'When they see it, they are like, 'Oh, yeah, she goes through some sh-- too,' ' Perry tells MTV News at Hollywood premiere.
By Christina Garibaldi
HOLLYWOOD — Katy Perry couldn't have picked a better way to bring her Teenage Dream era to a close. The pop star shut down Hollywood Boulevard for the premiere of her much-anticipated 3-D documentary "Part of Me."
She hit the pink carpet at the famed Grauman's Chinese Theatre looking old Hollywood glam in a strapless red velvet dress complete with purple hair. After hitting the carpet — alongside Selena Gomez, Carly Rae Jepsen and Victoria Justice — Perry wowed thousands of her KatyCats, giving them a special concert.
The 3-D film is a diary of the past year for Perry, who has experienced many highs but also some very personal lows, most notably her split from ex-husband Russell Brand.
MTV News caught up with Perry on the pink carpet, where she said that even though this movie reveals many difficult moments, she didn't necessarily find that it helped her cope with the situation. But she hopes it acts as an inspiration to her fans.
"I wouldn't say it's so therapeutic, because the movie is so well-rounded with so many different things," Perry said. "I guess some of it is just hopefully an inspiration for people. When they see it, they are like, 'Oh, yeah, she goes through some sh-- too. I can't dodge life's curve balls if Katy Perry can't dodge life's curve balls.' "
Perry hit the stage by busting out of a giant popcorn tub wearing a film-reel bustier, which she paired with a red-and-white skirt. Perry re-created her California Dreams Tour, playing all her hit songs including "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" and "Firework" before fans were treated to the world premiere of "Part of Me," which hits theaters July 5.
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