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John Mayer & Katy Perry's Romance: The 7-Month Itch?

Follow their relationship, from their summer of love to their post-Grammys separate lives

MONTH 1: AUGUST

Katy Perry and John Mayer are first spotted together at the Chateau Marmont in August – and so begins the couple's whirlwind seven-month courtship that seemed to flame out by March. Although they appear wild about each other initially, they quickly hit a bump in the road leading to their first split by the end of the month. "They were honestly having fun," a source told PEOPLE. "People made it out to be far more than it was."