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.
[Warning: Potentially Triggering Content] A big question many people have right now in light of the horrific allegations against Russell Brand — What is the huge secret Katy Perry has kept all these years about her ex-husband?!
By now you most likely heard that multiple women have come forward to accuse the 48-year-old comedian of rape, sexual assault, and emotional abuse in an massive exposé with The Sunday Times and Channel 4’s Dispatches.
The alleged assaults happened between 2006 and 2013 – which included the time when Katy and Russell were together. Related: Russell Brand’s Agent Knew About Teen Assault Allegations For 3 Years As you may recall, the pair were married in India on October 23, 2010.
However, Russell and Katy ended up divorcing 14 months later after she received a breakup text from him moments before she was supposed to go onstage for a show.Read more on perezhilton.com