Let Katy Perry and Ryan Phillippe Show You How to Perfectly Respond to a Dating Rumor

This is some A+ trolling.

Celebrities take notes. Ryan Phillippe and Katy Perry just shut down their dating rumor in the best way possible. It all started on Sunday when the actor took to Twitter to make light of his alleged romance with the pop singer and complained that paparazzi were staking out his crib.

That led to many “laughing face” emojis and one fan who decided to play along: “Thats what some1 who has Katy Perry in his basement would say…..”

*Enters Katy Perry*

On Monday, after she caught wind of Ryan’s tweet, Katy sends out the perfect response to put the cherry on top of this grade A Hollywood dating rumor machine shut down.

Phillippe kept the joke alive and responded with…

Katy concluded the exchange with an apology to the actor for getting caught up in the rumor mill.

Case closed.

Katy Perry isn’t the only singer to have her share of relationships brought to the public eye. Check out this timeline of Taylor Swift’s relationships.