Katy Perry made her sister tell their parents that she was releasing her first single ‘I Kissed a Girl’.
The ‘Hot ‘n’ Cold’ hitmaker couldn’t bring herself to tell her pastor mother and father, Keith and Mary Hudson, about her risque single title in 2008, so she avoided a confrontation by asking her sibling Angela to pass on the news. "When Katy decided that ‘I Kissed a Girl’ was going to be her first single, I said, ‘Have you told mom and dad?’ And she said, ‘No, but can you?’" Contactmusic quoted Angela as saying.
Although the singer’s father Keith admitted that he was ‘’concerned’’ when he heard the news, because he feared it would affect his work, but he insisted that the popstar’s image never impacted on him.
‘’I was a little concerned, yeah, ‘cause I thought my ministry after 30-something years is over. But, you know what? Never had a problem," Keith was seen saying in a clip for Perry’s forthcoming concert movie ‘Part Of Me: 3D’.
The 27-year-old singer too insisted that the track never had any affect on her relationship with the family. "I think people love the idea of ‘a good girl gone bad’. And they think my parents have disowned me, but that’s not the story at all," Perry Said.