Katy Perry dishes on Brand divorce, starts own record label
It’s the kind of question that enquiring minds want to know, especially if they can’t pass a checkout line without picking up OK! , Us, and that mag that always seems to have Bat Boy on the cover: what happened between Katy Perry and Russell Brand?
And, now, there’s an answer. Sort of. In a cover story running in the current issue of Hollywood Reporter, pop music’s reigning cheesecake queen finally opens up on her split with the British comedian. After just 14 months of marriage, Brand filed for divorce from Perry last December, citing irreconcileable differences.
Given that, prior to meeting Perry, the comedian pretty much shagged anything with a full set of teeth and a pulse, few expected things to last that long. In the interview, to promote her upcoming movie 3D concert documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me, the singer reveals that there were many nights were she had trouble keeping it together while on tour last year: “There were times when what was going on in my personal life was so overwhelming that I had to bend over to let those tears fall straight out of my eyes and not my false lashes just as I’m about to go up on that ramp and sing ‘Teenage Dream.’”
She added, that despite constant tabloid reports about the nature about the implosion of her relationship with Brand, “Nobody knows what really happened except the two people who are in it.”
Those hoping for more dirt will have to pony up for Part of Me, which opens on July 5.
In the meantime, feel free to send a demo tape to Perry, who has also announced that she’s starting up her own record label. Although said label has no name yet, there are rumours it will be called Check Out Those Fucking Knockers, and that its first three signings will be Scarlett Johansson, Dolly Parton, and Wendy Whoppers.