Katy Perry said something that could be seen as critical of Beyonc and Shakira's music. Here's how she responded to the claims she was dissing other pop stars.
and Shakiraare two of the biggest pop stars alive, however, Katy Perrymade a comment abut their music that could be seen as shady. More specifically, she compared Beyonc and Shakiras work to music from earlier pop stars. Afterward, Perry clarified her comment and had some harsh words for the news media. Beyonc and Shakira | Kevin Mazur/WireImage Katy Perry didnt want to release a song that sounded like this Beyonc and Shakira hit The 2010s were a phenomenally successful decade for Perry and Rihanna. The Washington Postreports Perry discussed the possibility of collaborating with Rihanna during a 2012 interview with BBC Radio 1. While entertaining the possibility, Perry discussed Beautiful Liar, a duet between Beyonc and Shakira. I was telling her, you know that Eurythmics song with Aretha Franklin, Annie Lennox, Sisters Are Doin It For Themselves? Perry said. Thats like the kind of song that Id want to do instead of, like, Hips Dont Lie, which was still a great song by Shakira and Beyonc. I mean, not Hips Dont Lie, whats that duet? Beautiful Liar. She continued, I loved it, but I definitely want to do something that is just kind of like, so iconic. Beautiful Liar How Katy Perrys Tight, Sexy Dress Inspired a Britney Spears Hit Katy Perrys subsequent comments about Beyonc and Shakira Perrys comments could be interpreted as a slight against both Beyonc and Shakira. At the same time, her comments simply could be interpreted as a slight against Beautiful Liar rather than either artists work as a whole. Perry, on the other hand, took to her Twitteraccount to say she wasnt dissing anyone. F*ck all yall (press) dat thinks I dissed anyone, puhlez, u havin a slow news day or what?! she wrote. Get a life, cuz its not mine! #hoodratcominout. She also tweetedIf ya ears are filled with wax its time to get a cleanse boo. Other comments Perry made about Beyonc and Shakira are unambiguously positive. For example, she discussed the topic of role models with Womens Wear Daily In that interview, she said With Beyonc and Rihanna its very obvious they know what they are doing and you can see that they are micromanaging as well. They are multitaskers. During the lead-up to Super Bowl LIV, she tweetedYou got this @JLo &@shakira #PepsiHalftime. This message of support was notable as Perry previously performed at the Super Bowl. Perry may dislike Beautiful Liar, but she never criticized Beyonc and Shakira as people nor their work as a whole. Sisters Are Doin It for Themselves RELATED: Beyonc and Aaliyah Auditioned for the Same Role in the Early 2000s Cult Classic Josie and the Pussycats Was Sisters Are Doin It for Themselves more popular than Beautiful Liar? Perrys comments seemed to elevate Sisters Are Doin It for Themselves over Beautiful Liar. That doesnt mean the public felt the same way. Sisters Are Doin It for Themselves reached No. 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 On the other hand, Beautiful Liar reached No. 3 on the same chart Regardless of what Perry said, Beautiful Liar seems to have resonated more with audiences. 2021 Showbiz Cheat Sheet, All Rights Reserved.