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It's time for happy birthday wishes to Katy Perry, who turns 31 on October 25! This special time of year made us reflect on her career so far. She's had the kind of success most people only dream of and the kind of fun that most people are afraid of. And she's never stopped changing: her wardrobe, her hair color and her love interests are all in a constant state of flux. The only thing she's stayed steadfast about is her deep desire to party, which we are so down for.
On her birthday, we reflect back on Katy Perry's most outrageous moments. It includes the good, the bad and the truly unbelievable things this California girl has done in her life. From cross-dressing to kissing girls (and liking it) to subtweeting pop stars to dancing with sharks. Of all the things Katy Perry has been to us over the years, she has never been boring.
So get ready for a trip down memory lane, as we relive some of Perry's most outrageous moments.
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Remember Perry's 2008 breakthrough single, the one about kissing girls? Seems tame now, but at the time it was so controversial that her label almost didn't release it. They thought radio in the heartland of America wouldn't play a song about homosexual activity.
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You might not have known this about Perry, but she's an O.G. who was stage diving at Warped Tour in 2008.
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If people are going to stare at your assets anyway, why not have fun at it? Or so thought Perry when she strapped some cans of whipped cream to her cans in the "California Gurls" video, pointed them at us and took aim.