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.
Amid the onslaught of criminal sexual assault and abuse accusations against Russell Brand, a past interview from his ex-wife, Katy Perry, is now making rounds on social media.
An explosive exposé published by the Sunday Times on Saturday detailed four women’s accounts of sexual and emotional abuse with Brand, which he denied as “disturbing.” READ MORE: Russell Brand Denies ‘Very, Very Serious Criminal Allegations’ About His ‘Promiscuous’ Past Around the time Perry’s smash single “Roar” hit the airwaves in 2013, the Las Vegas residency performer interviewed with Vogue, in which she subtly hinted towards Brand’s “secret” amid her “controlling” and “hurtful” marriage to the British comedian and podcast host.
The California-born pop star told the fashion mag she was undoubtedly “in love” with Brand following their exotic wedding in India in 2010.
However, their vows immediately shattered when she received a breakup text 14 months later on New Year’s Eve in 2011. “At first when I met him he wanted an equal and I think a lot of times strong men do want an equal but then they get that equal and they’re like, ‘I can’t handle the equalness.’ He didn’t like the atmosphere of me being the boss on tour.Read more on etcanada.com