Announces first shoe line
Perry gears up to launch her very first shoe line, Katy Perry Collections, which will open on katyperrycollections.com on February 16. Perry says she named each of the pieces in the collection after her friends and family. These include The Hillary shoe which is named after Hillary Clinton and The Lena, named after Lena Dunham.
I’ve been courting this idea for several years. For half my career, people have been asking me when I’m getting into fashion. It’s always been simmering under the surface, but I wanted to do it the right way and be the real creative contributor. This is something that I’ve created from the bottom up…I’m a big fan of very unique shoes. There are so many different vibes [in the line] because that’s who I am, and I love so many different things. They all represent my personality and the many moods and characters I’ve displayed throughout my life and career. Fashion is a way to express yourself, so I wanted to make personality pieces that will help you put an exclamation mark at the end of your wardrobe. We can say we’re funny or romantic or serious or sarcastic just by how we display ourselves.
Will perform at 59th Grammy Awards
The Recording Academy announces that Perry will perform at the 59th Grammy Awards. She joins the lineup that includes John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, Bruno Mars, among others.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) February 7, 2017
McGregor, Skeeter armwrestle
Perry tweets a photo of McGregor armwrestling Skeeter.
In the documentary Brand: The Second Coming, Brand says his relationship with Perry started to break down following a 2010 visit to Africa for Comic Relief.
The stuff in Africa hit me really hard. I’m associated with the very thing I detest: vapid, vacuous, plastic, constructed, mindless celebrity…That’s the very sea we’re swimming in, ‘Oh, who’s he? He’s married to Katy Perry’.
Brand’s close friend Noel Gallagher recounts the moment he knew the pair were destined for divorce.
[Russell] calls me up once and says, ‘What happens when she wants to watch a film and I want to watch another film? It’s doing my head in!’. And I was like, ‘Just let her watch the f*****g film.’ I knew at that point this ain’t gonna go much further.
Supports Clinton in Iowa
Bill Clinton and Perry give their support to Hillary, at a rally in Iowa.
I stand and I march with Hillary. I believe in her future, her vision. I believe in her policies. I believe in equal rights for men, women.
Y’know, sometimes it’s important. You just have to roar about what you have to fight for.
Kissed by fan0 Comments
At a concert in Rio de Janeiro, Perry is kissed and groped by a female fan who comes onstage. The fan keeps wrapping her arms around Perry while they take selfies together.
She’s kissing my neck!…I think she’s rolling.
Falls off Segway at Burning Man
Perry falls of her Segway at Burning Man.
Poses with Presidents
Perry poses in an instagram of her between President Clinton and President Bush, and jokes that she might even be next.
Convent property dispute
Perry is in the middle of a legal dispute over the ownership of a former Catholic convent in the city’s Los Feliz neighborhood near downtown L.A. The hilltop property, with a swimming pool and a sweeping view of the San Gabriel Mountains, was once home to Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Archbishop Gomez says the property was entrusted to the diocese in 2005 and wants to sell the property to Perry for $14.5 million, but the nuns, who believe the property is theirs, have already entered into an agreement to sell it to real-estate developer Hollister for $15.5 million. Hollister plans to turn the property into a hotel, restaurant and bar, while Perry wants to use the building as her home. Archdiocese:
Unfortunately, the Archdiocese had to take civil action to protect against the unauthorized action by Ms. Hollister, which was undertaken after the preferred transaction had been accepted in consultation with the Sisters.
One of the sisters was not happy about Perry’s work:
Well, I found Katy Perry and I found her videos and … if it’s all right to say, I wasn’t happy with any of it.
They said, however, that when Perry visited the sisters, she performed a gospel song and dressed conservatively.
Time Out Hong Kong interview
Perry gives an interview to Time Out Hong Kong. She discusses her strengths, being a pop star, and whether she is a spiritual person.
I’ve got my rose quartz [opens hand to reveal a heart-shaped pink crystal]. You keep this one on your heart because it’s for healing and attracting love – all kinds of love. Just good energy.
On Air interview
Seacrest interviews Perry during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about The Prismatic World Tour world television premier.
The Prismatic World Tour is crazy and it’s not a joke. We did 127 shows. I’m very tired, obviously, but still standing, still kicking, and I feel about 56 years-old right now. Well everybody should tune in because I got to film this amazing show. And I’m very proud of it, and it’s an amazing show full of a lot of the songs people are familiar with, because I always know that it’s always very important when going to tour is to sing the songs that people have made memories to. I created like seven different worlds. There’s so many different costumes and things to look at and wonderful remixes.
Perry appears on the cover of Elle. Perry discusses the challenges of performing the Super Bowl halftime show.
In my show, I am boss daddy. I am boss mommy. They call me Boss. Everything goes through my eyes; I call all the shots, 100 percent of it. With the NFL, I have to be accountable to several levels of red tape. There are many committees I have to go through for my costumes, the budgets of my show, every interview—everything, I have to report to somebody. So I am no longer the boss; I have to relinquish that control. We love this opportunity, but once you decide you’re gonna do the Super Bowl, you’re gonna have no f-cking life for six months. It is the biggest thing. Anyone that’s ever done it has been scared shitless. You stay off the Internet for the five days afterward.
Regular acupuncture sessions0 Comments
Since Perry suffers from chronic knee pain from all of the constant performing she does on stage, she has regular acupuncture sessions to help treat it.
My knees are giving out on me now. I do acupuncture every two or three days…I tour with a stage that goes from the house to the back of the house with a triangle thrust that is a moving treadmill, like I think I’m some kind of Olympic athlete.
Super Bowl performance
Perry performs the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIX.
I’m the only person in Super Bowl history to bring a lion and sharks to the show.
Wins three AMAs0 Comments
Perry snags three awards at the American Music Awards including, Single of the Year for Dark Horse, Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock and Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary. Perry, on tour in Australia, does not attend the ceremony.
Criticizes Australian paparazzi0 Comments
Perry lashes out at Australian paparazzi via Twitter after being ‘stalked’ while trying to walk the beach alone.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 22, 2014
To perform during Super Bowl halftime show0 Comments
Perry agrees to perform at the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show on February 1, 2015. The announcement comes less that a week after Perry discusses performing at the Super Bowl during her appearance on ESPN’s College GameDay.
We have had some conversations, and I would be honored, of course. But I have let them know that I’m not the kind of girl who would pay to play the Super Bowl. The ball is in their field.
GQ Mexico cover
Perry appears on the cover of the October 2014 issue of GQ Mexico magazine. She talks about how she is 100% natural, how she prayed for bigger boobs when she was 11, and how she isn’t planning on getting married.
Harper’s Bazaar cover
Perry appears on the cover of the October 2014 issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine. She talks about what she’s learned from past relationships, what she wants in future relationships, and where she meets guys.
Well, I’m not really on the street. It’s usually just through friends of friends. We have a lot of dinner parties. I’m definitely not on Tinder, even though I joke about it.
Ice Bucket Challenge: Katy Perry
Katy Perry accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Madonna/