Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager.
Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin.
After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.
Katy Perry believes that the world is a video game. The pop superstar has been studying Simulation Theory, which proposes that all of existence is a simulated reality like a computer simulation, an idea that is explored in the sci-fi film series 'The Matrix'.
Katy, 37, said: "I have some freaky thoughts that I entertain. I'm into Simulation Theory, I'm into NPCs. For instance, my brother is a big gamer and he's into Crypto and he was watching the X Games of video gaming, and it was literally video gamers on their computers with their fancy chairs playing FIFA soccer, and there was a stadium full of people watching these people play, it was their avatars.
I was like, 'Isn't that already happening? Isn't that happening with us? Isn't somebody potentially playing with us?' And we're figuring out how to play another game?
Then the Metaverse is the next dimension of our reality? I don't know. "NPC means Non-Player Character, people that are not actively participating in life.Read more on msn.com