When Perry hosted the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, she said this song was about, "When you write up that one social media post and think, 'Maybe I should sleep on this one.' Some people, wink wink, could stand to save as draft a bit more."
Perry then did a bit where she shared some of her drafts, including this one:
@edsheeran will you still be in love with the shape of me after my third trip to the buffett?
The Witness album used a village worth of producers, writers and musicians. This track was produced by Max Martin and Elof Loelv, and produced by Martin, Loelv, DJ Mustard, Noonie Bao and the Twice as Nice team members Nicholas Audino and Lewis Hughes.