Why women continue to flock to John Mayer is puzzling. Sure, he’s good looking and talented but when you go through as many women as he does (and later brag about that fact) you tend to lose your appeal.

But alas, that didn’t stop a newly divorced Katy Perry from falling into his arms last year. Now some not so surprising news has emerged that alleges the two are kaput.

“It’s sad,” one pal tells Us Weekly, but cautions that it might not be a permanent break. “It’s not over until it’s over. You have to see how things play out.” Adds another source: “She’s leaving the window open. They have both been so focused on work.”

The breakup comes seven months after the two reunited after their first split.

Weeks ago, things between the two seemed fine when Perry, seemingly happy, tweeted:

Either she really didn’t like the kitten they ended up getting or the tweet was merely a means of masking that there was trouble in paradise.

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