We were all outraged when “Sex and the City”'s Carrie Bradshaw was broken up with on a Post-it note. Katy Perry might have a story to top that one. Perry has revealed that Russell Brand sent her a text message saying he wanted a divorce.
In the upcoming issue of Vogue,this month’s cover girl makes the startling admission: “Let’s just say I haven’t heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011.”
Perry also tells Vogue her time on tour threw a wedge into the relationship with Brand. “At first when I met him he wanted an equal, and I think a lot of times strong men do want an equal, but then they get that equal and they’re like, I can’t handle the equalness," she explains. "He didn’t like the atmosphere of me being the boss on tour. So that was really hurtful, and it was very controlling, which was upsetting."
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Although Perry initially felt responsible for the split, she says there was another reason why her 14-month marriage ended up in failure. “I found out the real truth, which I can’t necessarily disclose because I keep it locked in my safe for a rainy day,” says Perry. “I let go and I was like: This isn’t because of me; this is beyond me. So I have moved on from that.”
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Months after her split with Brand, Perry started a very public relationship with John Mayer in the summer of 2012. Although the two have been on-and-off, Perry says she still loves Mayer. “I was madly in love with him. I still am madly in love with him," she told Vogue. “All I can say about that relationship is that he’s got a beautiful mind." Perry adds, "Beautiful mind, tortured soul. I do have to figure out why I am attracted to these broken birds."