Katy Perry Parading Around with Riff Raff The Ultimate Dark Horse

8/26/2014 12:02 AM PDT

No one believed Riff Raff when he told us he was hooking up with Katy Perry -- but when they showed up at the VMAs together … in matching outfits … we started to reconsider.

And then we came to our senses and realized there's NO WAY this could possibly be more than a publicity stunt!!! Right?