Katy Perry and Zooey Deschanel have lengthy been known as superstar lookalikes, however the pop star revealed she used to reap the benefits of their comparable appearances years in the past by really posing as the actress round Hollywood.
The worldwide pop star admitted to her years-long secret whereas chatting with Deschanel in an Instagram Stay on Monday — and it seems, it did not precisely take the “Elf” star without warning.
Recalling her rise to fame, Perry mentioned she used to tug the stunt when she first moved to Los Angeles on the age of 17 and was a “no one.”
“You have got at all times been all the things to me, however in that second, I used to be so complimented to seem like you. I’ve to confess to you on the Stay, that, um, after I first bought to LA I went to the membership so much. And I wished to get into the membership, and I had no cash and I had no clout. I had nothing, and generally I’d pose as you to get into the membership,” Perry, now 36, revealed.
Deschanel not solely handed off Perry’s admission with grace, the “500 Days of Summer season” actress mentioned she really caught on to the singer’s secret a very long time in the past.
“Properly, I do know this as a result of individuals had been like, ‘I noticed you!’ I used to be such a goody two-shoes and other people saved going, ‘I noticed you out. I made eye contact with you.’ I used to be like, ‘No!'” Deschanel responded.
The actress recalled questioning “who is that this Katy?” and mentioned she was relieved to seek out out it was certainly Perry. In actual fact, Deschanel mentioned she thought of Perry’s previous antics a praise.
“Once I met you I used to be so relieved since you’re so fairly and I used to be like, ‘Ugh, thank God!'” Deschanel laughed.
Perry went on to name her teenage years and early 20s earlier than fame her “wild little one years.” Trying again, she laughed on the reminiscence of individuals referring to her as “Fooey, which is a pretend Zooey!”
The friends’ candid chat on Monday was in conjuction with the discharge of Perry’s new music video launch for “Not the Finish of the World,” which Deschanel stars in. Within the video, Deschanel, 40, is mistaken for Perry by blue aliens who’re plotting to abduct the pop star.
The music was launched earlier this yr as a part of Perry’s most up-to-date album, “Smile.”
Even after Perry’s surprising admission, Deschanel lauded the singer for being so dedicated to her work on the music video, regardless of it being filmed throughout what Perry mentioned was her “maternity go away.”
“You continue to had been so concerned that you simply got here to set, you probably did your personal cameo. I used to be simply so impressed along with your work ethic to how dedicated you’re to all the content material you place out,” Deschanel mentioned.