Katy Perry Still Bitter About Madonna's Crucifixion Act

January 18, 2011 07:56:59 GMT

'At times, I don't understand why there are artists who play that card,' the daughter of pastors said about blasphemy.

Katy Perry Still Bitter About Madonna's Crucifixion Act
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Katy Perry has taken aim at Madonna for peppering her music, videos and performances with religious references, insisting she hates it when artists take spirituality "lightly". The "Firework" hitmaker is the daughter of two pastors and, despite her racy performances, is a dedicated Christian.

And the singer admits it upsets her when pop acts use faith as a gimmick for their gigs, blasting the "Material Girl" - who has had a notoriously strained relationship with the Catholic church - for daring to perform on a cross during her 2006 Confessions tour.

She says, "For me, spirituality is something very important and I don't like it when people take it lightly. At times, I don't understand why there are artists who play that card, like when Madonna gets up on a cross to sing."

And Perry's distaste for blasphemy has forced her funnyman husband Russell Brand to clean up his stand-up act. She adds, "Russell has made very blasphemous jokes in the past, but he's making fewer all the time because he knows that I am very sensitive about this subject."


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posted by Bellamia on Jan 24, 2011
Madonna is an old scrubber wbo does not care about anyone or anything, at least Katy is saying that she thinks using Religious iconogrpahy is wrong, that is very different to falling in love with and sleeping with your husband whatever his past. Katy is the future, Madonna is the past!
posted by mlg on Jan 24, 2011
She's just standing up for what she believes in. You can't help it if you get offended about something. She can voice her opinion. Also, Katy Perry is MARRIED to Russell Brand. They are not having pre-marital sex. That's their business. What she's offended by is performed in front of hundereds of thousands of people. Religion is a touchy subject and if you mock it, people WILL get offended. She has every right to voice how she feels.
posted by trish on Jan 21, 2011
if she is so religious, shouldn't she know better that adultery is one of the biggest sins? considering the fact that her husband was someone who slept around all the time...?
posted by Bianca on Jan 18, 2011
BTW, if she's so sensitive about Russel making those jokes, why the hell did she marry him anyways?
posted by Bianca on Jan 18, 2011
Gee, I thought she was more free-spirited than that. I may not a be a 100% Madonna fan, but I don't think that the cross was that big of a deal.
posted by lilkunta on Jan 18, 2011
She has pre marital sex. She is not sensitive to that?
posted by Blah on Jan 18, 2011
Perry is ridiculous. She trashes everyone and anyone. She trashed Ke$ha, she trashed Lady Gaga, and now she's trashing Madonna? Who does she thinks she is? She's just another generic pop singer who got away with a record deal for her looks. I used to like Katy Perry, but what a tool.

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