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7 August 2020, 12:41 | Updated: 7 August 2020, 12:46
A complete guide to Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's relationship, from when they started dating to why they split.
When did Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom start dating, how did they meet and when did Katy announce she's pregnant with their first baby?
The couple have been together since 2016, apart from a brief split in their relationship in 2017.
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As they prepare to welcome their first baby and continue to plan their wedding we take a look back at Katy and Orlando's love story.
Here's a complete timeline of the couple's relationship...
Although Katy and Orlando are now happily on their way to marriage and with a baby girl on the way, they did briefly split in 2017.
Katy opened up to People during a pregnancy shoot at the start of August, explaining why they broke up at the time.
She said: “It’s really about an individual journey that makes the whole thing better. We both had to decide to go on that journey separately because it’s not my half and your half that makes a whole. It’s my wholeness and your wholeness that makes this whole thing happen."
Katy and Orlando met for the first time at a Golden Globes after party in February 2016, with a source reporting to US Weekly they were “extremely flirty and whispering to each other” at the bash.
At the end of the night they were spotted leaving the party together and weeks later they attended Coachella together, looking equally as close as they danced to the music.
The couple confirmed their romance in May 2016 by going Instagram official, with Katy sharing a photo of herself and her new beau wearing dressing gowns and lying on the steps of a stunning building in Cannes.
The holiday that broke the internet – Katy and Orlando’s trip to Italy in August 2016 went viral when the Lord of the Rings actor was pictured stark naked while paddle boarding with his girlfriend.
Proving they’re the ultimate couple goals, Katy and Orlando co-ordinated their Halloween costumes in an iconic way, dressing up as Hilary and Bill Clinton.
After being spotted together on numerous occasions, including at an Adele concert in August 2017 and the filming location of Orlando’s TV series Carnival Row in Prague in March 2018, the stars had fans convinced they were back together.
In April 2018 they visited the Vatican together and met the Pope, with Katy even sharing a photo of her and Orlando during the trip.
In May 2018, Katy confirmed she’s no longer single.
Katy and Orlando finally made their first red carpet appearance as a couple in September 2018, attending the Gala for the Global Ocean – and they looked so happy together.
The loved-up pair announced their engagement three years after first meeting, with Katy announcing the news on Valentine’s Day 2019 with an adorable photo to show off her stunning ring – a ruby surrounded by diamonds.
Katy announced she’s pregnant with her first baby with fiancé Orlando by displaying her blossoming bump in her music video for ‘Never Worn White’ at the beginning of March.
She then confirmed on Instagram by writing alongside the video: “It’s gonna be a jam packed summer.”
The couple are expecting a baby girl, throwing a virtual baby shower to share the news with their friends and family.
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