Obviously, from the off of this accidentally interesting, behind-the-scenes film, there is a ghost in the machine, a Banquo at the banquet, and his name is Russell Brand.
Katy Perry's rollercoaster year was caught on camera, the highs and lows
Katy Perry: Part of Me was shot over the course of a year, 2011, two months after she’d married Brand in a wedding ceremony officiated by an Indian elephant as far as I can make out, and then done the 21st century blushing bride thing, of setting off on a record-breaking tour around the globe.
Such an enterprise would be tiring anyway – it is abundantly clear just how hard Perry works, physically, emotionally, musically to keep her many fans happy, and thus her career in the stratosphere – never mind when you’d really rather be elsewhere, enjoying the cuddles of a newlywed, never mind when you’re frantically asking for days off "to rescue my marriage" as Perry jokingly claimed, to hollow laughter from her worried entourage. Read More...