John Mayer Dumped Katy Perry For “Getting Fat,” Claims Tabloid

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By Michael Lewittes

Katy Perry & John Mayer


“John’s Message to Katy: ‘You’re Not Hot Enough!'” blares a headline from Star, which claims John Mayer dumped Katy Perry because she was “getting fat.” A so-called “pal” of Perry tells the tabloid that the pop singer is “devastated,” revealing, “She is so confident, but as soon as she put on a few pounds, he was constantly putting her down.”

The magazine further reports that “despite John’s shallow reasoning, insiders say a shattered Katy would still like to make it work.” “She’s going to make sure she looks amazing,” says the purported “insider,” who adds, “She wants him to take her back.”

This is by far one of the stupidest and most insulting stories Gossip Cop has come across in a while. And that’s saying a lot. What’s painfully obvious is that Star has absolutely no idea what transpired between Mayer and Perry, and this superficial and ridiculous angle was the best it could come up with.

First off, Gossip Cop is told by our impeccable sources that despite splitting up, Perry and Mayer have a tremendous amount of admiration for each other. And part of the reason for that, we’re told, is because they respect each other and would never insult each other the way the tabloid claims Mayer has done. In fact, we’re told a reconciliation down the road is not inconceivable, and does not involve anyone losing weight.

Regardless of how obnoxious the Star story is, Gossip Cop still went back to one more Mayer insider, who tells us flat out that the magazine’s story is “not correct.” One might even say that Star is once again telling a big FAT lie.

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