The Daily Star reports that the Los Angeles marital home shared by Katy Perry and Russell Brand, which Perry still resides at, is being drastically altered by the pop star to the tune of $1 million in refurbishing. “Katy’s fed up of having memories of Russell everywhere,” a source told the British tabloid. “They bought the house together last year after getting married but she’s decided to completely refurbish it.” Changes include changing the color inside and adding “crazy decor and furnishings.”
Russell Brand appeared on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Thursday, where the British comedian talked about his failed marriage to Katy Perry. “I still love her as a human being,” Brand said. “But, sometimes when you’re in a relationship I suppose it doesn’t work out, does it? But that doesn’t mean I regret it or anything. I was very happy to be married with her. She’s such a beautiful human being and I just have only love and positivity for her.” Video of the comments at kaltura.com have since been removed.
Katy Perry has been linked to Florence and The Machine guitarist Rob Ackroyd, and a source tells Look magazine that the new romance is positive for the pop star after ending her marriage with British comedian Russell Brand. “He’s a super-lovely, sweet, romantic guy who will treat her like a princess,” the insider explained. “And after everything that happened with Russell, that’s just what she needs – but he’s also got this bad boy side and that’s exactly her type.”
Katy Perry was among the celebrities at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, rocking purple hair. Others in attendance were Florence Welch of Florence and The Machine, and actors Elijah Wood and Lea Michele. Watch footage of them all at the annual event from ITN below.
Among Katy’s Twitter messages from the festival (@katyperry):
last night was spiritual #radiohead
Do you think we will actually see a hologram tonight or it will simply just be a contact high? #snoopanddre #coachella
I think I might have cried when I saw Tupac. #coachella
A friend of Katy Perry tells UsMagazine.com the pop star is already pining for her ex-husband Russell Brand, despite displaying a completely different emotion on her song ‘Part of Me’. “Katy’s been trying to get him back,” the pal insisted. “She’s a lost soul right now.”
Triggering Perry’s feelings was a trip to India earlier this month, the location where the 27-year-old married the British comic in 2010.
Katy Perry’s quote about her fame in the May issue of Teen Vogue has the pop singer playing defense. Perry told the magazine, “I’m tired of being famous already, but I’m not tired of creating. Fame is, I think, just a disgusting by-product of what I do.”
The 27-year-old told her Twitter followers (@katyperry) in reaction to the reaction:
Oh the joy of something verbally said being taking out of complete context in PRINT. This is why there’s a continuous ?/? for the media world
You see, the fame quote was spoken in jest (which is typical of me) BUT it’s not really about that. The fact is: my success, & you my fans have afforded me the most incredible luxury: to grow as an artist & a human. THAT, I could not be more grateful for.
Katy Perry is out with the music video to her new single ‘Part Of Me’, off the Santa Barbara, California pop singer’s ‘Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection’ re-release, out today on Capitol Records.
“It feels like my life plays out with these songs. I feel like I’m in some kind of weird ‘Truman Show’. It’s crazy,” Perry said about the song and video mirroring her personal life and failed marriage with British comic Russell Brand. “I guess the universe is kind of – we’re dancing together in some weird way.”
Watch the Ben Mor directed video via YouTube below.
Katy Perry checked in with her Twitter followers (@katyperry) earlier today, the first time the pop star has posted on the micro blogging service since December 26th, before it was announced she and Russell Brand were getting a divorce. The 27-year-old thanked supporters and lashed out at media who have been reporting gossip coming from unidentified sources about what led to the end of the 14-month marriage to the British comedian. Perry writes:
I am so grateful for all the love and support I’ve had from people around the world. You guys have made my heart happy again.
Concerning the gossip, I want to be clear that NO ONE speaks for me. Not a blog, magazine, “close sources” or my family.
Sarah Orzechowski, who is Brendon Urie’s fiance, got a kick out of news in the New York Post suggesting that Katy Perry was celebrating New Year’s Eve at Soho House in West Hollywood with a mystery man. Turns out it was Sarah and the Panic! at the Disco singer. Sarah said on her Tumblr blog:
My friend Linda and I are laughing pretty hard right now. That whole little story is about me and all of us that spent NYE together at Soho House- the whole time we were there people were coming up to us asking if I was Katy Perry. That one “guest” they mentioned that came up to me – I could barely hear what he was saying so I just nodded in confusion… and somehow that gets turned into this! That “mystery guy” was Brendon. Hahah. SO crazy, but hilarious. I now see how easy it must be for these people to make up rumors about celebrities, I feel so bad! Get your stories right terrible reporters!
According to E! Online, Katy Perry may have to be shelling out millions to Russell Brand in wake of their divorce, since the pop star made about $45 million during the marriage thanks to touring and endorsements, while the comedian made between $6 million to $8 million during that time frame. Presuming the couple had a California marriage license after their Indian wedding, the state’s laws say Brand is entitled to half of their joint earnings during the marriage.