Last Lap: Are Katy Perry and John Mayer Back Together?

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What does Justin Bieber allegedly request during hotel stays? Rihanna goes in on a reporter, and Jay-Z gets inspired by ’90s rock.

  • Are John Mayer and Katy Perry making beautiful music together? Though the pair has been hanging out quite a bit lately, they were spotted holding hands in public. A summer fling or something more? [Perez Hilton]
  • We can’t speculate about what’s going on in Justin Bieber’s hotel room, but the pop star reportedly calls for condoms and jelly beans repeatedly when staying at a certain New York City. You can’t fault the young man for knowing what he needs. [The Hollywood Gossip]
  • Apparently, Rihanna was not feeling a critique of her in the Daily Mail. Reporter Liz Jones appeared to be the target of an Instagram tirade by the pop singer. [E!]
  • As more tidbits about Magna Carta Holy Grail leak out, fans found out that Jay-Z’s track “Heaven” will feature lyrics from R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion.” Another track, “Holy Grail,” includes lyrics from Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” Jigga just keeps us guessing. [MTV]