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.
Russell Brand rose to fame back in the naughties and was known for living a rock 'n' roll lifestyle. During that time he was married to Firework singer Katy Perry for just one year before filing for divorce in 2011 and finding love with second wife, Scottish blogger Laura Gallacher.Last night the 48-year-old issued a statement on his YouTube channel denying the 'serious and criminal' allegations made against him.
The star said that he "absolutely refuted" the "serious allegations".The comedian's statement comes after a last minute change to Saturday night's TV schedule which will see a mysterious episode of Channel 4 Dispatches air at 9pm.Russell and his wife seemingly maintain a quiet life away from the spotlight although she comes from a famous family, so who is Laura Gallacher?
Laura Gallacher grew up on one of the most exclusive private estates in the UK, the Wentworth Estate, in Surrey, writes The Mirror.She is the daughter of Scottish golfer Bernard Gallacher, who was a Ryder Cup captain for several European teams, and her sister is Kirsty Gallacher, who is a well-known TV presenter.Laura was a blogger in the past but now works as an author and illustrator and has several bestselling books, including The Joy Journal for Magical Everyday Play: Easy Activities & Creative Craft for Kids and Their Grown Ups.
Russell and Laura dated briefly after meeting in 2007, as they were introduced to each other by her sister Kirsty.At the time, Laura was a 19-year-old art student, while Russell was a 30-year-old TV presenter.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk