Katy Perry and John Mayer are no longer a couple, but her love for the “Say” crooner is far from gone.
In a new interview, Vogue’s July cover girl opens up about her most recent relationship with John, making sure to note that he was “not at all” a rebound romance after her divorce from Russell Brand.
“I was madly in love with him. I still am madly in love with him,” Katy confesses of the musician. “All I can say about that relationship is that he’s got a beautiful mind. Beautiful mind, tortured soul.”
But John wasn’t the first womanizer to break Katy’s heart. Her ex-husband Russell left her feeling like she was the reason their two-year marriage failed.
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“He’s a very smart man, and I was in love with him when I married him,” she says, later confessing that Russell sent her a text message in December 2011 to let her know he wanted a divorce. “At first when I met him he wanted an equal, and 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. So that was really hurtful, and it was very controlling, which was upsetting.”
But that was before she learned of the real reason Russell was leaving.
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“I felt a lot of responsibility for it ending, but then I found out the real truth, which I can’t necessarily disclose because I keep it locked in my safe for a rainy day,” she says.
Many have speculated that Russell, a former sex and drug addict, relapsed, causing problems between the pair and ultimately ending their marriage.
“I do have to figure out why I am attracted to these broken birds,” Katy says. It sounds like a song in the making to us...