Her new single Part Of Me may be an instant hit, but Katy Perry swears up and down that it’s not about ex husband Russel Brand.
“I wrote it two years ago, which is funny because everybody is like ‘God, it sounds so current.’ Some people that I work with were like, ‘You should just say you wrote it a couple of weeks ago.’ I’m like, ‘I’m not a d—, I’m going to tell the truth.’ I wrote it two years ago when I was writing and recording Teenage Dream, [but] it didn’t feel right on the record.
“Sometimes I’m like, ‘Am I living in The Truman Show?’ … What’s going on?’ It just feels like sometimes I’m caught in this movie where my life is paralleling my music! It seems very serendipitous, but, as un-fun as it sounds, I prepare everything. I’m overly prepared and kind of a control freak in the best of ways.”
Its release was pretty well timed though, wasn’t it?