Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Mayer smiling after Perry ‘split’

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Buzz Foto/REX (3588514j)
John Mayer
Celebrities out and about in Tribeca, New York, America - 20 Feb 2014
John Mayer

John Mayer has stepped out for the first time since his reported split from Katy Perry was revealed.

The couple called it quits this week after dating on and off since 2012, according to Us Weekly.

And the publication has now released a new image of John surfacing for the first time since the news broke.

The photo shows the 36-year-old cracking a smile while out and about in New York City. The singer was dressed down in jeans, boots and a zip-up jacket.

Katy and John reportedly shared news of their split on Wednesday.

Sources told Us it was a “mutual [and] extremely amicable” decision and they just decided "it was the right time” to part.

News of this recent breakup came as a surprise and amid rumours John had even proposed after Katy was seen wearing a sparkler on her wedding finger.

But apparently behind closed doors the relationship had been rocky. Sources said there were a lot of arguments between the pair as their schedules pulled them apart.

"She's stressed about the tour, they've been fighting. It is probably for the best, because she is going to be on tour for forever. Of course this happens all the time, I can't keep track anymore. But for now they are done,” a source told the outlet.

"Not sure how long it will last this time but yes, it is off for now."

Katy meanwhile does have something to celebrate.

The Fireworks hitmaker revealed on Wednesday a close friend had welcomed a baby – and she got to be a very big part of the process.

"Finally you can add 'helps delivers babies in living rooms' to my resume," she shared.

"It's been a miracle of a day...Auntie Katy aka Stylist Auntie."

© Cover Media

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Nightlife Galleries


Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News


Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant


You're preoccupied with spiritual matters. Suddenly, being the most witty or popular person in the group doesn't seem so important. You'd rather explore the big questions. Finding your purpose may prompt you to visit a country that has always filled you with wonder. It will be a relief to escape boring routines and mundane chores. Instead of worrying about money and status, you'll look inward for the contentment you seek. Great insights will result. You're ready to embark on a simpler life.More