American Idol' judge Katy Perry wears 'MAMA' hat after mom-shamed contestant quits
American Idol judge Katy Perry wore a "Mama" hat after a mom-shamed contestant quit the show.
During the episode, Perry and fellow judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie sent contestant Cassandra Coleman home.
Coleman received criticism for her nerves during her performances, which led to her mom receiving backlash online.
Perry addressed the situation on Instagram, calling out the "unkind" and "untrue" comments about Coleman and her mother.
She also apologized for her "sharp" critiques of Coleman's performances and offered support to the contestant and her family.
Perry's "Mama" hat was a symbol of solidarity with Coleman's mother and a reminder to treat each other with kindness.
The incident sparked a larger conversation about the impact of online bullying and the need for empathy and compassion.
Perry has been a judge on American Idol since 2018 and has been praised for her nurturing and supportive approach.
She has also been open about her own experiences with mental health struggles and the importance of seeking help.
Perry's actions serve as a reminder that we all have the power to lift each other up and create a more compassionate world.
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