American singer and pop icon, Katy Perry never shies away from talking about her struggles. In her recent interaction with the People magazine, the Roar singer candidly spoke motherhood, her life with fiancé Orlando Bloom, and the inspiration behind her upcoming album titled Smile.
Katy revealed that she was forced to call off her planned destination wedding and push the release date of her album Smile which got released on August 28, 2020. All of it happened due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking of the same the Daisies singer said, “Every day your options change, and you don’t know what’s what. Especially being pregnant in a pandemic, it’s an emotional rollercoaster.” For the unversed, Katy Perry his expecting her first child with Orlando Bloom and it’s a baby girl.
Later in the conversation, Katy optimistically said that after surviving the ‘darkest’ years of her life, she feels well-equipped to face whatever life throws at her.
The world-renowned singer found relief from severe depression over the last couple of years with a combination of medications, therapy, and most importantly the support from the loved ones. Praising her partner Orlando, Perry said that having a great partner, having a sound mind, continuing to do the work makes her believe that she is not as flinchable.
Explaining herself, Katy said, “I’m not untouchable or invincible, but it’s a little bit more like water off a duck’s back.”
Perry also recalled the times back in 2017 when her album Witness didn’t earn much revenue and she had just broken up with her now baby-daddy. “It’s been two-and-a-half years of trying to find my footing. It’s so easy for me to work, work, work, and avoid, but I had to go on a mental and spiritual journey.”
While those times were tough, Katy believes that the devastation was necessary for her to finally shift priorities. She said that he had gotten into this loop of being the best pop star ever, and now all she wants to be is a human being and have dimensions of life.
Spilling the beans on how she survived the dark phase, Katy said that finding gratitude in the pain been a real journey for her. The mom-to-be concluded by saying that the outcome was worth it.