On Friday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was asked about chants of “Katy Perry,” which Winnipeg Jets fans directed at Anaheim’s Corey Perry during the playoffs. “You think that’s sexist?” Bettman replied. “Taunting chants aren’t intended to be sexist.” Here’s what happened next, according to the Wall Street Journal: Bettman said the NHL has a track […]
We've written a few times about the so-called left shark, the internet meme that took off after one of singer Katy Perry's backup dancers (in a shark costume, naturally) looked a little "off" during her Super Bowl performance earlier this year. Show More Summary
Harajuku Girls you got the wicked style I like the way that you are, I am your biggest fan… Katy Perry's got us singing Gwen Stefani's ode to Japanese fashionistas with her latest pics from Japan! [ Related: Is Katy Dating John Mayer Again??? ] The singer posted shots of herself and her entourage dressed in the eclectic and [...]
During the Jets-Ducks playoff series, Winnipeg fans chanted “Katy Perry” at Anaheim’s Corey Perry. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was asked about it today. He did not answer the question gracefully. Read more...
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman took some heat Friday for his take on whether some fan heckling has taken on a sexist tone.
“Lawyers for the Roar singer had applied to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to have the design registered to prevent others from making money from unlicensed depictions of the outfit, made famous by an out-of-step back-up dance...
We’re not sure if you remember, but Katy Perry put in a performance during the halftime at the Super Bowl and while it was a commendable performance, one of her dancers affectionately referred to as “Left Shark” stole the show and captured hearts across the internet due to its goofy dance and shark costume. Show More Summary
Long before Psy ever did Gangnam Style or Katy Perry Roar-ed her way into the YouTube history books, there was one viral video that ruled them all! And it was called "Charlie Bit My Finger!" That's right! Back in 2007, a simple yet hilarious video of one British baby biting his brother's finger became a viral hit, [...]
Katy Perry has more Twitter followers than the entire population of Canada.
Katy Perry, or "Fruit Sister" as she's become known among fans in China, tore it up and roared her heart out in typical sequin-y, animal printed style at Shanghai's Mercedes-Benz Arena on Tuesday and Wednesday night. [ more › ]
Just as a man cannot own the sunset, Katy Perry’s left shark—in all its glory—belongs to no one. Read more...
Left Shark can't be held down by anyone, not even Katy Perry. The singer's claim to trademark of the lazily dancing shark was rejected by the U.S. Trademark Office, according to The Hollywood Reporter See also: 5 Valentine's Day cards...Show More Summary
The “Left Shark” phenomenon that overtook the world after Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show has long since exited the cultural dialog, and yet the battle rages on over whether or not the pop star can claim a trademark on the uncoordinated, anthropomorphic fish. For those who have already forgotten about Left Shark, or who slept through its 12 minutes … [More]
Left Shark, thou art no this sick beat. Today in “Let’s Plant A Flag In Everything Because ‘The Public’ Is An Outdated Concept” news, it seems that Katy Perry is being briefly thwarted in her efforts to capitalize on your fleeting amusement at her flustered backup dancer. Show More Summary
Katy Perry has received some bad news about her friend Left Shark. After her Super Bowl XLIX halftime show performance made the costumed shark Internet famous, she attempted to trademark the name and design.Bad news for Perry, though. Show More Summary
Perry also attempted to register the phrases, "Left Shark," "Right Shark," "Drunk Shark," and "Basking Shark."
Long after her Super Bowl half time show ended, many people are still talking about Katy Perry and her show. More specifically, they’re still talking about Left Shark, one of the costumed back up dancers that Katy Perry had during her...Show More Summary
Copyright Office argues memeable Super Bowl shark "don't instantly connect" to Perry's music or concerts.
Winnipeg actually loves Katy Perry.
A pop star doesn't just become Katy Perry overnight. It takes YEARS of developing! Meeting people. Growing. Making music. Signing to labels. Getting dropped. Etc. We have discovered Phoebe Ryan, pretty early on in her career. She began writing with and for other artists, like Bea Miller and Oh Honey, and she has now ventured into [...]