Subject to scrutiny from fans in light of her comments Viewers of the talent show ‘American Idol’ have hit out at Katy Perry for how she treated show contestant Sara Bethe Liebe on Sunday night’s episode Fans accused the Californian popstar judge of being a bully after her display of negativity towards the 25-year-old mother of three. Perry, who made a tasteless comment about being such a young three-time mom, loudly interrupted by asking “Is this your dream?”. If it’s not your dream, you might need to leave because there’s a lot of dreams behind you,” Perry said. We need more. Sing it like it’s your new dream.”
The whole panel of judges clapped as Liebe did well on a second try, although she said that she felt like she was going to pass out from following Perry’s recommendations. Accidental American Idol,” Perry nicknamed Liebe. I feel like a comic strip character just came to life. 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.”
Backlash against Katy Perry after her comments
Fans took to Twitter to express their outrage at Perry’s unpleasant conduct towards the contestant. Boo to Katy Perry for mom shaming Sara Beth, insinuating that she has been ‘laying on the table too much’ to have three kids by age 25,” one user said.
I really do not like how Katy Perry just treated Sara Beth on ‘American Idol’,” said another. I don’t watch this show at all and my TV was already on the channel but what I witnessed was not right as they let Katy Perry bully this woman on live national TV before she even started singing,” was another take. The way you treated Sara Beth was disgusting!” commented another viewer of the talent show.