Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom. Picture: Supplied

Katy Perry has broken her silence on her split from Orlando Bloom.

The 'Chained to the Rhythm' hitmaker and the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star confirmed they had called time on their romance on Wednesday, March 1, and the 32-year-old pop beauty has taken to social media to state that she will remain friends with her ex and that no one is "a victim or a villain" as they broke up amicably.

Taking to Twitter on Thursday (02.03.17), she wrote:

It was recently reported that the former couple's romance was "never really supposed to be serious" and was always about having "fun" rather than settling down.

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A source said recently:"It was never really supposed to be serious between them. When it first started, she was basically like, 'This will be fun for now.'"

Whilst an insider close to Orlando added: "[He was] happy and content [but] was not in the mindset to settle down."

And the pair are said to have split up after the relationship because "more and more work".

The source shared: "It just became more and more work to make it work. Because this wasn't something permanent, it just became time to take a break."

And another insider added: "There was nothing dramatic or over the top. Katy's going through a lot of changes for her new music – both physically and emotionally – and this was a part of that."

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Katy and Orlando announced their split in a joint statement where they revealed they would be "taking [a] respectful, loving space at this time".

They said: "Before rumours or falsifications get out of hand we can confirm that Orlando and Katy are taking respectful, loving space at this time."


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