1. Katy Perry will release a music video tomorrow, July 31. She Instagrammed this teaser image today:
The above image looks like it might have been shot by Terry Richardson, but a spokesperson for Perry’s label Capitol confirms the controversial photographer did not direct the upcoming video.
2. To the internet, Katy’s baby hair and cornrows looked pretty familiar:
7. To be fair: Part of what’s so great about Katy is that her identity is plastic, an infinitely bendable amalgamation of other people, assembled into one.
10. Also, the metallic tears Nicki Minaj cries in her 2014 “Pills N Potions” video resembles the teardrop in FKA Twigs’ 2013 video for “Water Me.”
A rep for FKA Twigs did not immediately return a request for comment.
11. Anyway! Listen to FKA Twigs’ new song “Pendelum.” It’s great.
- The Trump administration is reportedly considering a set of policies to prosecute parents who illegally enter the US with their children.
- Norma McCorvey, the woman behind the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case, Roe v. Wade, has died in Texas at 69.
- Mark Sanford held a town hall on Saturday that he organized with Indivisible, a group dedicated to holding members of Congress' feet to the fire.
- Donald Glover has been cast as Simba in Disney's remake of "The Lion King."