Katy Perry needs an 'extra hour of therapy' after awkward John Mayer moment on 'Idol'

On American Idol Monday night, the top 11 contestants took part in the "Judges' Song Contest," during which each contestant picked one of three song choices to perform without knowing who chose the song.

When it came to contestant Noah Thompson, two out of three chose John Mayer hits and, ultimately, Noah chose Mayers's "Heartbreak Warfare." However, following his performance, the 20-year-old construction worker from Kentucky guessed the song choice was from judge Katy Perry, which turned into a somewhat awkward moment.

“Noah, I feel like maybe you should Wikipedia me,” a wincing Katy deadpanned, before she exclaimed, “I can’t talk anymore! I'm triggered!” and mock-fainted under her desk.

What Noah probably didn't know is that Katy and John dated from 2012 to 2015, and even put out a song together. Later, while critiquing Noah, she quipped, “Who is going to pay for my extra hour of therapy?”

In the end, we found out that it was actually Luke Bryan who chose the Mayer song, while Katy was the one who had chosen a John Denver song.

"These guys are against me," stated Katy, while Luke responded, "Just wanting to see Katy navigating the waters."

Video transcript

- Katy, what'd you think of that performance?

KATY PERRY: Who's going to pay for my extra hour of therapy?

KYLIE MAR: On American Idol Monday night, the top 11 took part in the Judge's Song Contest, during which each contestant picked one of three song choices to perform, without knowing who chose the song. And when it came to contestant Noah Thompson, two out of three chose John Mayer hits. Ultimately, Noah chose Mayer's Heartbreak Warfare.

NOAH THOMPSON: (SINGING) Clouds of sulphur in the air, bombs are falling everywhere, it's heartbreak warfare.

KYLIE MAR: Following his performance, the 20-year-old construction worker from Kentucky guessed that the song choice was from Judge Katy Perry, which turned into a somewhat awkward moment.

- Katy, is that true?

KATY PERRY: Noah, I feel like maybe you should Wikipedia me.

NOAH THOMPSON: So it's a big no? A big no?

KYLIE MAR: See, what Noah probably didn't know was that Katy and John dated from 2012 to 2015 and even put out a song together.

KATY PERRY: It's all a great song, you did great, but I can't talk anymore.

NOAH THOMPSON: Sorry, sorry.

KATY PERRY: I'm triggered!

NOAH THOMPSON: That was my educated guess. Oh my God, dude.

KYLIE MAR: After Katy felt triggered from hearing her ex's song and proceeded to hide under the desk, we found out that it was actually Luke Bryan who chose the song. But the fact that both Lionel Richie and Luke chose a John Mayer song--

KATY PERRY: These guys are against me.

- All right--

LUKE BRYAN: I just want to see Katy navigate the waters.

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