The two got ahead of any rumors by releasing a statement to People to announce their breakup—or rather, “taking respectful, loving space at this time,” which basically sounds like a longwinded way of saying conscious uncoupling.
To some on Twitter, the announcement of the split was the first they had heard of any sort of relationship between the celebrities.
Raise your hand if you had no idea Katy perry and Orlando bloom were dating until you just read they broke up after a year? 🙋
— abby seitchik (@aseitchik) March 1, 2017
Wait when did Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom even start dating in the first place?
— idk im elena (@lexatheraccoon) March 1, 2017
I just saw in a twitter moment that Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have split. I didn’t even know they were together
— Pam (@Pammygirl) March 1, 2017
Regardless, the signs were all there. Bloom even shared a picture with Perry’s puppy Monday, but alas, sometimes furry friends can’t save us from everything.