Katy Perry Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By "Teenage Dream" Co-Star

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Not long after Katy Perry and her record label lost her "Dark Horse" lawsuit, the singer is being accused of sexual misconduct. Josh Kloss, who starred in Perry's 2010 music video "Teenage Dream," has accused her on Instagram of exposing his genitals to a crowd when they were at a birthday party.
"After I met Katy, we sang a worship song, 'open the eyes of my heart.' She was cool and kind," Kloss's post begins. "When other people were around she was cold as ice even called the act of kissing me 'gross' to the entire set while filming."
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Kloss says their next interactions took place after her 2011 split from Russell Brand, and the incident in question occurred at a birthday party.
"It was Jo[n]ny Wujek’s birthday party at moonlight roller way," Kloss continued. "And when I saw her, we hugged and she was still my crush. But as I turned to introduce my friend, she pulled my Adidas sweats and underwear out as far as she could to show a couple of her guy friends and the crowd around us, my penis. Can you imagine how pathetic and embarrassed i felt?"
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You know. After I met Katy, we sang a worship song, “open the eyes of my heart” She was cool and kind. When other people were around she was cold as ice even called the act of kissing me “gross” to the entire set while filming. Now I was pretty embarrassed but kept giving my all, as my ex was busy cheating on me and my daughter was just a toddler, I knew I had to endure for her sake. After the first day of shooting, Katy invited me to a strip club in Santa Barbara. I declined and told her “I have to go back to hotel and rest, because this job is all I have right now” So I saw Katy a couple times after her break up with Russel. This one time I brought a friend who was dying to meet her. It was Johny Wujek’s birthday party at moonlight roller way. And when I saw her, we hugged and she was still my crush. But as I turned to introduce my friend, she pulled my Adidas sweats and underwear out as far as she could to show a couple of her guy friends and the crowd around us, my penis. Can you imagine how pathetic and embarrassed i felt? I just say this now because our culture is set on proving men of power are perverse. But females with power are just as disgusting. So for all her good she is an amazing leader, hers songs are mainly great empowering anthems. And that is it. I continued to watch her use clips of her music videos for her world tour and then her dvd, only highlighting one of her male co-stars, and it was me. I made around 650 in total off of teenage dream. I was lorded over by her reps, about not discussing a single thing about anything regarding Katy publicly. And a couple interviews they edited and answered for me. So, happy anniversary to one of the most confusing, assaulting, and belittling jobs I’ve ever done. Yay #teenagedream I was actually gonna play the song and sing it on ukele for the anniversary, but then as I was tuning I thought, fuck this, I’m not helping her bs image another second.

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Kloss wrote that he's coming forward now to hold women in power accountable, the same way men in power have been confronted in the #MeToo movement. He says he also waited because Perry's reps allegedly would not let him speak publicly about the singer without their approval. In another Instagram post, Kloss provided screenshots of what he claims are edits from her team on his answers to an interview. Perry nor her team has commented publicly on the allegations.
However, Wujek, whose party was the location of the alleged incident, fired back in the comments.
"Oh hell no. I’m not about to let you make accusations against my friend like this," he wrote. "This is such bullshit. Katy would never do something like that. We all know about your on going obsession with her since the day of filming that video. You were writing her music. And planning an imaginary future with her. It’s not ok to do this to people who have done nothing but uplift and inspire others. Focus on your life and your daughter and move on josh. I’ll be praying for you. We all will."
Reps for the singer did not immediately respond to Refinery29's request for comment.
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