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# Katy Perry

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# dark horse
Singer Katy Perry's 2013 hit Dark Horse copied Christian rap song, jury finds
Perry’s hit Dark Horse bears similarities to Joyful Noise by Flame, who first took a case against the singer in 2014.
# Blackface controversy
Social media is sceptical after Katy Perry designs are pulled amid blackface backlash
Twitter has a thing or two to say about developments.
# Katy4Kate
Katy Perry thinks Meghan Markle could have done with another dress fitting before the big day
‘Kate won’.
# American Idol
This exchange between Ryan Seacrest and Katy Perry gave American Idol viewers the creeps
‘I am so uncomfortable.’
# Olive Branch
Katy Perry sent Taylor Swift a literal olive branch to try to 'clear the air'
Bye bye Bad Blood.
# world of celebs
Katy Perry's mam has written a self-help book for parents with 'demonic' kids... it's The Dredge
Your daily dose of celebrity dirt.
# Katy's Parents
Katy Perry's mam and dad ripped it out of her on TV, and looked like they enjoyed it
Don’t hold back there, Mary.
# Katy Perry
Someone brought up Taylor Swift to Katy Perry at the American Idol auditions
Her face says it all.
# Awkward
Katy Perry gave a teenage American Idol contestant his first kiss and it was pretty inappropriate
The young man has since spoken out about how it made him feel uncomfortable.
# basshunter
10 songs that you'll be surprised to learn are turning 10 this year
It’s 10 years since we sent Dustin to Eurovision.
# blast from the past
Katy Perry was reunited with an old school friend on TV, and then forgot her name
Nope, that’s not it.
# world of celebs
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are apparently a thing again... It's The Dredge
All the celeb dirt you can shake a stick at.
# Katy Perry
Katy Perry says she would like to re-write I Kissed a Girl, and we're all ears
She’s not down with the stereotypes.
# Katy Perry
Katy Perry has been awarded €4.2 million in damages following a legal battle with nuns
This sounds like it could potentially be the plot of a Legally Blonde movie.
# Victoria's secret
This year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in China is turning into a big old mess
Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry were denied visas, and staff are said to be “on the verge of a nervous breakdown.” Eeek.
# Ouch
Katy Perry's being sued by a former stagehand who allegedly lost a toe on her tour
Something to take her mind off the Taylor Swift feud, anyway.
# Paris Fashion Week
Everyone at last night's Chanel fashion show in Paris looked exactly the same
Your nanny’s haircut is this seasons hottest look.
# katy x niall
Katy Perry has called Niall Horan a 'stage 5 clinger''s The Dredge
Your recommended daily allowance of celebrity dirt.
# few scoops
Katy Perry tried her hand at Irish slang like 'I'll smack the arse off ya' and 'Few scoops?'
Just call her Kitty.
# Bad Blood
Katy Perry says Taylor Swift started their beef, and it's 'time for her to finish it'
*rubs hands together*
# swish swish bish
Katy Perry dropped a new song overnight and everyone's convinced it's a Taylor Swift diss track
“Your game is tired/You should retire/You’re ’bout cute as/An old coupon expired” – OH SNAP.
# dark horse
Katy Perry Googles 'hot' pictures of herself when she's feeling insecure
Girl, same. Well… kind of.
# qui-NO-ah
Katy Perry's mates let her pose for photos with quinoa in her teeth and she's raging
Oh NO.
# Bad Blood
Katy Perry threw shade at Taylor Swift in an impromptu Twitter Q&A last night
“If she says sorry, sure!”
# hot n cold
One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests
Philippine officials used the left-field tactic while Barack Obama was in town.
# there will be blood
The latest dig in the Taylor Swift/Katy Perry drama is the harshest yet
Time to move on gals.
# unholy battle
Katy Perry wants to buy a former convent, but the nuns are having none of it
Perry has visited the nuns, reportedly singing for them and telling them that she hopes to live on the property with her mother and grandmother.
# shade
Katy Perry entered into the Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj feud and the world lost it
This is blowing up into a shade battle of epic proportions.
# nun shall pass
These elderly nuns want to stop dirty divil Katy Perry from buying a convent
They aren’t happy with her saucy videos. Not at all.
# the dredge
Katy Perry accidentally shared her phone number with 16 million followers... it's The Dredge
All the best of the day’s celebrity dirt.
# He's alive
Katy Perry is now selling a 'left shark' onesie and the internet is going crazy
This novelty character has staying power.
# jumped the shark
Welp, someone got a 'left shark' tattoo
It was bound to happen.
# left shark
The 18 best internet reactions to Katy Perry's confused shark dancer
Left Shark forever.
# Katy Perry
Missy Elliott played the Super Bowl and some kids had literally no idea who she was
# we like sportz
Here's what we know so far about tonight's Super Bowl halftime show
Katy Perry! Lenny Kravitz! Real lions and sharks (maybe)!
# dark horse
Katy Perry delivered the perfect one-liner at her Super Bowl press conference
Marshawn Lynch would be proud.
# Hozier
Hozier's anthem Take Me To Church named world's most viral song of 2014
Spotify singled out the Bray lad’s breakout hit. And here are the world’s top 10 most streamed tracks…
# (Teenage) Dream Come True
Katy Perry confirmed for Super Bowl show and asks: 'Can you wrap me in bacon?'
Move over Bruno Mars – it’s time for some fireworks.
# the dredge
Miley Cyrus celebrated her 22nd birthday with dildos and pepperoni pizza cake... it's The Dredge
All the very best of the day’s celebrity dirt.
# Feud
Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry feuding over this Irish man?
Oh, the intrigue.