About a week ago, Katy Perry went undercover at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York to "punk some bitches".
The stunt was a part of Vanity Fair's "Derek Does Stuff With A Friend" series and featured Perry poking her head through a table and hiding underneath a round lid (or cloche, if you wanna be fancy).
The idea was that visitors to the gallery would be wonderfully surprised by the pop star and scream and laugh and carry on – as is the way these pranks usually go.
And, in the full five minute video, it does seem like some people were excited and even shocked by the surprise of Perry's head on a table.
There's even this one woman who doesn't get that it's Perry at all, and instead starts asking the pop star questions, believing her to be a literal performance artist. "So what are your themes that you're developing?" she asks.
However, another cut of the stunt – which just about removes all background noise and only includes some very, very awkward museum goers – is going viral as well. It is, to put it lightly, incredibly uncomfortable.
And people are reacting accordingly:
But yes, unfortunately for the Perry haters out there, the scene wasn't anywhere near as awkward as you might believe. Hell, look how excited this girl is when she realises whose head is poking through the table.
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