Katy Perry felt the heat from Britney fans after Tweeting her minor-distaste for product placement in music videos. Fans assumed she was talking about Britney's latest music video for Hold It Against Me. She said:
"do it w/style & grace...Not so in ur face like some. U hv to get creative w/it. Some artists don't care tho, & u can tell."
Not a smart move to piss off Britney fans, even if it wasn't your intent! Now, Perry is setting the record straight. She went on a Twitter-rampage Tuesday afternoon to tell her followers she was NOT dissing Brit Brit, rather the general concept of product placement, which she admits to using in her videos as well:
Dear tabloid media aka FILTH: pls note I expressed an overall feeling bout product placement, their roles in vids & the art of them being complimenting or sticking out. Most, if not ALL popsters welcome deals w/products 2 offset costs of big budget vids in these recessional music industry times. I'VE used them in MY vids before & am happy 2b able 2 make a better vid because of. Once AGAIN, stop pitting artists against artist for ur sensational satisfaction & stick to what ur best @: lying, gossiping, exaggerating & overall lending a hand 2 the deterioration of a generation.
Katy's always been a big fan of Britney, so we'll buy this!