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“Are we canceling her for a decade old song?”: Katy Perry Becomes New Target Of ‘Cancel Squad’ For Allegedly Romanticizing Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer After Netflix Show Breaks Records

Katy Perry is in the spotlight recently and has received quite a lot of criticism. The California Gurls singer is being targeted by the ‘cancel squad’ since the release of Netflix’s new crime series. The series, DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is based on true incidents and details the murders committed by Jeffrey Dahmer. Since the release of the show, users on the internet have claimed that Katy Perry allegedly romanticized the serial killer.

Netflix’s new series, DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

This month saw the debut of the new true crime drama DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story on Netflix. Jeffrey Dahmer was also referred to as the Milwaukee Cannibal and killed 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. The Netflix drama details the horrible techniques that the serial killer employed during the murders. His sickening acts included cannibalism, necrophilia, and dismemberment.

Since its release, the 10-part series rose swiftly to the top 10 most-watched series on Netflix. The day after the Netflix series premiered, ‘Dahmer’ also ranked among the top searched terms in the United States. However, many viewers are debating whether it glorifies the killings. Even some of the families of the real-life victims have taken to Twitter to voice their concerns.

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Katy Perry mentioned the serial killer in her song Dark Horse

Katy Perry
Katy Perry

A song by Katy Perry, which was released almost ten years ago, is once again making news due to the popularity of the Netflix series DAHMER. The year 2013 saw the debut of Katy Perry’s song Dark Horse which is being subjected to criticism recently. The song included rapper Juicy J. making reference to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in one of his lines. “She’s a beast/ I call her Karma/ She eats your heart like Jeffrey Dahmer” sings Juicy J in the song Dark Horse.

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Katy Perry received criticism and people are trying to cancel her

Hollywood Star Katy Perry
Katy Perry

The lyrics of the American singer’s song Dark Horse are recently causing controversy on social media. Fans have expressed compassion for the families of the victims and claimed that Juicy J was insane for forcing young children to chant Jeffrey Dahmer’s name. The singer of Harleys In Hawaii is also being blamed for allowing it in the song.

People are now criticizing the artist for being insensitive and disrespectful, and the song’s lyrics are being questioned. The ‘cancel squad’ has also started targeting Katy Perry and she is receiving quite a lot of backlash. However, some fans have backed the singer and claimed that it is really immature to target someone over a decade old song.

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Source: Marca

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Bharat Vardhan
Bharat Vardhan

Bharat Vardhan is a content writer at AnimatedTimes. By nature, he is an extrovert who enjoys socializing, travelling, and seeing the world through the eyes of countless others instead of just his own. He is a firm believer of the saying "A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one," and hence likes to explore his horizons. Bharat started writing for this very reason, and over time, developed a passion towards journalism.

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