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Katy Perry: Russell Brand ‘asked for divorce by text’

Divorce|News | 18 Jun 2013 0

Comedian Russell Brand asked Katy Perry for a divorce by text message, the singer has revealed.

The 39 year-old performer sent his then wife a text on the last day of 2011, she tells Vogue magazine.

“Let’s just say I haven’t heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011.”

Describing Brand as a “very smart man”, she was, she says, “in love with him when I married him.”

She also admits to mixed feelings about Brand’s sense of humour.

Perry told Vogue:

“Hysterical in some ways. Until he started making jokes about me and he didn’t know I was in the audience, because I had come to surprise him at one of his shows. So. Hysterical to a point.”

The singer and musician says she feels partly responsible of the end of the 14 month marriage.

“… I have to claim my own responsibility in things. I do admit that I was on the road a lot. Although I invited him time and time again, and I tried to come home as much as I possibly could.”

Last month she admitted that a disagreement over having children had contributed to the end of the relationship.

The musician also told Vogue:

“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.”

After the divorce, Perry become involved with rock musician John Mayer.

The blog team at Stowe is a group of writers based across our family law offices who share their advice on the wellbeing and emotional aspects of divorce or separation from personal experience. Guest contributors also regularly contribute to share their knowledge.

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