Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Will Be Strong And Empowering (But Not Controversial)
Katy Perry has finally shed some light on her much-anticipated Super Bowl XLIX halftime show (February 1). When asked about recent NFL controversies like Ray Rice‘s suspension over domestic violence charges, the “Dark Horse” hitmaker admitted it was a concern. “We were all watching and asking ourselves questions about what this year would mean,” she told The AP. “But I think that the problem that the NFL is dealing with is a global problem.”
“I’m all about female empowerment and uplifting people’s spirits, and people finding their own voice with songs like ‘Roar’ and ‘Firework’, so maybe there is no better person for the show,” the 30-year-old continues. “Hopefully I can bring that incredible strength and empowerment to people through the performance.” However, don’t expect Katy to make a controversial statement via her performance, which will feature a cameo from Lenny Kravitz.
“Everything I’ve done in my career hasn’t been blatant this or that. It’s always with a wink. It’s a soft-serve sexiness,” Katy said. “My intention is that everyone talks about the music and nothing else… sometimes you can’t control other people. But I will control myself.” If anyone can raise serotonin levels and make people feel better about themselves, it’s the queen of self-empowerment anthems. I’m also happy that she (kind of) confirmed that “Firework” and “Roar” will be on the setlist!
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[Via Digital Spy].
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