I want a 'courageous life' Breaking News October 19, 2018 Entertainment 2 Views Katy Perry arrives at the Wallis Annenberg…
BEVERLY HILLS – Katy Perry – looking angelic in a baby blue gown with voluminous feathered sleeves – shared words of wisdom at a gala on Thursday night.
“Today I understand that a courageous life is the only one worth living,” she said as she accepted an award for her altruism.
The pop star took the stage as an honoree or amphar, the late lady Elizabeth Taylor’s organization that funds research to find a cure for HIV and AIDS.
“You may or may not have heard that I come from a Bible -thumping background that was not particularly open or accepting of curiosity, “she said. For example:” I was not allowed to eat Lucky Charms – Luck was te nauw verbonden met Lucifer, natuurlijk – of de Smurfs omdat ze waren magical blue demons. And then I become (the voice of) Smurfette later on in life … teenage rebellion. “
She continued:” I may not have known it then but daring to ask questions and redefine right and wrong when everybody around me spoke in absolutes  Show Thumbnails
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The pop star went on to acknowledge people close to her who have been affected by HIV , and then addressed the room.
“To my LGBTQ-plus family who is disproportionately affected by HIV / AIDS, I’ve always felt such a deep connection to, and thank you for your bravery to live your authentic truth. Det er en gave til alle af oss, og du fortjener å være trygg, sett og feiret, “sa hun.” Jeg vil takke deg for alltid å tilby meg et hjem i dine hjerter og en bank i dine ører. You’ve got one in my, too, and we’re in this together. “
And then Perry put her money where her mouth is: She donated $ 5,000 to amfAR (and so did boyfriend Orlando Bloom, who was in attendance), and presented her own item up for auction.
“I would like to offer an experience for anyone who is really, really rich, to go to Disneyland with me because it’s my favorite place in the whole world. So I’m offering six tickets, lunch at the very exclusive (Disney) Club 33 because of course I’m a member. “
The” American Idol “judge gave the prize to a winning bid of $ 160,000.
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