Sunday 25 February 2018

Katy Perry on Taylor Swift feud: 'I'm ready to let it go'

Katy Perry is ready to bury the hatchet with Taylor Swift.

By Julia Hunt

Katy Perry has said she is ready to put her long-running feud with Taylor Swift behind her.

The pair are said to have had a frosty relationship since rowing over backing dancers a few years ago.

Now Katy, 32, has said she is “ready to let it go”.

According to reports, she opened up about wanting to call a truce on her YouTube live stream session this weekend.

She said: “I forgive her and I’m sorry for anything I ever did, and I hope the same from her.

“I think it’s actually like, I think it’s time.

“There are bigger fish to fry, and there are real problems in the world. You know what I’m saying?”

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The Roar singer said she hoped she and Taylor could “come together in a place of love and forgiveness and understanding and compassion”.

She said: “I love her, and I want the best for her.

“And I think she’s a fantastic songwriter, and I think that if we, both her and I, can be representatives of strong women that come together despite their differences, I think the whole world is going to go like, ‘Yeah, well we can do this’.”

Katy opened up during Witness World Wide, a weekend-long live stream in which fans can watch her going about everyday things such as cooking and sleeping, as well as conducting Q&A sessions.

The event is being held to promote the singer’s new album, Witness.

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