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Katy Perry, John Mayer Call it Quits: Were They Ever Dating?

Katy Perry and John Mayer, who seemed an odd couple if there ever was one, apparently feel the same way about each other and have reportedly called it quits on their budding relationship.

Perry is on the rebound from her divorce from UK Comedian Russell Brand. Despite her charm and stellar good looks, she seems to go for losers and misfits.

Brand was a recovering alcoholic and drug user when he met Perry. Although he is said to have kicked his bad habits, their relationship was strained by too much time apart and personal lifestyle differences.

Perry, 27, and Brand, 37, married on Oct. 23, 2010 in a traditional Indian ceremony. The British comic filed for divorce on Dec. 30, 2011 after 14 months of marriage. Perry addressed the split in her documentary “Katy Perry: Part of Me.”

“Being in love is a dream, but the reality is not like the movies. There’s a lot more compromise and sacrifice,” she said. “The truth is I’m a romantic and I believed in the fairy tale.

“I did everything I could but it still failed,” she said. “The dream of being in love is a lot different than the reality of making it work.”

How that philosophy fit with Mayer is anyone’s guess. He was involved in a disastrous relationship with Jennifer Aniston and came off as a lout and a bore in a Playboy interview where he talked school on his ex-girlfriends.

The singers never came out and said they were dating, but Perry and Mayer were spotted out together on several occasions over the past several weeks and appeared romantically inclined toward each other. Neither has spoken publicly about their status.

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