During her recent concert in Nashville, Katy Perry found herself in an unexpected situation due to her love for extravagant stage props. As she was performing her song "Thinking of You" in a stunning crystal-covered gown and wig, accompanied by an acoustic guitar, Perry became stranded on a Saturn-shaped platform suspended by wires. Video footage captured the pop sensation making light of the situation by joking, "This is the first time I've been stuck in space." With her 33rd birthday just around the corner, this incident adds to her list of memorable performance mishaps.
Known for her affinity for eye-catching stage props, Perry's love for extravagance took a turn for the worse during her Nashville concert. She found herself stuck mid-air on a Saturn-shaped platform suspended by wires. Despite her reputation as a "space cadet," Perry candidly revealed to the audience that the platform was actually stuck and asked for their suggestions on what she should do next. Should she tell jokes, share stories, or sing another song? The technical difficulty made her team anxious, but Perry found it amusing and joked with the audience, referring to the moment as a potential "YouTube moment." When the platform started to descend slowly, Perry realized she had to stagedive to avoid potentially injuring the Tennessee crowd.
As the upcoming birthday girl, who is set to turn 33 next week, Perry had just finished performing "Thinking of You" accompanied by an acoustic guitar. She looked stunning in her crystal-encrusted dress and wig. Video footage taken by fans captured Perry's humorous comment about being stuck in space. She confessed to being a bit of a space cadet, but in this case, the situation was all too real. She asked the audience for advice on the best course of action, whether to share humorous anecdotes, narrate stories, or entertain them with another song. Perry also playfully encouraged fans to keep their smartphones ready, as they might witness a YouTube-worthy moment.
In a surprising twist, Perry revealed during her performance that her team had exaggerated a technical issue. She shared an open admission that while wearing in-ear monitors, she heard a divine message. This confession added to the amusement of the crowd, who loved the unexpected turn of events. Perry humorously acknowledged that her attempt to bring outer space to Nashville didn't go as planned, joking that she would have to walk among her fans to make up for it. However, her security quickly escorted her back to the stage after she dived into the lively mosh pit.
After her performance, Perry took to Twitter to thank her fans for their support and for teaching her how to write a genuine song. While the incident in Nashville may have been a mishap, Perry's love for extravagant stage props continues to be a highlight of her Witness concert tour. From dancers to flamingo puppets, floating cuboids, and even the famous Left Shark from the Super Bowl, Perry's tour offers a visually captivating experience. The next stop on her 85-date tour is Missouri's Scottrade Center in St. Louis, where she will be joined by opener Noah Cyrus on Sunday night.
Aside from her music career, Perry has also confirmed her role as a judge on the reboot of American Idol. According to TMZ, she has been offered a staggering $25 million paycheck for the role in the show's 16th season, which is set to premiere on ABC in March. The Swish Swish singer, who recently confirmed that she is single, is surely set for a busy and eventful year ahead.