Katy Perry needs ‘therapy’ after ‘Idol’ contestant covers ex John Mayer

John Mayer and singer Katy Perry starting dating in 2012 and had a tumultuous on-off relationship that ultimately ended in February 2014.

Katy Perry had a hilarious reaction to a Top 11 contestant on “American Idol” during a song challenge

Noah Thompson selected to sing John Mayer’s 2009 hit “Heartbreak Warfare.” 

But honestly, I don’t know. I picked Katy. That was my guess.

“Noah … I feel like maybe you should Wikipedia me,” the “Teenage Dream” singer said awkwardly.

“I’m triggered!” before sliding out of her chair onto the floor in embarrassment. “It’s a great song, you did great, but I can’t talk anymore,” the singer, 37, laughed.

When it was finally revealed that Luke Bryan chose the song for Thompson,

Perry asked, “Who is going to pay for my extra hour of therapy?”

Perry and Mayer dated on and off from 2012 to 2015, and even have a song together titled “Who You Love.

She is now engaged and has daughter Daisy Dove with her longtime partner, Orlando Bloom. The couple welcomed their little girl in August 2020.