Katy Perry comforted by Rihanna

Katy Perry has received tremendous support from friend and fellow singer Rihanna since the news that she and Russell Brand are getting divorced.

According to reports Rihanna has been a tower of strength for the Fireworks singer since the split.

A source told The Sun newspaper “Katy is hardly speaking to anyone right now, but she called Rihanna as soon as she heard Russell was filing for divorce.”

The source claimed that 23-year-old Rihanna had been a great support to Perry and really helped calm her down.

According to the Daily Mirror, the pair have even been said to be planning a holiday to Mexico this month

An insider told the Daily Mirror “Rihanna has been there for Katy, texting her from Miami where she’s on holiday. Now they are planning a girlie getaway so Katy can clear her head.”

36-year-old British comedian Brand is said to have filed for divorce because Perry is not ready to settle down and start a family.

“Katy is absolutely devastated, but the rows over starting a family had just come to a head. Yes she had agreed to take a year out to focus on children, but she realised the timing was all wrong,” a source told the Daily Mirror.

“She is too young and does not want to put her music on the back burner while she is on top of her game.”

Brand released a statement regarding the dirvorce saying “Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage. I’ll always adore her and I know we’ll remain friends.”

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