‘American Idol’ contestant speaks out in support of Katy Perry: ‘She’s a wonderful person’

%E2%80%98American Idol contestant speaks out in support of Katy Perry

Oliver Steele, a former contestant on American Idol, has as soon as once more reiterated his help for choose Katy Perry, whom he defended in opposition to criticism for mom-shaming a contestant.

Steele has constantly maintained that Perry is a “great particular person,” a sentiment he expressed earlier this month when he assured his followers that she “will not be a bully”.

In a current episode of the American Idol Unaired podcast, Steele elaborated additional on his optimistic expertise working with Perry.

Perry is “slightly extra reserved” than her co-judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, as per Steele. He added that it “doesn’t imply she’s not approachable.”

As per the Each day Mail, Steele stated, “You understand, I used to be slightly irritated with the best way that her — the best way that she was handled after the present and the issues that individuals had been saying, as a result of it’s all bullc—. Katy’s a beautiful particular person.”

“Like I got here as much as her like day one in Hollywood. I used to be like, ‘Katy, would you thoughts if I obtained a photograph?’ And he or she’s like, ‘Yeah, positive, similar to one second.’ As a result of they had been doing like her make-up, after which she’s like, ‘Alright, let’s get that photograph.’ Like she’s simply tremendous candy.”

He continued, saying that she is “supportive in her personal little approach” — and thanked her for “pushing him” to be “higher” and get to his “full potential.”