Pop star Katy Perry is one of the most recognizable musicians currently on the scene. She is known for her style, her behavior, and her hilarious antics during her performances (looking at you, left shark). Though a lot of Perry’s life as a musician is on display, there are still some facts that many people don’t know about the “California Gurl” singer. Here, we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Katy Perry. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: She Launched and Sold a Product Directly Through Twitter. Perry launched her product, Mad Potion, directly through Twitter. She was one of the first people ever to do this. She made an especially good candidate because of her massive Twitter following.
Number Fourteen: Social Media Has Been a Fundamental Part of Her Career. According to her, “…I was always using technology to connect with people around the world. From the get.” She is very aware of the power that social media has over a celebrity’s life.
Number Thirteen: There Is a Story Behind the Name Mad Potion. Perry named her fragrance Mad Potion for several reasons. She wanted to really emphasize the magical power a fragrance has, and she also references the Mad Hatter in the bottle’s design, which leads to the word “mad.”
Number Twelve: She Has a Go-To Emoji. Perry is a big fan of the emoji that features a face with lines for eyes and one line for a mouth. She likes it because, “…it could mean so many different things but it’s just, ugh.”
Number Eleven: She Embraces Her Darkness. Though Perry is most popular for her upbeat songs, she also embraces her darker side and acknowledges that everybody goes through hard times. She likes to embrace her dark side so people can be aware that they’re not alone.
Number Ten: She Also Loves Her Emotional Songs. Perry is a big fan of her song called “By the Grace of God.” She has lately been focusing on writing more emotional songs that are very personal and directly related to her life.
Number Nine: She Owns Some Strange Things. Perry owns a meditation chair that also provides light therapy, and, according to an interview she did, she is also trying to get a “cryochamber” which she calls “that thing that Michael Jackson slept in.”