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2 People Accuse Katy Perry of Sexual Misconduct

Male actor in one of her videos says she exposed his genitals at a party
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 16, 2019 9:32 AM CDT
Katy Perry and Josh Kloss on the set of the "Teenage Dream" music video in 2010.   (YouTube)

(Newser) – Two people in four days have accused Katy Perry of sexual misconduct, including the actor who starred opposite the pop star in her "Teenage Dream" music video. It was "one of the most confusing, assaulting, and belittling jobs I've ever done," Josh Kloss wrote Sunday on Instagram, adding that Perry "called the act of kissing me 'gross' to the entire set" in 2010. But the worst came two years later, per BuzzFeed, when Kloss saw the woman who was "still my crush" at a birthday party for Perry's stylist, Johnny Wujek. "As I turned to introduce my friend, she pulled my Adidas sweats and underwear out as far as she could to show a couple of her guy friends and the crowd around us, my penis. Can you imagine how pathetic and embarrassed I felt?" Kloss wrote, adding he was "treated like a prostitute."

Kloss said he was "censored" by Perry's team to protect the singer's image but ultimately decided to speak out to show that "females with power are just as disgusting" as men. Wujek wasn't having it. "Katy would never do something like that. We all know about your on going obsession with her," he commented, per the Los Angeles Times. "Remember you texted me saying how you're in love with her and you wrote her a song?" responded jewelry designer Markus Molinari, per BuzzFeed. Yet a female TV presenter in the country of Georgia has now made a similar accusation. Citing a Russian newspaper, Consequence of Sound reports Tina Kandelaki claims Perry touched her inappropriately and repeatedly tried to kiss her at an industry party. The time and place are unclear. (Perry was previously criticized for this kiss.)

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