Remember four years ago when Aretha Franklin wore a crazy grey church hat to the Obama inauguration? Wasn’t that great? Well, Katy Perry got to go to the inauguration this time, and she paid homage to the great Miss Aretha with a version of her hat that’s small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Katy was kind enough to tweet us the baby hat, with the caption, “Big inauguration, tiny Aretha hat.” [Fashionista]
Katy Perry is looking particularly lovely today, isn’t she? Oh, wait. That’s not Katy Perry. It’s Emma Pickles, an 18-year-old makeup wiz from the U.K. who has made quite the name for herself with her astonishing makeup skills and YouTube tutorials. Emma once suffered from social anxiety so crippling she could barely bring herself to ask for a ticket at the movie theater, but she made good use of all the time she spent cooped up at home, teaching herself to recreate the makeup looks of trendy celebrities and iconic movie characters. Click on the gallery to see more of Emma’s handiwork, including a super creepy version of the Joker and a pop art painting come to life! [Daily Mail]
Ready for a mega musical flashback in mashup form? DJ Earworm combined all of the biggest hits of 2012 into one 4-minute song called “The United State Of Pop,” and the result is surprisingly–or perhaps predictably?–catchy. A quick word of caution: if your end-of-the-year goal was to finally get the chorus of “Somebody That I Used To Know” out of your head, well, you might want to skip this video. [YouTube via Rolling Stone]
Katy Perry proves she’s a Walking Bad Decision — not only by wearing this hideous knitted schmata, but also by continuing to let John Mayer stick his penis in her vagina. Here they are, at a performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical on Broadway. Katy, let’s talk: I bet you the sex is really awesome and filthy, but don’t like, sign a lease with this guy, okay?