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.
told the Daily Mail in 2010 of the British comedian who’s well-known for his promiscuity. “So he was intimidated.”On Saturday, Brand, 48, was accused of sexually assaulting, raping and emotionally abusing four women, ranging in ages from 16 to 31, from 2006 to 2013.
He strongly denies the allegations.In another 2010 interview, shortly after Brand announced his engagement to pop star Katy Perry, Bell told the UK’s Daily Record a similar story of her “Marshall” days with the comic, who played her sex-crazed new boyfriend. “He didn’t try to mess with me or get in my pants,” she said. “He knew I would lop his n–s off.”The actress, who was aware of Brand’s messy reputation, added: “Russell loves everyone to know that he’s a womanizer and he’s done all these strange things, but I think secretly hiding inside Russell is a very nice boy.”On a video posted to Brand’s Instagram before the joint investigation from The Times of London, The Sunday Times and Channel 4 Dispatches dropped last weekend, the comic denied all the accusations, saying his sexual relationships “were absolutely, always consensual” and calling the report “a coordinated attack.”The Times reported on Monday that “several women” have come forward with information about Brand since the story’s publication.
And Brand’s manager, Tavistock Wood, has terminated his contract with the comedian.The news has also reignited interest in an even earlier screen role of Brand’s — as a teenager accused of violently assaulting a man on the British crime series “The Bill.”On a 1994 episode of the long-running ITV series that gave many celebs their starts, an 18-year-old Brand played Billy Chase, a petty thief who is arrested for nearly killing a man, cutting up his face and taking.Read more on nypost.com