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Katy Perry: ‘Devastated’ Over Death Of Ex-Boyfriend Johnny Lewis

Thu, September 27, 2012 6:42pm EDT by Billy Nilles 3 Comments
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Johnny’s tragic death has shaken ex-girlfriend Katy, according to a new report.

News of Sons of Anarchy actor Johnny Lewis‘ untimely death on Wednesday, Sept. 26 has shaken Hollywood. Katy Perry, whom Johnny dated from 2005-2006, is reportedly “devastated” over the loss.

A source tells Us Weekly that, while she is “devastated,” Katy could sense trouble for Johnny back when they dated. “She had to separate from him . . . to get ahead and focus on her career,” the source says. “He was in trouble then and she couldn’t help him. A lot of her songs were partially inspired by him. I know “The One That Got Away” and “Circle the Drain” are partly about him, as well as Travis [McCoy of Gym Class Heroes]. But she was young and it was a time in her life she cherishes.”

The source adds, “They had good times. It’s really sad. She could never help him and couldn’t [let herself] go in that direction.”

Our thoughts remain with Johnny’s family and friends during this tragic time.

— Billy Nilles

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