Perry and Mayer split. The couple had been dating for the past seven months. Before splitting, the couple spend Christmas together with her family. Perry:
Sometimes you have to go through all this sh*t to get your grips on life. You have to go through the mud in order to find that peaceful place. I’m living in the now and not fantasizing about the past. I have a lot of respect for [John] still, and I know it goes both ways. There’s no bad blood, but I’m sure there will be inspired songs.