Katy Perry booed by ‘American Idol’ viewers after criticizing contestant’s outfit

Katy Perry was booed by the “American Idol” viewers after she criticized a contestant’s outfit selection.

After high 26 contestant Nutsa Buzaladze carried out Grace Potter and the Nocturnals’ “Paris (Ooh La La)” in a shiny silver gown and matching boots, the “Darkish Horse” singer — who judges the competitors present alongside Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie — instructed her that she wanted to put off her signature glittery look.

“Nutsa, each time you are taking the stage it’s such as you glitter bomb the stage,” she mentioned. “Pay attention, one factor that I wish to see from you shouldn’t be one piece of glitter the subsequent time. I do know that’s going to be onerous.”

Nutsa Buzaladze performing on "American Idol."
Contestant Nutsa Buzaladze carried out Grace Potter and the Nocturnals’ “Paris (Ooh La La).”
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Nutsa Buzaladze performing on "American Idol."
She wore a shiny silver gown and matching boots.
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As soon as the group at Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii set free loud boos, Richie, 73, and Bryan, 46, each stood up, shocked on the viewers’s response.

“Katy bought booed!” Bryan exclaimed.

“First time in six seasons,” Perry, 38, responded because the ridicule subsided. “What I’m saying is that I’d such as you to flip the script. I believe we need to be pulled in by our hearts, too. I’d like to see that and America would possibly too.”

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie on "American Idol."
“Pay attention, one factor that I wish to see from you shouldn’t be one piece of glitter the subsequent time. I do know that’s going to be onerous,” the “Darkish Horse” singer instructed the contestant.
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Followers apparently are having a tricky time agreeing with issues Perry has mentioned on this season of “American Idol.”

Final month, the “I Kissed a Woman” singer confronted criticism after she made a “mom-shaming” joke about contestant Sara Beth Liebe being a younger mom of three.


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Earlier than Liebe kicked off her audition, she instructed Perry, Bryan and Richie that she was 25 and had three kids.

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie on "American Idol."
The gang set free loud boos after Perry’s remarks.
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Whereas all three judges regarded stunned, Perry — who shares daughter Daisy, 2, with fiancé Orlando Bloom — stood up and walked behind the desk as Bryan started fanning her.

“If Katy lays on the desk, I believe I’m going to cross out,” Liebe mentioned, to which the mother of 1 replied, “Honey, you’ve been laying on the desk an excessive amount of.”

After Perry’s feedback garnered heavy backlash, Liebe took to TikTok to share her emotions concerning the second.

Katy Perry on "American Idol."
Perry beforehand confronted backlash for making a “mom-shaming” joke about one other contestant, who was a younger mom of three.
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“It was embarrassing to have that on TV, and it was hurtful,” she mentioned within the March 8 clip. “I believe that girls supporting and uplifting different girls is so cool and I believe that mom-shaming is tremendous lame and I believe that it’s onerous sufficient to be a mother and it’s onerous sufficient to be a lady.”

Liebe concluded her video by encouraging younger mothers to “hold loving your infants” regardless of what individuals must say.

“American Idol” airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.