Comments in the Android app bug

This has become a issue for me as well as others. I respond to a comment on a thread on the android app, then when I want to make a stand alone comment, (by taping the + icon on the top right) it replays directly to the person I replayed to perviously rater then a stand alone comment. the only way around this, I found is to go back to the article by pressing the back button then go back in to the comments.

not sure if this happens on the iOs app (i have an ipad, but its pointless installing the iPhone app on that, so maybe someone else can clerarfly for me, that would be great)