites were rekindling an old flame, we must've been blinded by our love for you guys as a couple!!"
The original report appeared to carry a little credence, given Katy Perry recent split with blues musician John Mayer, however, she is ready to sell the marital home that she shared with Russell Brand during their short marriage. The singer is selling the $7 million Hollywood Hills property through US estate agents after failing to secure a private deal. It features 11 bathrooms, 7 bedrooms, a swimming pool and its own waterfall.
Continue reading: So, Were Katy Perry And Russell Brand Making Out At Soho House?
John Mayer has fought back against medical problems to announce a huge tour of North and South America.
Following relationships with Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, John Mayer has been tabloid fodder for the past couple of years, though it seems the blues musician is finally ready to get back to doing what he does best. Mayer returns to the road for a sprawling 44 date tour across North and South America this summer.
There is more to Mayer's live absence than a couple of female pop-stars however, he has undergone two rounds of surgery to repair a granuloma in his throat and was, at one stage, told he may never sing again. "For me to get back onstage and play again, it's just like, 'Oh right, this is what I'm able to do. This is what I've been able to do while I was watching a whole bunch of Westerns every night and making rice bowls with chicken,'" Mayer told Rolling Stone of his return, "It's been very fun to uncover it and rediscover it again."
Mayer recently played a short set at a benefit concert in Montana and will play a couple of smaller warm-up shows in Alabama and New Orleans before taking off on his full tour. Dates include a huge show at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl on October 5.
Continue reading: After Three Years (And Katy Perry) John Mayer Announces 44-Date Tour
On again off again couple off again
Katy Perry should have known what she was getting herself in for by going out with ladies man and general gadabout John Mayer, but we feel that the news of this break-up might not have all been a one way street, given how recently the soft-rock star spoke about his feelings to his on again off again partner.
Yep, it looks like it’s done and dusted for the pair – again – with sources confirming to Us Weekly that the two performers were no longer an item. "It's sad," one insider said, though they did suggest it might not be a case of the fat lady singing just yet, going on to add "It's not over until it's over. You have to see how things play out." Another source appeared to back that up, saying: "She's leaving the window open. They have both been so focused on work."
Despite Mayer’s lairy reputation with the female sex, if it is work getting in the way of the couple then that’s pretty understandable, with Perry in particular renowned for her hugely busy schedule which never seems to cease. The pair started dating casually in the summer of 2012, only to break it off in August. However by September they were back together and as recently as February, Mayer was telling CBS “I don't feel like I'm in a celebrity relationship. For the first time in my life I don't feel like I'm in a celebrity relationship. I really don't… for me it feels like something that's very human." Looks like it could be John whose been the one left heartbroken for once.
Continue reading: John Mayer And Katy Perry Call Time On Relationship
Katy Perry and John Mayer's split may not be as long lasting as we first thought as sources have indicated that the two are only on a break.
Another one bit the dust this week when Katy Perry and her (relatively) long term significant other John Mayer decided to call it quits on their relationship, ending 8 months of what seemed to be a happy and functioning relationship. However, murmurings that the relationship could be back on as quick as it started are already rife, as many are claiming that the latest Tinseltown split is merely a trial separation.
According to US Weekly, the musical twosome ended things for good - having distanced themselves in August last year before a quick reconciliation - however a source close to the pair told the magazine that Katy was still open to a reunion. The sources speaking to the magazine lamented that one of the reasons why they split was down to their hectic work schedule and when things quiet down again then maybe the two will get back together, with one saying, 'It's not over until it's over. You have to see how things play out.'
The chances of this happening seemed to be on the up when an insider spoke to Hollywoodlife.com yesterday (March 19) to reveal that the recent falling out is 'more of a break than a break-up,' before adding, 'You’ll probably see them hanging out sooner then later and hooking up again. They remain very friendly.'
Continue reading: Katy Perry And John Mayer Split, But For How Long?
Scarlett Johansson Has Denied Speculation She Is Engaged To French Journalist Romain Dauriac
We really wish that celebrities would learn to keep their ring fingers free and un-adorned, unless they are definitely getting engaged and willing to admit to it. All of this chasing around, staring at pictures of celebrities’ ring fingers is really starting to tire us out. The latest offender in the mis-wearing of rings is Scarlett Johansson, who was pictured holding hands with her boyfriend Romain Dauriac and sporting a ring on her ring finger.
However, E! Online have quashed the rumor that Scarlett’s getting engaged, after speaking to her rep. Apparently there was no big reason behind Johansson’s decision to wear the rather large, sparkly ring on her wedding ring finger and her relationship with the French journalist hasn’t progressed to the ‘getting hitched’ stage just yet. Scarlett and Romain began dating last year – the news was made public not long after Scarlett’s split from Nate Naylor became common knowledge.
Scarlett isn’t the only one who’s been forced to deny rumours of a secret engagement, either. After her Valentine’s day date, Katy Perry was spotted wearing an eye-catching heart-shaped ruby ring on her ring finger, forcing her reps to deny that she had gotten engaged to her current beau John Mayer. Katy, of course, was previously married to Russell Brand. After such a public and non-too-friendly split, we cant imagine she’d be rushing back up the aisle just yet.
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John Mayer’s a sly old dog, this we know but, after this evidence, you can’t deny he knows how to treat whichever lady he seems to be with at the time to a darn fine Valentine’s Day. The last few days have seen a couple of tales creep up regarding how celebs spent their February 14th, with Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon’s horse-drawn carriage ride around Central Park among the highlights, but Mayer’s definitely up there with this one: he hired out an entire cinema for him and current girlfriend Katy Perry.
This hasn’t been officially confirmed by either party, but TMZ report that there were no other visitors spotted entering or leaving the Visa Theater in East Hollywood during the time that the couple were there – which was roughly two hours according to their source. Curiously though, the only film that was being shown was the fifth Die Hard installment, A Good Day To Die Hard, surely not the sort of Valentine’s Day fare that Perry and Mayer would be into? Then again, given that they’d managed to book out the entire cinema, who’s to say that they wouldn’t also ensure that they had the choice of what film they were going to watch?
Perry was spotted leaving with a DVD, so maybe they took that and demanded to watch it in there? Though you do wonder if that was the case why they’d bother going to all that effort. But then perhaps that’s why we’re depressingly single and John Mayer isn’t…
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That Katy Perry ring? Sorry folks, it’s not an engagement ring, as it happens. When Katy Perry was spotted sporting a ring, after a romantic Valentine’s dinner with her dubious beau John Mayer, rumours instantly sparked that the ‘Piece Of Me’ singer had gotten engaged again. Perry was previously married to British comedian Russell Brand, though their marriage was short-lived.
People magazine have managed to get an answer to the big question of whether or not Perry and Mayer are indeed engaged and it’s pretty dull news, we’re afraid: they are not engaged, a source told the magazine. So, it looks as though Mayer purchased the unusual ring for his girlfriend and… she just happened to slip it on her ring finger. Perhaps that finger had been feeling a little light since she separated from ex husband Russell.
Mayer had reportedly hand-picked the unusual red ruby heart-shaped design for Katy. It was designed by Daniel Gibbings, a Santa Barbara-based jeweller and designer though it looks as though it was merely a heartfelt Valentine’s gesture and nothing more serious, at this stage. A rep for Gibbings to People that the ring isn’t a traditional engagement style ring – though it could always be used for that purpose, if that’s what the customer wanted. “[Gibbings] uses a lot of texture. The style of his engagement rings are not the usual Neil Lane looking ring. They are definitely more trendy or boho,” said the rep.
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It's safe to say Katy Perry stole the entire show at the Grammy awards on Sunday evening (February 10, 2013) in a mint green Gucci dress that featured a rather revealing keyhole cut-out. It quickly caused excitement on Twitter, with fans of the star lauding her daring choice of dress. It wasn't just her followers who noticed either, with various amusing photographs of celebrities in awe of Perry's, ugh, assets, circulating online today.
Elton John, of all people, was caught out cheekily eyeing up Perry's dress, while television star Ellen Degeneres made a joke of the elephant in the room, staring intently at Perry's chest as her girlfriend Portia De Rossi looked on. "I was inspired by Priscilla Presley in the Seventies... Married to Elvis Presley, of course," Perry told Ryan Seacrest of her Grammys dress. Seacrest himself joked that he had luckily had plenty of practice at staying focused when at eye level. One man who did manage to keep his eyes on the ball was Perry's boyfriend John Mayer, who was photographed staring straight into Katy's eyes when the pair were snapped taking their seats. The 35-year-old blues guitarist admitted that he's been thinking about marrying Perry, 28, sometime in the future. When asked whether a wedding would be a possibility, Mayer said, "Of course. I mean, I'm still the kid from Connecticut. That's what you do," according to the Daily Mail.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Ignores Grammys Dress Code In Flesh Baring Dress (Pictures)
John Mayer's roster of ex-girlfriends is quite a list, and having admitted "I was a jerk" to most of them, it's a wonder he's managed to get so many A-List ladies onto his arm.
He's been linked to Friends star Jennifer Aniston, and singers Jessica Simpson and Taylor Swift. Speaking to CBS Sunday Morning (an interview that will air on February 10th) he spoke with regret about how he treated them. He famously referred to Simpson as "sexual napalm" and was far too open about his and Aniston's break-up in an issue of Playboy, as DigitalSpy recall.
"It's very liberating when you finally realise it's impossible to make everyone like you," he says. "I wanted everybody to like me. I thought I was one shuck and jive away in every direction."
After 2013 hit with a storm of high-profile breakups and divorces (Rupert Sanders, Justin Bieber and does anyone even remember when Taylor Swift and Harry Styles were a thing?) it’s comforting to see a celebrity romance that is still going strong – namely, Katy Perry and John Mayer.
On Friday, the pair slipped out for a hike in the Hollywood Hills in Fryman Canyon. The two looked relaxed and casual and, after grabbing a quick lunch at Sunset Towers, they took to the scenic hills for some quality time together. The perfect way to spend a lazy Friday, right? The sightings of John and Katy together have become a regular thing recently, ever since the two attended a Rolling Stones anniversary gig in each other’s company last month and both of the high-profile celebs have been gushing about the thriving relationship of late.
Most recently, Mayer gave an interview with Rolling Stone, in which he talked about his ladylove and how he was able to overcome his struggle with granuloma to return to performing onstage. We don't want to jinx it, but, with a brand new relationship and a renewed career, what could go wrong for Mayer? Looks like it’s all on the up and up for this couple.
If you woke up today with a nagging lack of John Mayer in your life, fret not!
After a 10-month leave of absence, the Your Body Is A Wonderland singer is back! Meyer took the break, in order to heal his vocal chords from a granuloma, which prevented him from performing.
Well, no more. Recently, Mayer’s in the news more for getting cozy with Katy Perry, rather than his music, but hopefully for him at least, that is all about to change. His first act as a back-in-the-game musician was performing at a benefit at Bozeman, MT, where he has taken residence. The benefit was for firefighters, who fought the devastating blaze in Pine Creek last month. Not only a comeback, then, but a good deed as well – that’s what we call two birds with one stone. "Tonight John sang 'Speak For Me' at the Livingston Town Proper. And we're back," read a message on Mayer’s Twitter fan page.
Continue reading: Benefit For Firefighters Marks The End Of John Mayer's Hiatus
Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' was written about her current boyfriend Harry Styles, it has been confirmed by Hollywood Life.com. The song was originally thought to be about one of her exes John Mayer or Jake Gyllenhaal, but it turns out the One Direction heartthrob is actually the subject!
A source privy to the song-writing process said, "The song 'Trouble' is definitely about Harry. Taylor told Harry it's about him. She references flying around America following One Direction's tour in the song." After assessing the lyrics, it's certainly plausible that the song is about Harry, with one line "when you saw me dancing" possibly referring to when Swift danced in the audience to One Direction at the Kid's Choice Awards in March 2012. "Flew me to places I'd never been," could refer to when Styles allegedly paid for the country star to jet in and watch him in concert.
Other lines in the track appear to hint at someone other than Styles, for example, "A new notch in your belt is all I'll ever be, And now I see, now I see, now I see, He was long gone when he met me, And I realize the joke is on me, hey." It suggests acrimony, a split or a broken heart - something not associated with the couple's relationship. Not yet anyway.
Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' video is based on real life experiences, the country-pop superstar has revealed. The new single is based on one of the singer's past relationships and the video tells the story of a girl getting sucked into a relationship while losing her true identity in the process.
"I had just gone through an experience that made me write this song about like knowing the second you see someone, 'Oh this is going to be interesting. It's going to be dangerous, but look at me going in there anyway', she told MTV News. Hmmm, so who could the song and video be about? Her current squeeze Harry Styles is too recent, while Joe Jonas doesn't really fit the 'dangerous' tag. Taylor Lautner is hardly a bad boy, so that leaves blues musician John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor Kennedy. Swift explained, "My favourite thing [about the video] is that this girl not only gets sucked into this relationship with him but she loses who she was before and that's the saddest part of losing him, is that she can't remember who she was before she met him." Things seemed to be going swimmingly for Swift and Kennedy, while her relationship with Gyllenhaal was surely too brief to really 'change' her. It's got to be Mayer, right?
I Knew You Were Trouble is the second single from Swift's huge selling album Red. Like first single We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, it was co-written and co-produced by Swedish pop producer Max Martin - the man behind Maroon 5's One More Night, Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl, Britney Spears' Hold It Against Me and Taio Cruz's Dynamite.
Last night’s 50th anniversary gig at the Prudential Center in Newark saw The Rolling Stones still very much at the top of their game, as the band performed some of their greatest hits and collaborated with a star-studded list of guest performers.
Among those were acts like John Mayer (bet you didn’t see that one coming), who rocked out alongside Keith Richards, giving the rock legend a run for his money, as well as The Black Keys and none other than the Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen, who joined The Stones for Tumbling Down. All in all, it was a good night for rock, with the band putting all of their energy into classic hits like 'Brown Sugar', 'Start Me Up,' 'Sympathy for the Devil' and the ever popular '(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.' The most unusual collaboration of the night had to have been with Lady GaGa though, who joined the band for a rendition of 'Gimme Shelter' and it was actually, well, good. The Stones have a history of performing with more poppy artists on occasion, such as Mary J Blige and Florence Welch (of Florence and the Machine fame) and it always seemes to work out. It did again this time, with Gaga flaunting not only her impressive singing chops but also her no less spectacular shimmying skills alongside Mick Jagger.
Last night’s gig also had a more serious aspect to it, however, as the Stones and their guest stars took the time to honour the victims of the recent school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. “I just wanted to take a minute and send our love and condolences to those who lost their loved ones yesterday,” Jagger commented solemnly, before going into a performance of 'Wild Horses,' dedicated to the victims.
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Stronger than ever it would seem, as the couple have made a number of public appearances together of late. They have been dating since July, but Katie and John have definitely not been afraid to go public as of late. The couple attended their first red carpet event together on Wednesday, at the premiere of A Christmas Story: The Musical on Broadway, making their debut together, reports E! Online. Afterwards, the two had dinner with Mayer’s father, Richard, reaching a relationship milestone that’s probably more recognizable to the rest of us non-Hollywood types. Meeting the parents is a big one, we’ve been told. But the PDAs didn’t stop there.
Love is definitely in the air around this time of year, especially for this couple. Yesterday, the pair continued their extended pre-holiday celebration with at the Rolling Stones concert at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J, where they looked more couple-y than ever. With all of the budding celebrity romances of late, it looks like the Christmas spirit really is contagious, at least in Hollywoodland. And hey, who are we to argue with a nice pop star love story around the holidays?
Continue reading: Budding Romance Between Katy Perry And John Mayer Finally Going Public
Katy Perry is working on her new album with Greg Wells and Bonnie McKee, with whom she has already worked on previous albums One of the Boys and Teenage Dreams.
The 'Fireworks' singer has been keeping a relatively low profile since the breakdown of her marriage to notorious lothario Russell Brand last year. She's still feeling so uncomfortable around him, despite now happily dating John Mayer, that she felt the need to hide under a table when Russell Brand walked in the door of the restaurant she and Mayer were dining at, before making a sharp exit, reported the Sun. However, the low profile looks set to end as there are a number of reports stating that Perry will be back in the studio in no time as she's now working on a new album, with the hopes of it being released next summer, according to Yahoo.
Reported by MTV back in June of this year Perry explained what she wants of her next album, saying "I would love to just let it be the 'black box' of who I am." As well as revealing that it'll be 'much darker'. However, all of this directly followed the official finalisation of her divorce to Brand. Perhaps now that she's loved up to Mayer she's out of that 'darker' place and finding some light. We'll have to wait until next summer to find out.
America's Southern sweetheart, Taylor Swift, has released her fourth studio album entitled 'Red'. She has sold over 22 million records, won countless awards (including 5 Grammys), been praised by all walks of life for her musical talent, her generosity of spirit, her philanthropic work, and her work and influence in the promotion of education, inclusion and of non-prejudicial cultures of thought. Pretty good for a 22 year old, eh?
This new album lives up to our expectations and to her character. ABC News reports that she thinks of it as her "most adventurous album yet", saying: "I got to explore the edges of what I'm allowed to do." The general theme behind the majority of the album is what she has always sung about: relationships, romance and heartbreak. But she says that's what she enjoys most: "I really tend to draw inspiration from my life and from the characters in my life.... for me [it's] something I've always loved doing, watching life play out and kind of making a song out of that."
No doubt, just like her entire back catalogue of music, we'll all be speculating on who each song is about. She admits to the New York Daily News that the album is "really kind of diary entries of the last two years of [her] life", so indeed the themes and feeling of her music aren't plucked out of thin air. Given Swift's wide array of high profile romantic involvement, we can't help but question whether they're about Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Lautner, Joe Jonas, John Mayer, or even current beau Conor Kennedy. However, although this kind of gossip is inevitable, let's hope that the majority of publicity for this bright star will focus on her aforementioned work and talent, so we may encourage her to continue being the fantastic role model that she is.
Continue reading: Taylor Swift's New Album Is Red Hot
Katy Perry kicked off her birthday festivities this weekend by throwing a predictably lavish costume-party at Los Angeles' Magic Castle nightspot. The singer turns 28 on Thursday (Oct 25, 2012), though hardly made an effort to upstage her famous guests by dressing as a fairly standard vampire.
It was beau John Mayer who put a little more thought into his outfit, opting to arrive as a vampire hunter complete with prosthetic nose and chin, reports US Weekly. Elsewhere, Kristen Stewart snuck into the event fairly unnoticed, while house music DJ Skrillex and girlfriend Ellie Goulding were snapped in some pretty poor looking skeleton outfits. Diane Warren, Johnny Wujek, David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris were also in attendance. The 'How I Met Your Mother' star tweeted a photograph from the event, adding, "Thank you @KatyPerry for having @DavidBurtka and me at your frightfully fun B'day Bash at the @MagicCastle last night."
Earlier in the weekend, Katy had joined Mayer's family and friends to celebrate his 35th birthday at Freemans restaurant on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
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