Katy Perry On Image: “I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Go Back To Dark Hair”

Published: Sunday 22nd Dec 2019 by Sam

Katy Perry is renown for rocking a variety of looks, but her most pronounced trademark has been her dark hair.

Indeed, aesthetically when she hit the scene she halted Pop’s long-running obsession with  endless assembly line of blonde starlets.

Recent times have seen her pivot from her established look and some have attributed this to her shaky chart trajectory of late. Almost like a modern music take on Samson in the Bible.

But for those hoping for the return of the “Katy Perry” circa ‘I Kissed A Girl’ and ‘Teenage Dream,’ it doesn’t look like it’ll be happening anytime soon.

Find out why below…

Speaking to VH1 India during a promotional trip, the American Idol judge explained:

“I don’t think I will ever go back dark [with my hair]. Because I think it was good for the time. You know, it was great. But I love the blonde because it brightens things. You know, it’s like walking with a constant balance. And I like what it does with my eyes. So I think I’m gonna stay blonde for a while. But maybe transition into more of a honeydew.”

[Watch from 7.41 mark]

Fandom can be fickle, especially for acts like Katy whose catalogue is largely comprised of cuts catered to casual listeners and whose image has been sold as something very specific.

As such, elementary as it may sound, we don’t think it entirely far-fetched to believe that her popularity took a dip when she drove her look in a direction the GP weren’t familiar with.

At the same time, this is yet another case point example of the reality that artists aren’t inanimate objects; but rather human beings who have the propensity to embrace, crave, and race towards change.

So, as Ms. Perry continues to mount her comeback campaign, she’ll have to strike the right balance between appeasing her audience and making sure she doesn’t lose self.

Popping music is a big piece of that puzzle, but as the unfortunate tanking of latest single ‘Harleys In Hawaii’ showed, she’ll have to tinker with more to magnetise the masses again. What should she do? Let us know…

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  1. No ma’am December 22, 2019

    …and her career wept 😭😭😭

    • Done December 22, 2019

      Dark hair is not the only thing she’ll never go back to… to ten too

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 23, 2019

      Are u a Katy fan? It sounds like you’re more of a hater

      • LeadPussycattdollsNicole December 23, 2019

        @sipLizzoJuice no he’s not being a hater. He’s just saying that when Katy switched to Ellen’s haircut then to blonde hair, her original fan base didn’t like it at all, a lot of them , they stop buying her music

    • PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

      She will bounce back again!

  2. Meme December 22, 2019

    She needs to. I can’t take her serious with any other color hair.

    • Drinkmybussyjuice December 22, 2019

      You know i was thinking the same thing. Its funny how something as little as hair can have such an impact.

    • 🙋🏿‍♀️Jazzy Da Bi Asian 💁🏿‍♀️Not 👹 TROLLmine 💁🏿‍♀️Nor 🗑 TRASHmine December 22, 2019

      Well if someone’s hair color makes you take or not take them seriously (regardless if the music is good or not) it simple means only one thing- you’re immature. That’s how kids think.

      • Meme December 22, 2019

        Ok well I am immature then.

      • Queen Nicki Minaj December 23, 2019

        I kissed a girl and I liked it

      • sipLizzzoJuice December 23, 2019

        @queennickiminaj

        Damn gurl u been kissing some goose

      • PinotNoir December 24, 2019

        Celine Dion’s late manager lost $2 M. filming, for a DVD, the first 2 years of her Vegas residency. Consensus was that focus groups (and fans) felt destabilized by her sudden blonde pixie cut and wished she’d go back to her signature hair. That same week, Celine sat 10 hours while a long, caramel weave and extensions were put in for the famous mic problem Luther Vandross Grammy tribute. So, hair for a female artist seems to matter.

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

      Jealousy is the ugliest trait

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 23, 2019

      Lolgirl plz

    • LeadPussycattdollsNicole December 23, 2019

      @Meme you’re funny but I also like her with black hair😭😭😭😭😭

  3. 🙋🏿‍♀️Jazzy Da Bi Asian 💁🏿‍♀️Not 👹 TROLLmine 💁🏿‍♀️Nor 🗑 TRASHmine December 22, 2019

    She can do what she wants. She’s an Uber successful, GROWN AŚŠ WOMAN, who has had success in music for over a decade and will be able to tour off her hit filled catalogue for the rest of her life. Imagine being a Mega-millionaire and changing your hair color just so a bunch of insecure, broke fans can feel like they’re approving your arts aesthetic. It’s ALWAYS the miserable ones 😂😂🤦🏿‍♀️🤦🏿‍♀️🤦🏿‍♀️🤦🏿‍♀️ Do you Katy 💁🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

      Exactly I agree with u

    • LeadPussycattdollsNicole December 23, 2019

      I am totally yes for going for what makes u happy Katy lol

  4. Mira December 22, 2019

    Rather fascinating… NOT!

    • PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

      And who are you?

  5. Ratedxxx December 22, 2019

    Her black hair made her seem different from the other pop girls..
    Now she looks basic as fugg…

    Not everyone can pull off blond hair..

    And she’s not it

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

      And Beyoncé can pull it off?

      • Queen Nicki Minaj December 23, 2019

        Lol Beyonce doesn’t look good in bleach blonde either

        She looked better in dark blonde or brunette, or natural black hair.

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 23, 2019

      @ratedxxxx gurl I’m with you on this!

      • sipLizzzoJuice December 23, 2019

        Just kidding🤣🤣🤣
        Seriously she can have the hair color she wants

  6. Ugghh December 22, 2019

    Maybe Auburn/brown, hazelnut, chestnut, oak then? Any fûcking color but blonde sweetie. It’s not cute. Plus with her gimmicky videos and lyrics it makes her look cheesy and dumb.

  7. XYZ December 22, 2019

    It makes you look like a suburban mom, thats what blonde is doing. Black hair did something with your eyes, cause they are blue and people love that contrast. Blonde does not even suit you.

    • PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

      I hate you for posting this 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
      I almost fell in the chair

  8. #TheTruth December 22, 2019

    Whatever she likes.
    I personally think she looks much better with black hair.
    But whatever she likes better.

  9. I love big black c** December 22, 2019

    Sorry hunny, once u go black and u can’t go back. Size matters

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

      Lmfao! U random

    • PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

      What the hell!?! Everyone has their own preference

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

      Spam alert!

  10. Only facts December 22, 2019

    Dark hair is her only chance at getting back to her chart slaying days. The second she died it blonde and stopped working with Dr Luke, her career died. Karma for going after Britney came back didn’t it, Katy?

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 23, 2019

      U again hhhoeee 😤

  11. sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

    Who voted for Katy in TGJ Artist of Decade? I did!

    👍👍👍✌️✌️👑👑👑👑👑

    She almost beat Taylor in #1 spot

    • Queen Nicki Minaj December 23, 2019

      Damn I knew it was u😲😲😲

    • PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

      Thank you for voting for Katy Perry! She deserved the #1 spot!

  12. sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

    TGJ Artist is The Decade is Katy Perry

    • Queen Nicki Minaj December 23, 2019

      Girl it’s Taylor Swift the number one
      Katy is #2

  13. Moti25 December 22, 2019

    Kiss your career goodbye. I’m finally over her!

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

      #NeverReallyOver

  14. MissKeriBaby December 22, 2019

    United World Chart ALBUMS (Worldwide Weekly Sales)

    week 51 / 2019 – December 21

    compiled and provided by mediatraffic
    1. The Who – Who- 177, 000
    2. Camila Cabello – Romance 171,000
    3. Exo – Obsession- 119.000
    4. Roddy Ricch – Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial- 116.000
    5. Soundtrack – Frozen II
    Walt Disney – 111.000
    6. Michael Bublé – Christmas
    Reprise – 104.000
    7. Robbie Williams – The Christmas Present
    Columbia – 103.000
    8. Post Malone – Hollywood’s Bleeding
    Republic – 99.000
    9. Coldplay – Everyday Life
    Parlophone / Atlantic – 97.000
    10. Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
    Darkroom / Interscope – 94.000
    11. Taylor Swift – Lover / Republic Records – 93,000

    • sipLizzzoJuice December 22, 2019

      I🧐🤔

    • LeadPussycattdollsNicole December 23, 2019

      Wow I’m surprised 😮

  15. PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

    🎶🎶🎶
    Isn’t it strange that you used to know me?
    All the highs and lows and in-betweens
    And now you see me and just say, “Hey”
    Isn’t it weird that you’ve seen me naked?
    We had conversations ’bout forever
    Now it’s ’bout the weather, okay
    And I just can’t believe
    We went from strangers to lovers to strangers in a lifetime
    Now just memories
    We’ve gone from strangers to lovers to strangers
    Yeah
    Acting like we never met
    Faking like we just forget
    We were lovers
    And now there’s nothing left but small talk
    Had every inch of your skin
    There’s nowhere your hands haven’t been
    Ain’t it funny?
    ‘Cause now there’s nothing left but small talk
    Isn’t it strange that you used to know me?
    All the highs and lows and in-betweens
    And now you see me and just say, “Hey”
    Isn’t it weird that you’ve seen me naked?
    We had conversations ’bout forever
    Now it’s ’bout the weather, okay
    And I just can’t believe
    We went from strangers to lovers to strangers in a lifetime
    Now just memories
    We’ve gone from strangers to lovers to strangers
    Yeah
    Acting like we never met
    Faking like we just forget
    We were lovers
    And now there’s nothing left but small talk
    Had every inch of your skin
    There’s nowhere your hands haven’t been
    Ain’t it funny?
    ‘Cause now there’s nothing left but small talk

    🎼🎼🎼

    • LeadPussycattdollsNicole December 23, 2019

      Love that song btw

  16. PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

    🎼🎼🎼🎼
    Isn’t it strange that you used to know me?
    All the highs and lows and in-betweens
    And now you see me and just say, “Hey”
    Isn’t it weird that you’ve seen me naked?
    We had conversations ’bout forever
    Now it’s ’bout the weather, okay
    And I just can’t believe
    We went from strangers to lovers to strangers in a lifetime
    Now just memories
    We’ve gone from strangers to lovers to strangers
    Yeah
    Acting like we never met
    Faking like we just forget
    We were lovers
    And now there’s nothing left but small talk
    Had every inch of your skin
    There’s nowhere your hands haven’t been
    Ain’t it funny?
    ‘Cause now there’s nothing left but small talk
    🎼🎼🎼

  17. Queen Nicki Minaj December 23, 2019

    Katy gurl I like your black hair. Your beauty stands out more gurl. But hey I get, I respect u.

  18. A Star is Born December 23, 2019

    These artists are so dumb. They know what makes their careers go down the drain yet they still do it like an idiot!

    • LeadPussycattdollsNicole December 23, 2019

      Lol I totally agree that she should sticks to what works for her

    • PrismQueenKatyPerry December 23, 2019

      Well your fave wasn’t relevant since #The Fame

  19. LeadPussycattdollsNicole December 23, 2019

    Love me some Katy but sweetie you rock in a black long hair

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