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Epic Feud Over? Katy Perry Apologizes to Taylor Swift

'I'm sorry for anything I ever did'

(Newser) - One of the celeb world's more entertaining feuds may be history: Katy Perry is saying nice things about Taylor Swift. Now the world must wait and see whether Swift reciprocates. In an interview with Arianna Huffington while plugging her album Witness, Perry offered this up: "I forgive her,... More »

Katy Perry: Taylor Is Trying to 'Assassinate My Character'

Singer addresses feud with Swift

(Newser) - The Katy Perry-Taylor Swift feud is alive and well. Perry addressed it in late May on James Corden's Carpool Karaoke (indeed, Vanity Fair says the topic was "the centerpiece" of the segment), thanks in part to the fact that she just released a song, " Swish, Swish ,"... More »

Ariana Grande Announces Star-Clogged Manchester Benefit

Show to be held Sunday with Bieber, Perry, Coldplay, Pharrell, and more

(Newser) - Ariana Grande is not only returning to Manchester for a charity concert in the wake of the deadly bombing that followed her last show in the city, she's bringing basically every pop star one could think of. Grande isn't waiting around, either, and announced Tuesday that the show... More »

10 Most Eye-Popping Met Gala Looks

Rihanna declared 'queen of the ball'

(Newser) - High fashion was on display once again at the Met Gala Monday night, and it was all about avant-garde this year, in tribute to honoree Rei Kawakubo, the 74-year-old Japanese creator of the Comme des Garcons label. Some of the most talked-about looks at one of the ritziest nights on... More »

Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom Have Fancy Phrase to Describe Split

Couple is 'taking respectful, loving space'

(Newser) - Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have broken up—or, as their reps put it in a statement to Us , they "are taking respectful, loving space at this time." The singer, 32, and actor, 40, had dated for more than a year, having first gotten together in January 2016,... More »

Clinton Again Emerges, Makes Katy Perry Cry

Surprise presenter took UNICEF stage to say 'we need champions like Katy now more than ever'

(Newser) - Katy Perry gave a "Roar" to Hillary Clinton in a pre-election concert, and Tuesday night Clinton returned the favor. The ex-presidential candidate showed at UNICEF's Snowflake Ball in New York City, serving as a surprise presenter for the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award bestowed upon Perry, per the Hollywood ... More »

Katy Perry Cancels Gig Over 'Emergency,' Fans Blame Hillary

Chinese fans are convinced election loss is the reason for cancellation

(Newser) - Katy Perry blamed a "family emergency" when she canceled a planned Thursday concert in China at the last minute, but many Chinese fans are rolling their eyes at that excuse and pointing to Hillary Clinton's unexpected loss in the US presidential election as the real reason Perry couldn'... More »

Twitter's Most Popular User Got Hacked

Katy Perry is the latest victim

(Newser) - Katy Perry fans were probably surprised when she tweeted a "miss u baby" in the direction of Taylor Swift on Monday. As it turns out, that wasn't Perry making up with her rival pop star—Perry's account was hacked, reports US Weekly . That's quite a feat... More »

Orlando Bloom Found a Way to Make Justin Bieber Really Mad

He's caught on camera making out with Selena Gomez

(Newser) - Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber do not get along, and this is probably not going to help: TMZ says Bloom hooked up with Bieber's ex, Selena Gomez, at a Las Vegas nightclub Friday. Bloom, who has been dating Katy Perry, was photographed getting quite intimate with Gomez at an... More »

10 Celebs You Didn't Realize Voiced Animated Characters

Katy Perry, is that you?

(Newser) - Whose voice is that? You may not have realized these stars rounded up by the Stir were behind animated characters. A sampling:
  1. Kristen Wiig: Lucy in Despicable Me 2 and Miss Hattie in Despicable Me
  2. Amy Poehler: Joy in Inside Out
  3. Zac Efron: Ted in The Lorax
  4. Bill Hader: Flint
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Top 6 Highest-Earning Women in Music

So. Much. Moola.

(Newser) - Forbes published its list of the world's highest-paid women in music this week. And once again Sarah McLachlan is nowhere to be found despite what we assume is a lucrative ad deal with Big Tears . No, it appears the real moneymakers are popular world tours and hit singles.... More »

8 Celebrities Who Got Their Start as Backup Singers

Mariah Carey was a dancer, too

(Newser) - Not everyone skyrockets directly to fame: Ranker lists 24 celebrities who started out as backup singers. A sampling:
  • Katy Perry: When she still went by her birth name of Katy Hudson, she sang backup for P.O.D. and appeared in one of the band's 2006 music videos ("
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Katy Perry Totally Fails at Segway Riding

But her dad makes up for it

(Newser) - Katy Perry: good at singing, not so good at riding a Segway. Perry posted an Instagram video from Burning Man this weekend showing her (while clad in a puffy coat, tiny backpack, and vaguely creepy mask) attempting to spin on a Segway, only to watch it escape from her grasp... More »

Katy Perry Jumps Into Swift-Minaj Tweet Turmoil

Not that she's biased or anything

(Newser) - If the Taylor Swift-Nicki Minaj drama wasn't enough for you, Katy Perry has now jumped into the fray. After Swift chastised Minaj about the latter's VMA nominations complaint , saying, "It's unlike you to pit women against each other," Perry—who has a long history of... More »

11 Celebrities Who've Tried Rainbow-Colored Hair

From Kylie Jenner to Pete Wentz

(Newser) - Rapper Chris Brown and his "Fruit Loop" colored hair may be the latest example of a celebrity sporting rainbow-colored locks, but he's far from being the first in Hollywood to try this beauty trend:
  • Kylie Jenner: The youngest Kardashian sister debuted long, turquoise locks (which may or may
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'Left Shark' Vendor Faces Katy Perry's Legal Wrath

Singer not happy about Fernando Sosa's Super Bowl sculpture

(Newser) - The latest viral meme comes to us courtesy of Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime performance: "Left Shark," a reference to one of the dancers in a shark costume behind Perry as she sang "Teenage Dream" who did not appear to actually know the dance quite as... More »

Katy Perry's Post-Super Bowl Activity: XLIX Tattoo

Plus: Did she or did she not diss Taylor Swift?

(Newser) - Katy Perry will never forget performing at last night's 49th Super Bowl—because after her halftime show was over, she got XLIX tattooed on her finger, the Daily Mail reports. "I thought it would be appropriate to draw blood tonight," Perry captioned an Instagram picture of the... More »

Katy Perry Lets Out 'Roar' at Halftime

But did she diss Taylor Swift?

(Newser) - Did Katy Perry diss Taylor Swift , or just let out a huge roar? The pop princess emerged for her Super Bowl halftime show in a flaming dress riding an enormous mechanical beast and singing her hit song "Roar," reports the New York Times' Super Bowl Blog . As she... More »

Super Bowl Security Hits Even Katy Perry's Outfit

Law enforcement officials taking extra precautions at big game

(Newser) - Security is so tight at the University of Phoenix Stadium that even the costume Katy Perry is planning to wear during tonight's half-time show has been checked. "Katy Perry's stage came in last night," a customs and border protection official tells ABC News . "We've... More »

Katy Perry's Halftime Plan: Diss Taylor Swift?

Super Bowl halftime buzz centers around catty drama

(Newser) - Katy Perry is this year's Super Bowl halftime performer—and the big question is whether Perry will diss Taylor Swift during her performance Sunday. As Time recounts, Swift's recent song "Bad Blood" is reportedly about Perry; Swift hasn't said so specifically, but she admitted in a... More »

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