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Katy Perry had suicidal thoughts after break-up

Culture Desk | Published: 23:10, Jun 29,2020

 
 

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Singer Katy Perry has revealed that she thought about suicide in 2017 after her split from now-fiancé, actor Orlando Bloom, when was also reeling from a professional setback, reports hindustantimes.com.

According to the report, while talking to radio station SiriusXM CBC, Katy said, ‘My career was on this trajectory when it was going up, up and up and then I had the smallest shift, not that huge from an outside perspective. But for me it was seismic.’

‘I had given so much out, and it literally broke me in half. I had broken up with my boyfriend, who is now my baby daddy-to-be. And then I was excited about flying high off the next record. But the validation did not make me high, and so I just crashed,’ she said.

Katy said that it was her faith and gratitude that saved her. ‘It was so important for me to be broken so that I could find my wholeness in a whole different way. And be more dimensional than just living my life like a thirsty pop star all the time,’ she said.

‘Gratitude is probably the thing that saved my life, because if I did not find that I would have wallowed in my own sadness and probably just jumped. But I found the ways to be grateful. If it gets really, really hard I walk around and say, ‘I am grateful, I am grateful!’; even though I am in a sh***y mood,’ she added.

Katy and Orlando began dating in 2016 and briefly broke up in February 2017, only to rekindle their romance a few months later. The couple got engaged on Valentine’s Day in 2019 and announced that they were expecting their first child in March this year.

The news of her pregnancy was announced by Katy in the music video of her single Never Worn White. She then tweeted, ‘omg so glad I don’t have to suck it in anymore,’ followed by, ‘or carry around a big purse lol.’ Later, Orlando announced that they were having a baby girl.

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