However, friends of Brand insist it''s merely his favourite piece of jewellery, which he often sports on the third finger of his left hand - and their planned ceremony in Jaipur, India on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead.
The couple was later pictured arriving at London''s Heathrow Airport to fly out of Britain - and hours later, Perry posted a message on her Twitter.com page asking for "respect" during their "private" moment and warning fans not to believe "false" rumours.
"I have something to say. Twit Break: Greatest gift u can give us is respect & (love) during this private (time). No use wasting ur (time) w/ (with) stolen or false info. Thnku (sic) for this," the Daily Express quoted her as tweeting.
London (ANI): Singer Katy Perry has asked fans for privacy ahead of her Indian wedding, rubbishing rumours that she and fiance Russell Brand are already married. The funnyman sparked speculation he had wed the 'I Kissed a Girl" hitmaker in secret after he was spotted out and about in London on Tuesday wearing a gold band on his ring finger.