- Katy Perry praised Alyssa Raghunandan's performance on American Idol
- Katy Perry told Alyssa, "Sound that good at 15?"
- Katy married Russell Brand as per Hindu wedding rituals in 2010
Here's what Katy Perry tweeted:
In her introduction video, Alyssa revealed that she was raised by her father Dennis Raghunandan, after her parents got divorced when she was just two-years-old. She also said that her father is her 'best friend', who helped her with a career in music and for being with her at every audition. At the end of Alyssa Raghunandan's performance, Katy Perry commented, "Sound that good at 15? I full-body felt what you were singing; I am a believer in you." All this while, Alyssa was wiping her tears with a beaming smile.
Watch Alyssa Raghunandan's performance here:
On October 23, 2010, Katy Perry married comedian-actor Russell Brand in India, as per traditional Hindu wedding rituals. The week-long wedding celebrations at Aman-i-Khas resort near the Ranthambhore Tiger sanctuary in Rajasthan were attended by their close friends and family. The couple got divorced in 2012.
Katy Perry recently faced backlash after she unexpectedly kissed 19-year-old performer Benjamin Glaze, right before his performance on American Idol.