Los Angeles, May 25: Singer Katy Perry, who has been single since splitting from John Mayer earlier this year, is said to have struck up a romance with her agent Michael Kives.
“Katy and Michael have been hooking up. They were friends first, but Katy leaned on Michael for emotional support after her break-up with John," a source told America's Star magazine, reports thesun.co.uk.
Perry, 28, has been friends with 35-year Kives since a long time. But according to the source, their relationship is only "sexual".
"It's more of a sexual thing for her rather than a heavy-duty relationship," the source said, adding: "She is still calling John because she can't let go. And he still reaches out to her too because he loves to string his exes along.”
While Perry wants a fling, Kives, who previously dated actress Alyssa Milano, is said to be hoping that this bond will develop into something serious.
“Michael is having a blast with her. He's been bragging to all his friends about Katy, and he's holding out hope that she will want to get serious. He would love for her to be The One,” said a source.
Perry was previously married to British comic Russell Brand for 14 months.