Katy Perry on love
People keep sh-tting on Miley. On Gaga. And Katy Perry, she just skates right through it. Why? Is it because she sings about roaring female empowerment? Is it female empowerment if it’s hollow?
"I am not a feminist, but I do believe in the strength of women." – Katy Perry
Katy Perry covers the new GQ. The interview happened around the time she dressed up like a geisha at the Billboard Awards. She was criticised for the cultural insensitivity. But it turns out, culture had nothing to do with it. It was all about LOVE:
“I was thinking about unconditional love, and I was thinking: Geishas are basically, like, the masters of loving unconditionally.” She’s so earnest, I don’t have the heart to point out that in the gamut of human interactions, the courtesan-patron relationship is, um, maybe the most conditional relationship there is
There. The writer had it right there. God she is dumb, isn’t she?
But that explains everything about Katy Perry, non? It explains her lyrics, from all her albums, from I Kissed A Girl to Teenage Dream and now…
John Mayer. Does unconditional go both ways with these two?
Why do I feel like I’m constantly being told that the responsibility of the woman is to love unconditionally?
Click here to read more from Katy Perry in GQ. She talks about her tits and her virginity.