Katy Perry (Sort of) Addresses Her Taylor Swift Feud on 'American Idol'

Show-stopper Katy Perry appeared as energetic as ever during her dazzling performance in Brazil's Allianz Parque stadium in Sao Paulo on Saturday evening

Katy Perry says she 'loves' Taylor Swift 'as a songwriter' – but is she just throwing more shade?

Katy is one of the new judges on the present series of "American Idol", with the audition stage now airing in the USA on Sunday nights. He then apologetically explains to Perry that he loves Taylor Swift.

Katy replied: "You don't have to be sorry". "I love her as a songwriter as.as well".

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have had an alleged feud for years.

In the clip from the episode above, a contestant is asked, "Who do you look up to as an artist?" Fans suspected that Taylor's Bad Blood video was aimed at Katy and that Katy's Swish Swish lyrics were about Taylor.

Katy Perry didn't miss a beat, although her tongue got a little tied as she talked.

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The hopeful said: "I'm sorry for this Katy - Taylor Swift", acknowledging the two stars' feud. We know it's early and we're sure to meet a slew of formidable contestants, but as of now, Amelia Hammer Harris has risen to the top of the charts on American Idol. She then went on Carpool Karaoke and declared that it was Swift's job to finish their fight because she started it. I do the right thing any time it feels like a fumble.

"I was like, 'Oh, we're just straight-up enemies.' And it wasn't even about a guy!" She basically tried to sabotage an entire arena tour.

When Perry's album Witness dropped in June 2017 Swift re-added all of her discographies to streaming services which fans think was a calculated move to hurt Perry's streaming numbers.

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