Katy Perry might have gone too far in the latest episode of American Idol and fans are leaving no stone unturned in calling her out for the audacity. Sunday night’s episode of the singing reality show saw the Roar singer unnecessarily commenting about one of the contestants, Sara Beth Liebe, a 25 years old mom of three. Viewers were unimpressed by Perry’s rude and judgmental behavior towards Liebe and even went berserk on Twitter, calling her out for what they dubbed as “mom shaming”. It really calls into perspective how entitled reality show judges can sometimes feel.

Katy Perry shamed a young mother who auditioned for American Idol

Katy Perry shamed 25-year-old mom Sara Beth
Katy Perry and the American Idol contestant Sara Beth

Katy Perry questioned Sara Beth Liebe rather condescendingly referencing her being a mom of three at twenty-five, “Is this your dream?” She went on to say,

“If it’s not your dream, you might need to leave because there’s a lot of dreams behind you. We need more. Sing it like it’s your new dream.”


The Chained to the Rhythm singer also said,

“Look, if it’s not your dream, it’s not gonna go far because I also respect everyone that’s walking through that door who will lay down their life for this golden ticket.”

Katy Perry
Katy Perry

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Liebe however performed really well on her second try and the entire panel of judges gave her a round of applause. The 38-year-old later dubbed Liebe, “Accidental American Idol.” She further said, “I feel like a comic strip character just came to life.”

The contestant later admitted that the Harleys in Hawaii singer’s words and advice made her almost pass out.

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Fans outraged at Katy Perry for mom-shaming

Katy Perry
Katy Perry on American Idol

Fans were enraged at the California Gurls singer’s treatment of the show’s contestant. Twitter saw a series of tweets by numerous outraged viewers.

A small section of fans still endorsed Perry’s actions via their tweets.

This is not the first time that the mother of one has behaved inappropriately while judging the singing reality show. Her infamous and completely unsolicited kiss on the lips of a rather young male contestant is still an eyebrow-raiser. The contestant had claimed during the audition that he hadn’t kissed anyone yet and Perry took it into her hands to become his “first kiss”. The man later went on to admit that he felt very uncomfortable in that situation and that he always wanted his first kiss to be special.

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Source: Marca

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