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View Poll Results: What do you think of Katy Perry?
I hate/dislike her. 23 22.33%
She's okay. 38 36.89%
I love/like her. 29 28.16%
Who? 13 12.62%
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Old March 14 2009, 07:57 PM   #1
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Katy Perry: Your Thoughts?

So, I'm surprised there wasn't a thread for this already, and I couldn't find one if there was.

How do you feel about Katy Perry of 'I Kissed a Girl' fame?

Personally, I fucking hate her.

First, she creates a song with a title that's been done before as a different song, clearly just to get attention. She's a preacher's daughter who tried doing the straight arrow Christian music thing before deciding being a 'bad girl' would be a better career move and was quoted as saying she'd do pretty much anything to get famous.

On top of that, 'I Kissed a Girl' is obnoxious and rather insulting, and if I may stand on my soapbox a moment sets a poor example for women, furthering the idea that you can be a whore to be popular. (And it's not just because girls kissing girls doesn't do anything for me, if it were boys I'd have the same issue.) I don't understand how feminists haven't assassinated her yet.

She has minimal to non-existent talent and is in summary an embodiment of what's wrong with modern music. I hope she goes away quickly, and I strongly suspect she will.

Thoughts?
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Old March 14 2009, 08:22 PM   #2
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I don't like her on the grounds she stole Zooey Deschanel's look.
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Old March 14 2009, 08:29 PM   #3
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not keen, plus I think she actually she REALLY likes Cherry Chapstick.
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Old March 14 2009, 08:58 PM   #4
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I don't like her on the grounds she stole Zooey Deschanel's look.
Another excellent point.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:00 PM   #5
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Anyone who helps promote an end to heteronominative language in the popular culture is cool by me. Plus, she's kinda hot.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:04 PM   #6
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Old March 14 2009, 09:20 PM   #7
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She's a piece of shit just like everyone else who does that worthless kind of music.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:24 PM   #8
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Seems like all she's good for, so have at it.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:36 PM   #9
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When I think of her sometimes I'm hot and sometimes I'm cold, sometimes yes sometimes no....actually, I hate that fucking song!
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Old March 14 2009, 09:38 PM   #10
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She's cute and the song has a good beat. You can dance to it. I give her a nine.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:38 PM   #11
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"I Kissed A Girl..." Is the best song ever.

Katy Perry really cute. I'd do her in heartbeat.

The rest of her music?

Bah.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:42 PM   #12
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"I Kissed A Girl..." Is the best song ever.
Really? Or do you just like it because she's talking about kissing another girl?

That said, I have found myself head-bopping to her at work. It's catchy, but that's all, and she's annoying.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:43 PM   #13
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Trekker4747 wrote: View Post
"I Kissed A Girl..." Is the best song ever.
Really? Or do you just like it because she's talking about kissing another girl?
The latter.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:44 PM   #14
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Well, then that's at least understandable.
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Old March 14 2009, 09:46 PM   #15
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Well, then that's at least understandable.
I mean, how can it not be hot?! She's talking about tasting another girl's lipstick and the excitement of it!

I mean, it's hot!

The video is hot too!

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