Don’t let it touch your “skin”

November 15, 2010


Blog Guy, I saw some Reuters photos of that singer Katy Perry launching her new fragrance at a shop in London, and I have some questions.

katy perry face 300Who wouldn’t have some? Shoot.

Why does she need to have a fragrance?

There is currently a shortage of celebrity fragrances, especially if you don’t like the ones from Jennifer Aniston, Hilary Swank, Dave Beckham, Bilbo Baggins, Mamie Eisenhower, Ralph Waldo Emerson, six of The Smurfs…

But in the photos, Katy is doing something funny with her fingers.

katy perry vertical 220I believe those are just air quotes, which lawyers for her fragrance advised her to use frequently when describing the product.

That’s very interesting, Blog Guy. Like what words was she supposed to use them with?

I’m only guessing, but she probably uses them when she says  “rash,”  “blisters,” “toxic,” “impotence” and “coma.”

Thanks, I can live with that. Guess I’ll go fragrance shopping!

Cool. Enjoy the rest of your “life.”

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U.S. singer Katy Perry poses during the launch of her fragrance ‘Purr’ at Selfridges department store on Oxford Street in London November 12, 2010. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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Really?? I thought, she meant to be a Purry Kitten… wow, thats like the opposite of her actual name.. Kate Perry?
I need doughnuts…

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BG, can you get your man on the inside, Lamar, to enlighten us as to what’s written on the inside of Ms. Perry’s right bicep in that second photo there?

And how exactly does Bilbo Baggins personal fragrance smell? Like hairy hobbit feet?

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Cute. Katie “Purry”?

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Her tattoo is in Sanskrit and is supposed to say “Go with the flow”. I think it actually says “May contain nuts”.

Question: why wasn’t she wearing the ‘approved’ catsuit, as demonstrated in the big photo behind her?

Lamar – you’re fired!

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Interesting bottom photo of Ms. Purry making a cat claw as the scent of the perfume reaches her. Is this the kind of fragrance Cat Women would have worn before she went out to kick some anterior regions around?

BG: when does your fragrance come out? A dab of doughnut with vanilla icing behind my ear could work wonders for my dating life!

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Oooooo!!! That is a wonderful scent, One! Yes, BG, make another addition to the GMDS :)

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Hmmmm. Let’s think about this. Perhaps a fragrance called “Lamar,” in a doughnut-shaped bottle? This could be big.

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OOOOOH! A perfume called “Lamar”–a brilliant idea! Here’s the marketing strategy: we bring Catherine Deneuve out of retirement and have her purr into the camera. “What am I wearing? Lamar. Just Lamar.”

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This is good stuff, Ladylala, although I worry a bit that consumers might confuse it with Hedy Lamarr’s fragrance…

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Wait a second, she’s not wearing… DAMNIT! Damn you, Katy Perry! I was going to wear that EXACT cat-suit for the launch of my fragrance, “Delusion.”

Guess I better call my ad agency and tell them to cancel the Super Bowl spot… what a waste of $3.50…

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She’s giving the “air quotes” for the “air head”

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@Unca, do you mind if I salivate over pics of Sasha Alexander also?

I have to give it to Katy, she is doing the most intriguing rendition of “Little Bunny Foo Foo” I have ever seen!

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That’s Hedley Lamarr! Now go do… that voodoo… that you do… so well!

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Little Katy Foo Foo hopping the red carpet,
promoting her new fragrance at a place that sells fridges!

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Lol! Little Miss Bunny Foo Foo!! ROTFL!!!!

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Or maybe the REAL Lamar will stand up! 😀

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