Katy Perry is slammed on-line after a ton of american idol followers felt she bullied a contestant throughout an audition in a current episode. Throughout Sunday evening’s episode of the long-running music competitors sequence, 25-year-old mother-of-three Sara Beth Liebe auditioned for the judging panel – Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie – to sing “You Know by Amy Winehouse. I am no good.” Previous to her efficiency, nevertheless, the younger singer acquired some notable friction from Perry.
“Is that this your dream? Perry requested Liebe after the contestant confessed that she would not typically sing in public besides at church or at a karaoke occasion. She then added, “If it isn’t your dream, you will have to depart as a result of there are numerous goals behind you.” Liebe went on to elucidate that she was “all the time processing” the expertise of being away from her youngsters to audition for american idol, prompting Perry to reply, “Freak us out, Freaky Friday.” Liebe then entered the Winehouse traditional, having beforehand defined that she wished to sing Elton John’s “Bennt and the Jets” however had vocal points which she mentioned prevented her from having the ability to ship her greatest interpretation of the track.
As Liebe sang “You Know I am No Good”, Perry started to berate her. “Come on, we’d like extra,” she proclaimed aloud as Liebe sang. Afterwards, Perry mentioned, “That is not sufficient”, then requested, “Strive ‘Bennie and the Jets'”, as a result of she did not consider Liebe had discovered “her dream” but. She added, “Sing prefer it’s your new dream.”
“No extra of that! Maintain on tight,” Perry mentioned as Liebe sang the enduring tune. When she was completed, Perry dubbed Liebe “the unintentional American idol,” including, “I really feel like a comic book e book character simply got here to life.” Perry continued, “Look, if this is not your dream, it will not go far as a result of I additionally respect everybody who walks by that door and can give their life for that golden ticket (to Hollywood).” Ultimately, Perry and Bryan voted to ship Liebe out, whereas Richie was the one one to vote in opposition to her. “Sara Beth, you are within the dream now. Go get your golden ticket,” Perry advised her. “Hurry up earlier than the dream ends!”
After the audition, many individuals on-line expressed points with Perry’s remedy of Liebe. “Boo to Katy Perry for her mom shaming Sara Beth. Insinuating she’s ‘too lay on the desk’ to have 3 children at 25. A younger mom chasing a dream whereas elevating her youngsters must be uplifted, not introduced down,” one particular person mentioned, as reported New York Publish.
“Actually (Katy Perry) has confirmed she would not care about all girls,” another person mentioned, whereas a 3rd particular person added, “I actually do not like the way in which Katy Perry simply handled Sara Beth on (american idol). I do not watch this present in any respect and my TV was already on the channel however what I noticed was not appropriate. They let Katy Perry bully this lady on dwell nationwide tv earlier than she even began singing. So ugly.” New York Publish famous that he has reached out to Perry’s reps for remark, however has not acquired a response as of this writing.