Perry and Clinton have a serious mutual appreciation of each other, and it was on full display at the Snowflake Ball. Clinton took the stage unannounced to dedicate a speech to Katy as recipient of the Humanitarian Award. Clinton said, “On a personal level, I cannot tell you how delighted I am to be here to help celebrate a global megastar, a social media queen with the most Twitter followers in the world – although she's getting some competition – and someone whose powerful voice and creative lyrics remind us when you get knocked down to get back up.” Clinton continued, “I have seen Katy's commitment to the causes she believes in firsthand. I've gotten to spend time with her and I know how deeply she cares about making our world a better place. She is serious about understanding the complex problems we face and pulling people together to solve them. We need champions like Katy now more than ever: her passion, her energy and, yes, her voice, louder than a lion.”
Perry, who actively supported Hillary throughout her Presidential campaign, was visibly emotional when she went onstage to accept the award. Perry, tearing up at Clinton’s speech, joked, “Does anyone have a tissue?” Perry returned Clinton’s kind words in her acceptance speech: “I've always had a voice, a singing voice, but I've never had a voice like I've had before. Hillary has lit that voice inside of me, and that light will never go out, it will continue to get brighter and brighter and brighter. Thank you Hillary. You motivate me and so many millions of people. We appreciate you for your incredible work and your heart.”
The WANNA is all for two powerful ladies supporting each other!
Ya Know You Wanna!