Katy Perry On Turning To Cheetos After Split With Russell Brand & Her 'Mature' Relationship With John Mayer

Katy Perry on the January 2014 cover of Marie Claire Katy Perry on the January 2014 cover of Marie Claire

Katy Perry isn’t shying away from discussing her love life – both past and present.

The singer addressed her divorce with actor Russell Brand in a new interview with Marie Claire magazine, which features her on the January 2014 cover.

“There were two weeks of my life after I found out the truth of my marriage where I was like, ‘OK. All right. I can’t feel this. This is too intense right now.’ I was, like, just eating Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and drinking, and that’s it,” she told the mag.

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The two finalized their divorce in 2012, but Katy said she still practices Transcendental Meditation, telling the mag it was, “the best thing I got out of my previous relationship.”

The singer also opened up about her relationship with John Mayer.

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“I took a break from my boyfriend, not one that I wanted. It was like a splash of cold water to search inward on what was going on with me. That is what let me to this new awakening, this realizing, if I don’t do some self-love, I’m not going to be able to keep the love that I want,” she said. “I still needed to deal with all of my ex-husband stuff. I hadn’t. It’s almost like if I kept talking about it, it would seem like I actually cared about it. I don’t.”

Katy raved about John to the mag.

“He’s just a fantastic partner. I’ve been a fan of his for such a long time. He’s got a brilliant, brilliant mind. It’s a rad, mature relationship,” she said.

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