Katy Perry & Rihanna Should Both Disown Their Dads

katy perryTalk about hard to please! One would think that if your kid grew up to be a Grammy-nominated, chart-topping pop star, you'd be pretty happy, right? Not in Katy Perry's case. The singer's dad, pastor Keith Perry -- yup, the same guy who called her divorce from Russell Brand a "gift from God" -- apparently refers to his daughter in sermons as a "devil child." Gee thanks, Dad! In fact, it seems as if the preacher has made Katy's career the centerpiece of his, um, "teachings," as he regularly asks congregations to pray for her "healing." Oh, and it gets better! Keith Perry blasts his kid's multi-platinum success with the following overblown bit of self-righteousness: "I was at a concert of Katy’s where there were 20,000. I'm watching this generation and they were going at it. It almost looked like church. I stood there and wept and kept on weeping and weeping. They're loving and worshiping the wrong thing."

Wow, dude. Just ... wow. Has Katy Perry's dad been hanging out with Rihanna's dad or what?!

To refresh your memory, Rihanna's father is the stand-up gent who infamously called his famous daughter "fat" and claims to "love" Chris Brown, the guy who beat his baby girl's face to a pulp. With father figures like these guys, it's no wonder both Katy and Rihanna are both known for their less-than-awesome relationships. Of course, Katy did have that pot & kettle moment not long ago when she reportedly expressed "disapproval" of Chris Brown. Maybe things are starting to click for her, as in, Just because my dad is an asshole doesn't mean I need to date assholes.

Either way, what's up with this trend of mega-successful female singers getting slammed by their fathers? Are they secretly jealous? Or just horrible people?

Do you think both Katy Perry and Rihanna have daddy issues?


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Coles... Coles_mom

Katy's dad is a preacher. That's his job. Rihanna's dad is ghetto trash just like his daughter.

Selina Gibson

Katy's father's name is Keith Hudson. Perry comes from her mother's side and is Katy's stage name. Please check facts - and maybe change the article a bit more from the one on Newser too.

nonmember avatar Kiyla

Lol what's wrong with a father looking out for his daughter? And you guys are basically calling their parents horrible people when you don't even know them! Katy's father is right you all are Asseholes who worship the wrong thing! I bet Rih and Katy YOU more than they hate their fathers..smh

Felly... FellyScarlett

Rhianna is getto trash, but Katy Perry isn't? Lol that's the funniest thing I've heard all day, thanks!

Kaymad41 Kaymad41

Eh, pastor Dad's and their daughters.  I mean, Katy's first single was I kissed a girl and I liked it, talks in another song  about having a menage a trois, so yeah..as for Rhianna's dad, what kind of man is happy their daughter got back with her abuser?

nonmember avatar Falsings

I'm just wondering how anyone can expect a Pastor Dad to be "proud" of a daughter that sings about such trash. I certainly wouldn't be if my children grew up singing that crap. However, calling her a "devil child" is going over the line. His comment about weeping at her concert isn't shocking or outrageous, it's what comes with the territory of being a Christian and a Pastor. This world does worship the wrong thing. We put celebrities in the place of God all I the time and it's very sad. As for Rihanna, her music is trashy also. Not something I listen to or would ever let my Holden listen to.....btw, most of the articles on here are very poorly written....where did these people learn to write?

nonmember avatar Sources

The father's last name wasn't in the newser article, probably why there's an error - http://www.newser.com/story/167236/katy-perrys-concerts-make-her-dad-weep.html

carme... carmen1692

Katys father is 100% right on. There is nothing wrong with what he said. THey are indeed worshipping the wrong thing. She IS as a matter of fact a 'devil child'. That's what happens when you become one of 'them'. SMH! And rihanna is just all kinds of messed up for VARIOUS reasons.

nonmember avatar leslie

Falsings has EVERYTHING right on. I would add that with these recent articles I've read that it sounds like the stir employs teenagers to write their articles.

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