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 has broken her silence on social media for the first time since allegations emerged accusing her ex-husband Russell Brand of rape, sexual assault and emotional abuse.The Hollywood actor has vehemently denied all allegations, which were made by four women and broke in the news following the release of The Times investigation and Channel 4's Dispatches documentary Russell Brand: In Plain Sight on Sunday, 17 September.
Russell, 48, who told fans he couldn't speak about the allegations at his live comedy show, also said in a video statement on his Instagram page that all sexual relationships he has had have always been completely "consensual".
Katy, 38, has decided to remain quiet on the allegations, instead posting a fiery promotional snap of her new line of footwear.The American star, who is now engaged to Australian actor Orlando Bloom, 46, is releasing a brand new range of colourful cowboy boots.
The boots, which are in electric blue, hot pink and an array of other bold colours, fit in perfectly with the Firework hitmaker's eclectic personality and styles.Read more on ok.co.uk