She told fans that she could hear her production team in her ear making a "whole big deal" of the technical difficulty and teased the amused fans at Bridgestone Arena. She crowd surfs, of course.
"I guess I'm just going to have to get down and walk amongst my people", she said. Katy then jokingly sang the title of the Ethel Merman song, There's No Business Like Show Business.
When the platform finally began its descent, Perry realized she'd have to step into the crowd to safely dismount the faulty prop.
As she was lowered to the ground, she eventually jumped into the audience.
Because pop boisterousness is her brand, Perry's concerts feature a floating planet that functions as her stage.
"It's stressful because you have to be... you have to critique in a short period of time and you don't want to get it wrong... you don't want to be the idiot that said no to the next Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood", the 41-year-old mused.
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The first ball drawn determines which team plays the first leg at home, and the second one decides who'll host the return leg. Who will be the team for Northern Ireland and the Republic to avoid? That draw takes place on Tuesday.
The singer was suspended in the air over a large planet as part of her concert set. Thanks for teaching me how 2write a real song & sticking by me all these years!'
"I'm really stuck", she told the audience at her "Witness" tour show.
Rather than come down when it was supposed to, Perry was forced to make awkward small talk while swaying through the stadium air.
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