We've all been there—you share an unflattering post as a "joke" and instead of protestations about your attractiveness level in the comments you get a bunch of "LOLS DAT U" and cry-laughing emojis. WTF?? Just because I showcased my double-chin doesn't mean I'm not a pretty princess. The same thing happened to Katy Perry when she posted a throwback of her looking like a semi-normal woman in an exercise bra with tousled hair, captioned, "I'm proud to announce the cover for my 4th album!...Happy April Fools! Been plotting in the same type of sports bra from my IM and laminated calendar since 99' It's all about the long game..."
This was soon followed by a screen capture of what looks like Facetime with Katy Perry while she's getting a massage. Not nearly as erotic as millions of fanboys have probably imagined:
Naturally, as one of the most famous pop stars on the planet, who is celebrated for her electric blue eyes and other beautiful pairs, she was feeling insecure. So she did what anyone would do and Googled hot pics of herself. Because she's Katy Perry, she was presented with plenty of options and went with this, captioning it, "was feeling insecure about my last two posts so."
High five for sharing that you literally Googled your own name plus the word "hot," Katy Perry. Not everyone gets the same results, unfortunately, though some of us (ahem) have tried. Still, I remain skeptical of this whole set up. If you scroll through her feed, you can see that Katy Perry loves posting unflattering images of herself. This isn't new:
Why? Is she trying to build up a cache for searching "Katy Perry ugly?" Maybe once you've been famous and a sex symbol for long enough, you crave variety. After all, most of the time, she looks like this: