Katy Perry

Selena Gomez ‘Back to You’ Video Smacks of Katy Perry’s 2009 ‘Thinking of You’ (See!)

Selena Gomez’s new “Back to You” video uses sepia-tones and an old-school film style that comes perilously close to Katy Perry’s “Thinking of You” video from 2009. While the looks are similar the videos tell different stories. Selena’s song is about an unrequited love that just can’t be quenched. The tabs are calling it an ode to Justin Bieber, but the story is timeless. It’s about longing for freedom and passion in a passionless existence....

Robert Pattinson May Have Eye for Singer Mabel, But Romance Far Fetched

Robert Pattinson was spotted at London Fashion Week hanging around singer Mabel McVey, sending London tabloids into a frenzy. But however much Rob was enamored with the singer, a romance seems far-fetched at this point. Not that she isn’t his type. IM reported five years ago, after his monumental split from Kristen Stewart, that musicians would likely make up the “Twilight” hunk’s dating pool....

More Katy Perry, Taylor Swift Frisson! Now Feuding Over Music Releases

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift appear to be butting heads again, this time, over the coincidental release of Katy’s new album, Witness, and Taylor’s decision to release her entire music catalog on streaming services… on the same day! Holy frisson! Swift fired the first round in 2015, with her “Bad Blood” video at the Billboard Music Awards. A supporting cast of music and fashion pals, including Selena Gomez, Cara Delevingne, Zendaya, Hayley Williams, Lily Aldridge, Gigi Hadid, Jessica Alba and nearly a dozen others, appeared with Swift....

Katy Perry Serves Tasty Diss of Taylor Swift in New Songs on SNL (see!)

Katy Perry looked yummy on “Saturday Night Live”–if you can get over the cannibalism connotations of her new song “Bon Appetit.” She’s moved away from power pop and served up a lilting Reggae-rap inflected dance music Perry also sang “Swish Swish,” described as a house-inspired song that samples “Star 69” by Fatboy Slim that some say disses Taylor Swift. ...

What’s Got Into Katy Perry? Sexy New Image, Plus Vampy New Song (See!)

Katy Perry has been raising her hemline and dropping her neckline for sometime now, but with the release of her new single “Bon Appétit” she’s going the full hangout route. Her sexy new image is almost as seductive as her lilting dance tune. Food has often been equated with sex, and the 32-year-old singer makes her own special connection, The racy lyrics that will definitely steam your vegetable....

Katy Perry Signals Pop Music Shift: Defiance Inspired by Trump (watch!)

Katy Perry takes a look at the future in a new video for “Chained to the Rhythm,” and it’s as alluring as a Venus flytrap. A candie-colored theme-park existence keeps the masses in line. But make no the video is about defiance inspired by Donald Trump. Perry has often been mis-characterized as another, well, candie-colored pop princess, not the least of which is by her own design....

Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber Diverge; She’s in Vogue, He’s Doing Penis Pics

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber were once one of celebrity’s hottest couples. Since their split, their careers have diverged and not in a good way for one of them. Selena covers Vogue, while Justin has resorted to penis pics to keep his name in the news. The relationship did not end well. While they were a storybook couple–at least in the media–it’s interesting to see the arc of their career trajectories since they’ve separated....

Katy Perry Defies Republican Parents With DNC Performance (watch!)

Katy Perry made a surprise and somewhat shocking statement during her brief comments before performing at the Democratic National Convention last night (July 29). They singer said she was supporting Hillary Clinton in defiance of her staunchly Republican parents. Katy’s parents, Mary Christine and Maurice Keith Hudson. are both Pentecostal pastors and born again Christians. ...

Brokers Who Scalped Beyonce, One Direction Concerts Busted in NY Probe

Ticket brokers who snagged hundreds of concert and event tickets using bots and jacked up prices to scalp fans have been busted in a sweep by the New York Attorney General’s investigators. Six companies have been fined $2.76 million and ordered to stop using bots to raid online ticket sites. A number of artists have complained about scalpers pricing tickets beyond the reach of fans, while other artists like Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have allowed their reps to scalp their own fans. ...

FKA Twigs Slams Most Artists: They’re Vehicles, Vessels, She Says (vid, pics!)

FKA Twigs, the UK singer and performance artist best known as Robert Pattinson’s fiancee, wades into the never ending argument over what constitutes “art.” In a new interview, she disses “most artists” from being detached from their work. “They’re vehicles, vessels,” she says. Twigs, real name Tahliah Barnett, rocketed into pop culture consciousness because of the “Twilight” hunk. But her artistry and talent are undeniable. ...

Katy Perry Roars for Hillary Clinton; See Top Celebs Backing Candidate (video)

Katy Perry made it clear who she’s supporting for President with a high-energy performance at a Hillary Clinton rally in Des Moines, Iowa, a key early primary state. in addition to performing, she made an impassioned endorsement statement. Perry is one of almost two dozen high-profile celebrities who are backing Clinton’s 2016 campaign for president. See a list here. ...

Taylor Swift Keeps Clothes On in GQ; Talks Love, Life, Social Media (photos!)

Taylor Swift’s sexy GQ photos–maybe the most revealing of her career– are tame by the magazine’s standards and clearly signaled that Taylor called the shots… literally. She also talks about love, life and the impact of social media in a new interview. Earlier this year, questions were raised about relationship with model BFF Karlie Kloss. Lately, there’s been tabloid churn over her relationship with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris....

Demi Lovato Hits a Wall With New Pop Song ‘Cool For The Summer’ (Listen!)

Demi Lovato’s new single “Cool For The Summer” appears to have hit a wall that was bound to happen sooner or later. Pop music has become so homogeneous one song now invariably sounds like another and another and another. Not cool. Lovato’s new song from her upcoming album was officially released today (July 1) and immediately drew comparisons with songs by Katy Perry, Jessie J and probably other artists as well....

Katy Perry Feels Bullied After Taylor Swift, Pals Gang Up in Bad Blood Video

Katy Perry is feeling picked on and bullied by Tayor Swift and her posse of pals after Swift’s “Bad Blood” video aired at the Billboard Music Awards. The song and video were a thinly veiled attack on Perry as part of an ongoing feud. Perry felt singled out and humiliated because the video premiered at the Billboard Music Awards, in front of the entire music industry, according to a source. Hayley Williams, Ellen Pompeo, Jessica Alba and Selena Gomez help Swift’s character. Gigi Hadid, Hailee Steinfeld, Lena Dunham and Kendrick Lamar also appeared....

Katy Perry First Look Rocking New Platinum Blonde Hair Do (photo!)

Katy Perry is known for her chameleon-like looks on stage, but she’s never rocked a new hair color quite like this one. Katy goes platinum blonde in a new photo spread for in Wonderland magazine. She looks so good, it’s a wonder she hasn’t tried this before. New hair colors, of course are nothing new for Katy. Last year, she dyed green stripes into her normally dark brunette hair. ...

Selena Gomez Not Being Pursued by James Franco Despite Tabloid Report

James Franco Texting Selena Gomez “24/7 With Date Ideas” the tabloid headline reads. But nothing could be further from the truth. Franco isn’t texting his “Spring Breakers” co-star and definitely isn’t trying to date her, according to our source. Tabloid magazine OK claimed in its latest issue that Franco, who is 14 years Gomez’s senior, is going all out to woo her. This is the same magazine that trumpeted on its cover that Katy Perry is pregnant by on-again, off-again boyfriend John Mayer. That story that already has been widely debunked....

Katy Perry, a Lady in Red in Harpers, Sees Red Over ‘Bullsh*t’ (photos!)

Katy Perry strikes romantic poses in fiery red outfits in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar, but now that the pop queen is about to turn 30, she says she has less time for “bullshit” in her life. Could that mean Taylor Swift? The interview, of course, was conducted well before Swift revealed that one of the songs on her new album 1989 was inspired by her rivalry with an unnamed pop star. Her comments in Rolling Stone magazine sparked intense tabloid speculation that left most fingers pointing at Perry. The connection? ...

Robert Pattinson New Gal Pal May Be the Real Deal, This Time

Robert Pattinson has been spotted hanging out with another alleged new girlfriend, but London tabloids are reporting that singer FKA Twigs may be the real deal… or maybe not. Pattinson’s love life has been the source of frothing tabloid speculation ever since his relationship with Kristen Stewart imploded in July 2012. He’s been linked by tabloids with such celebrities as Katy Perry, Dylan Penn, Sia Furler, Lisa Marie Presley’s daughter, Riley Keough and a handful of others. ...

Taylor Swift Sends a Message With New ‘Shake It Off’ Song, Video (see!)

Taylor Swift sent a clear message with her new song “Shake it Off” and accompanying video–she’s invading pop music for the first time with her new album, titled “1989.” And, she appears to be taking the high road with catchy, uplifting songs that send a positive message to her fans. Swift, who has ruled country music for years, is invading territory now dominated by artists like Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato. Only Lovato and Perry come close to her style. ...

Katy Perry Gets Her Nose Pierced, And Yes, It Really Hurts! (Watch!)

Katy Perry proves once again that singers have way too much time on their hands while touring. Miley Cyrus may constantly get new tattoos, but Katy does one better. She gets her nose pierced. Yes… Ouch! The “Roar” singer has been on the road with her Prismatic World Tour. She was in Cleveland last night (Aug. 14), one of 46 cities on the road trip to promote her latest album PRISM released in Oct. 2013. ...
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