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John Mayer USED Katy Perry To Stay In The Spotlight?! More Details On Their Split!

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Well, this would certainly explain all of Katy Perry's apparent bitterness following her split from John Mayer!

As we've reported, the frequently on-again/off-again pair seemed to have called it quits for GOOD this past week, and since their respective representatives have yet to make any official announcements on the issue, many are speculating about what could have possibly been the straw to break the camel's back!

Well, according to the latest issue of People Magazine, it seems that the Born & Raised crooner may have been up to one of his elaborate, womanizing schemes all along….because sources close to KatyKat are alleging that he may have planned the entire relationship and break-up to coincide with his musical comeback, following his much-publicized vocal problems!

Insiders explain:

"He's very defensive and comes across as extremely jealous of her career. He's basically using Katy, who fits into his plan to stay in the spotlight right now."


If this is true - and from the anger seething out of some of her recent Twitter messages - then we'd say this guy has reached new levels of f-ckery!

We hope he feels very proud of himself. Ugh.

Just deplorable!

Stay strong, Katy! You're in our thoughts!

[Image via WENN.]

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70 comments to “John Mayer USED Katy Perry To Stay In The Spotlight?! More Details On Their Split!”

  1. john says – reply to this


    John Mayer love him or hate him has real talent.Katy perry sell's out her friend's all the time she's got the papp's on speed dial for" exposure" becouse she has zero talent!

  2. share says – reply to this


    She is incredibly Annoying so I can get why he took off. His music style def doesn't mesh well w her ear-cringing pop. She's def not good for his image.

  3. 3

    And an 'insider' from his camp might say that she has people badmouthing him so that she can play the victim (again).

  4. 4

    When will everyone get the hint: John Mayer is a vampire leech. He needs a woman that will work him over and give him a taste of his own medicine… perhaps the Twilight chick or K. Steffans?

  5. 5

    Those who play with fire get burned. When are these women gonna learn??

  6. 6

    This coming from an extreme-wannabe who will trash ANY famous person (even a child) to remain in the spotlight? You, Perez, are the master of using others for your own fame. AND if you are on the Bieber/Kardashian/Rihanna payroll to keep their sorry asses in the spotlight, then you're using the people who come to this site. In any case, you are the last person to give a lecture on fame-hungry schemes.

  7. Barbara says – reply to this


    I do not believe this story at all, especially because it comes from her people.

  8. 8

    Re: rosebud99 – You hate women!

  9. mr says – reply to this


    I doubt this is true. If it is true, the guy is the most vile loser. He is a complete and utter fame whore and loser. She is better off.

  10. Oh Please says – reply to this


    This is ridiculous. I feel it is more complicated than this. What a stupid thing to say. She MAY feel that way right now, but IF John Mayer did this, I don't believe it was conscious or pre-meditated on his part.

  11. Ya Know says – reply to this


    Every woman handles a break-up differently depending on the woman. Katy seemed very mum RE her break-up with Russell, but of the women I have seen JM with she certainly is not one of the more reserved ones. I think she has somewhat of a confrontive out there personality and may be very strong willed. If she is hurting, and/or feels used she just may be on the war path. It's hard to keep this stuff in when you're in pain. It hurt's darn it!!!!

  12. JosieJ says – reply to this


    I don't know what to make of this story. I am no big fan of John Mayer, but I can't see him being jealous of Katy's career when they have to completely styles of music and appeal to two different markets.

  13. 13

    Re: Snow Glow – Or she's Mayer's grandmother.

  14. No way says – reply to this


    Come on Perez, you know damn well that John is much more talented and the only thing being with Katy and then breaking it off would have done is generate stupid ass comments like yours, making him like more of an asshole than he already is. And I don't doubt she is hurt, but I am sure there are lots of other possible reasons that are more likely.

  15. sueme says – reply to this


    Lol John Mayer doesn't need to use Katy Perry. He gets enough attention on his own. This is the kind of stunt someone like you would use Perez, not John.

  16. Touche says – reply to this


    Re: No way – Almost totally agree…except for the more of an asshole part. Someone has to be pretty bad for me to think of him or her as an asshole, and, to me, he isn't though he may have been a jerk, at times, as he has said.

    anyways Perez, life is just not that straight forward and black and white AND I'm a firm believer it takes two to tango.

  17. 17

    this definitely isn't true. the media makes everything a bigger deal than it really is. John mayer knows he doesn't need katy to stay in the spotlight… if anything, his fans thought less of him for it. He has a tour coming out. he will be in the spotlight for that. I'm sure he hates his personal relationships in the press.

  18. Don't Do this Perez says – reply to this


    Life is never this black and white. It takes two to tango and you darn well know it. Cut the crap.

  19. Fancy thant says – reply to this


    What the hell does she expect? Look at his track record. Pretty much all of his relationships have ended badly…Jessica Simpson, Taylor Swift, Jen Anistan and God knows have many others who are not famous. He is a misogynistic pig and I doubt he will ever change. That said, I have to take issue with him needed her to stay in the spotlight. He is an extremely talented musician with many Grammys under his belt…his career is fine and will always be due to his sheer talent. But I will say that it is obvious that he is attracted to high profile women…not because he needs it but because he is addicted to attention.

  20. Kiss Me says – reply to this


    Re: Fancy thant – "That said, I have to take issue with him needed her to stay in the spotlight. He is an extremely talented musician with many Grammys under his belt…his career is fine and will always be due to his sheer talent" <<<Yep, yep.

  21. di says – reply to this


    fake story

  22. Valentina says – reply to this


    Uh, Katy perry is extremely talented. So is John, but he's not any more talented than her that's for sure. he hasn't really been relevant in YEARS…When was the last time he had a hit or sold out tour? He keeps dating super famous women because he's manipulative and charming, and does it to keep attention on him so he can try to push his career forward during or after each one. It doesn't work, anymore. Ladies just need to stop dating that guy, he's a creep.

  23. Valentina says – reply to this


    He literally tries to date the biggest star or up and comer he can find, he has a method just watch him. Every time someone hits a certain level in their career he pops up, many famous women have talked about him trying to ask them out around the same time that their careers blew up. He's a creep. Whoever the latest superstar with sustained star power is, he's not far behind her trying to leach on.

  24. It's What He Wanted says – reply to this


    Re: Valentina – Last spring he has actually stated that he purposely worked really hard at being irrelevant for a couple of years. I tend to believe he did…and then..well there was Katy.
    Besides, most "it" celebs don't stay "it" for long.
    Maybe, it's all about money and he (or both of them) will be able to squeal all the way to the bank.

  25. 25

    Re: Valentina – Hum… He won his last grammy in 2009, but was nominated many times after. His last album was listed at #17 on Rolling Stone's list of the top 50 albums of 2012, saying "It's a shot at redemption that's as on target as anything he's done."

    The Stones even invited him on stage to perform with them.

  26. 26

    Duh! Why does every woman think she's going to be the one to change a man? John Mayer is one of the biggest d*cks in Hollywood - ask any of his past girlfriends.

  27. 27

    He really makes my skin crawl. Him and Kanye West have a special place in the douchebag hall of fame. I hope his comeback fails. I don't want to hear him whining and pretending to have a soul on the radio.

  28. I Smell a Song says – reply to this


    Pretty soon we'll have enough exes to form a choir. Katy and TS can pen a new song together (with the help of Prettyman and Daughter) for the group. It will be called "We are the Hurled".

  29. Yeah Yeah says – reply to this


    He probably ditched Katy so he could aggressively try to pursue Jennifer Lawrence because she is on top of her game now and is the biggest young actress in HW. Trust me, he has this young woman in his sight and I guarantee that if she would get on board he would be gladly hitting it, talking about it and they would be the new couple. He is addicted to attention and has a strong propensity to hit it with whoever is the hot flavor of the month. But I have faith in J-Law. Doubt she would be stupid enough to get involved with him just to become another victim.

  30. train23 says – reply to this


    I believe he was jealous of her. I would be too if I was him. Just think about it, Katy is far less talented than him but is so much more beloved. She is also making more money and is way dumber. At some point it would irritate you. This girl got to sing for the President of the United States and he gets paid dust everyday.

  31. Mrs. Momoa says – reply to this


    I can't feel sorry for Katy or anyone who gets involved with John. Katy knew what she was getting into so she played and got burnt…deal with it.

  32. DJ says – reply to this


    Has anyone read the entire cover story about their break-up? I thought it was mentioned on this site that he had a diamond ring ready to give her. But, in the same article they mention him using her?

  33. A Lonely Boy says – reply to this


    Re: train23 – I think he's mature enough to deal with this. His goal is to be around for a long time and make his mark in musical history like the heroes he looks up to. None of the icons he seems to hold in esteem were known for dating famous celebs that I can think of. Maybe he is addicted to the attention. Who knows? I think he just likes hot, talented, well-off women.
    Did anyone ever think he may have been on the rebound too, BTW?

  34. Perhaps says – reply to this


    Maybe he didn't want to waste "anybody's time".

  35. Perhaps says – reply to this


    Re: DJ – Yeah, same here. I saw NO mention of that.

  36. 36

    If Katy is looking for "marriage material" or just a regular long term Hollywood boyfriend-girlfriend relationship (4 years tops?) then she's just been flat out getting together with the wrong guys in the first place. I bet 90% of the people who follow entertainment news could have told you that Katy's relationship with John was going to end badly. Same things goes for Russell Brand.

    Both of these guys are "notorious lotharios" like they say on the Daily Mail website. They just aren't "one woman" kind of guys. Not for long anyway. Katy needs to be "Wide Awake" about dating guys like John Mayer. You cannot believe what they say about "putting down roots" and having a long term relationship.

    They "change their mind like a girl changes clothes" like in her song "Hot n Cold". If Katy dates a guy like John Mayer or Russell Brand she shouldn't have expectations for the long term. Just call it what it is … a "fling" or something. Then move on to the next guy. I'm sure Katy could get just about any single guy out there if she tried.

  37. Jess says – reply to this


    I've been a fan of his music for over a decade and will continue to buy his music/go to his concerts… HOWEVER, as just a man without the music, he is dirt the way I see him. When I first found out about him and KP, I knew right away he was doing what is now coming out. When he posted on his Tumblr he was completely healed, I said to a friend "now it's time to read about him breaking up with her" and it happened. He had a dirty plan and she was clueless. I saw pictures of them together, Katy looking madly in love with sparkling eyes and Mayer showing that special smirk and he knew what he was doing all along. Do I feel bad for Perry? Hell, no. How can you not see through a man like that especially when his history with other women has been out there? Learn, ladies. I'll go rock at a few Mayer concerts this summer, but wouldn't even want to get near him without his guitar.

  38. Jordan says – reply to this


    Maybe Mayer is hooking back up with his ex. I heard he worked hard to get her, things ended badly between them and then he took up with Katy.

  39. 39

    she has very poor taste in men maybe needs to look at herself as to why she likes these guys

    mayer is a beautiful guy but his track record of starlet effing is a shopping list that perry shouldnt of ignored .

    i liked them together its a shame ..

  40. 40

    she thought she was different more special somehow than all the other woman he wouldnt do it to her .. i feel sorry for her but he had a shopping list to look at in the magazines …


  41. Well says – reply to this


    It seemed to skip straight from 'maybe' to 'absolute fact you're deplorable'
    What that article said was really presumptuous. They aren't even giving mayer a chance

  42. @v@ says – reply to this


    Reminds me of the tale of the scorpion and the frog, as presented;
    but only they know what really happened.

  43. @v@ says – reply to this


    He's not bad, for a rebound guy.

  44. 44

    This guy will NEVER love anyone more than himself.

  45. Sweet says – reply to this


    Re: perez posse SUPERFAN 777 – I think you are forgetting that Mater can be VERY attentive and loving to the women he dates. It's an aphrodisiac.

  46. Sweet says – reply to this


    Re: perez posse SUPERFAN 777 – I don't know if she thought she was different. I'm guessing she may have fell hard for him and just looked the other way and went with it.

  47. Geddylea says – reply to this


    The person that said he broke up with katy to try and get Jlaw is probably correct..maybe Kate Upton too.

  48. Katy is my BAby ! says – reply to this


    What a user !!!
    Will FYI Katy is talented haters just can't accept the truth.

  49. DJ says – reply to this


    Re: Perhaps – So, the actual magazine article mentions no ring?

  50. Alan Brickman says – reply to this


    She has no one to blame but herself……stupid ho!!

  51. whosays says – reply to this


    i know John Mayer long long time ago before katy even exist…he's talented, a great guitarist and lyricist, and he dont need anybody to make him stay in spotlight. Katy? I could careless about her until she was with John. But, either way, if John really used Katy to stay on the spotlight, I will never get it. Jealous of her career? gosh… (-_-')

  52. 52

    I believe Mayer use Katy. Instead of relying on music these last few years he has swung from one Hollywood high profile women to the next. Media can see that he use all Hollywood women. Why else would you bother with a Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Aniston or even Taylor Swift if you are not after the image it will bring you. Musical talent took a backseat years ago.

  53. Dating Is a Crime Now? says – reply to this


    Re: Jilli2!! – That's crap and you know it. He has been out of commission for a few years and he didn't date much in that time. And his musical talent continues to grow including his recent top selling album that he couldn't even promote because of his throat problems. What is wrong with people? It used to be cheating in a marriage was a problem. Now dating and stopping dating is a big crime in America.

  54. 54

    Re: DJ – There was no diamond ring, they mentioned the ring from V-day and people jumped to conclusions and are making it into something its not. At least that is what I think. I for the life of me do not understand this man, but I do love his music and will continue to have a love/hate/ I don't understand you thing for the man.

  55. Huh? says – reply to this


    Re: Valentina – He had a health disease with his throat and even then he was playing live shows with other great musicians like B.B king so yes has always been relavent even with a health problem and not being able to sing. As for this story lolololololololololololololo you just accepted whatever a shady source told you and now it must be true right? smh

  56. j says – reply to this


    What I really want to see is some kind of collaborative performance at the MTV awards or whatever with ALL of his ex'es…Katy Perry, Jessica Simpson, Taylor Swift etc…that would be soo funny! He really is a phallic narcisscist

  57. Ass out of U & me says – reply to this


    Re: Dating Is a Crime Now? – He didn't date much for the two years he was out aod commission? Can you be sure about this? Just because we didn't see him dating does not mean he wasn't dating.

  58. What If? says – reply to this


    What if the "breakup" is all a ruse designed to put full attention on John and his comeback, thus keeping the focus off of them as an item? Or maybe it's purpose (if it is a ruse) is to keep people out of their personal life. Or, heaven forbid, the speculated "break-up" is a publicity stunt. Or, maybe, they're just taking a break while JM is trying to get his comeback off of the ground.

  59. 59

    John Mayer may have gotten his stardom looking like Edward scissors. Even though Johnny depp played that role….we all know it looked nothing like him. Granted John Mayer may have a few songs that are great but that's where it ends! You can not blame anyone for him being a DOUCHE BAG but the women who fall for his ugly ass. They made him a douche and now he owns that title…..on the other hand, Katy perry has talent, even tough some people here do not see it, denial. Katy needs t find her self and know her self worth and then she will start dating better men!

  60. 60

    Edward scissor hands…..oops…hahaha

  61. 61

    He is a douche..plain and simple….he's uses people and abuses, mentally and emotionally….he's a real piece of shit..and not even attractive…she's better off

  62. 62

    Re: What If? – I feel the same way that you do. We just don't know at this point, give it a few months or wait til his tour ends and see what happens then. Its sad and pathetic that anyone feels like this is the way to live or have a career.

  63. 63

    load of crap

  64. Could It Be says – reply to this


    could it be that Mayer chose his timing of the breakup so that all of the commotion (and for some the excitement) of his tour dates being released could diffuse the focus on their breakup?

  65. Jess says – reply to this


    it's funny… this guy has talked about his obsession with porn, group sex, sexual napalm type of girlfriend he was snorting like cocaine, does trash talk about every single ex he dates/breaks up with/dates/breaks up with/dates/breaks up with… and people will continue to buy the "deep" songs he writes. girls quote his oh so deep lyrics about love and cry during concerts while singing those lyrics and none of them thinks of the jerk behind those lyrics. how does that happen? is it the power of the guitar? seriously, how are women falling for this man? it's maddening.

  66. me says – reply to this


    F*ck off everyone! Katy Perry's suffering and the only thing you are doin is being cruel and stupid!! F*ck off! You make me sick!

  67. Kristen says – reply to this


    Ragging so hard on John Mayer is just an easy fix for bullies. How many of you know anything about the real guy at all? Other than clips and quotes, most taken out of context or overblown by the media. Yes, he seems to stick his foot in it sometimes, but John's main problem seems to be he's TOO HONEST. How many men aren't into porn to some degree? Or have been experimental w/sex to some degree? If you'll look carefully, most of his 'ex' comments were taken out of context or in the case of 'sexual napalm' (admittedly foot in mouth) apologized profusely for. Give the guy a break or become perfect yourselves before casting a stone at someone else.

  68. Well Said says – reply to this


    Re: Kristen – Well said, Kristen, especially your last line. I think giving him a break is, basically, the same as giving ourselves a break. (Think about it. No one is perfect. Stop deflecting)

  69. Interesting says – reply to this


    Re: Jess – Your comment reminds me of the boyfriend my cousin had. He was in a band and wrote songs. It was amazing how many of his lyrics and his behaviors on stage were orchestrated to appeal to their target demographic, WOMEN! He knew exactly what he was doing and they played it up to the hilt $$$$$! Was he that romantic in real life? Heck no. Not that i remember. Just think of what this might do to some rockers attitudes towards women…women become tools for their own fame and dinero.

  70. shirley says – reply to this


    John is a good guy and katy has had just as many men as he has had women.why don't you talk about george cloney and his women. Iguest it is alright for some and not others. you people are something else. Katy loves him and that is all that matters. be happy for her. you can't pick and choose for people