Katy Perry ventured into movie in 2011, making her characteristic size performing debut in “The Smurfs,” voicing Smurfette. As one would anticipate from Perry, she went all out on the film’s New York premiere. The newly blond singer wore a teeny strapless Smurfette mini gown that left little to the creativeness.
As cute because the ensemble might have been, some felt that it was a tad inappropriate for a youngsters’ film premiere. On the time, the Huffington Put up wrote that “Katy Perry stole the present, persevering with each her custom of sexing up kids’s characters and sporting hyper-sexualized clothes depicting them.” In the meantime, the Each day Star claimed that the singing sensation seemed to be emulating Marilyn Monroe’s iconic undies-exposing second from “The Seven 12 months Itch,” which is not fairly the vibe one would anticipate from “The Smurfs” crimson carpet. Others steered that the ensemble merely made Perry come throughout as a try-hard, making an attempt to shock spectators with every new daring match.
However for Perry, the get-up was maybe a symbolic feminist gesture, a protest towards the mother and father who forbade her from watching “The Smurfs” as a child as a result of supposed depiction of Smurfette as an empowered lady. “My mother thought that Smurfette was a bit bit s****y, being the one feminine within the village,” she informed MTV. “And now I confirmed her. I known as her up and was like, ‘Guess what, Mother: I am Smurfette!'”