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.
It’s a no from her. Whoopi Goldberg thinks American Idol is to blame for some of society’s problems —seemingly forgetting that the competition show airs on the same network as The View.The 67-year-old EGOT winner shared the opinion during the Wednesday, May 24, episode of The View while the panelists were discussing the Netflix documentary Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me, which hit the streaming service on May 16.
Goldberg argued that viewers tune in to such programming to pass judgement on others.“You have Basketball Wives, you have the Housewives of whatever, all the Bravo shows, giving you the impression that you’re doing something wrong because you’re living your life,” the Sister Act star said. “People watch these shows because they make them feel better. … I think that we, as a society, love to watch stuff to judge folks.”The New York native then turned to View executive producer Brian Teta, who was sitting in the studio audience, asking, “You know, I’ve always thought that the beginning of the downfall of society was with — what’s the name of that show?
I always tell you that.”In order to view the video, please allow Manage CookiesTeta, 46, immediately knew what program the Color Purple actress was referring to, and subtly reminded her that the show shares a network with The View. “ABC’s American Idol?” he replied, eliciting laughter from the audience.Goldberg then quickly tried to backpedal by noting, “Well, it wasn’t always on ABC.” The reality competition series first aired on Fox from 2002 to 2016.
In 2018, it returned, finding its new home on ABC with its current roster of judges — Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.Despite recognizing that ABC is home to both American Idol and the talk show she’sRead more on usmagazine.com