Katy Perry Reveals That This Will Be Her Final Season on ‘American Idol’

Who is Katy Perry?

Katy Perry is a well-known American singer, songwriter, and television personality. She rose to fame with her hit songs like “I Kissed a Girl,” “Firework,” and “Roar.” Perry has also served as a judge on the popular television show ‘American Idol.’

Personal Life

Katy Perry, born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson on October 25, 1984, in Santa Barbara, California, is a renowned singer-songwriter with a colorful personal life. She grew up in a conservative Christian household, where her parents were both pastors. Perry’s interest in music developed at a young age, and she began pursuing a career in the industry after dropping out of high school. Over the years, she has been romantically linked to several high-profile celebrities, including Russell Brand, whom she married in 2010 before divorcing in 2012. In 2017, she became engaged to actor Orlando Bloom, and they welcomed their daughter, Daisy Dove Bloom, in August 2020. Perry has been open about her struggles with mental health issues, including depression and suicidal thoughts, which she addresses through therapy and meditation. She is also an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and has received numerous awards for her contributions to music and activism. Despite facing criticism and controversy throughout her career, Perry continues to be a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, known for her bold fashion choices, vibrant personality, and catchy pop anthems.

Final Season

During her appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” this Monday, Perry disclosed the news about her upcoming plans. She shared, “This fall, in September, I’ll be participating in the grand music festival in Brazil known as Rock in Rio. It’s tremendously thrilling, especially for my Brazilian fans.” Perry hinted, “Considering this, I believe this upcoming season of ‘Idol’ will likely be my final one.”

Since 2018, Perry has served as a judge on the show alongside Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan. Expressing her affection for ‘Idol,’ she stated, “I hold a deep love for Idol. It has linked me with the essence of America. However, I crave to follow the rhythm of my own heart.”

Further confirming her decision, Perry took to Instagram to share the news, captioning, “Let’s engage in two truths and a lie: 1. I triumphed over @usher in Monopoly Deal. 2. I’m headlining Rock in Rio this September. 3. This marks my farewell season on @americanidol.”


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