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Hillary Clinton Fangirls Over ‘Champion' Katy Perry In Epic Girl Power Speech

A failed campaign isn't enough to keep these two apart.

Hillary Clinton showed her love for Katy Perry after the singer won an award at a UNICEF gala in New York City on Tuesday night.

The former presidential candidate surprised the superstar by presenting her with the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award.

Katy Perry and Hillary Clinton


She gave the singer a glowing review in her speech. Clinton said,

On a personal level, I cannot tell you how delighted I am to be here to help celebrate a global megastar.

I have seen Katy's commitment to the causes she believes in firsthand. I've gotten to spend time with her and I know how deeply she cares about making our world a better place.

She is serious about understanding the complex problems we face and pulling people together to solve them. We need champions like Katy now more than ever: her passion, her energy and, yes, her voice, louder than a lion.

katy perry dressed in american flag dress on stage singing into microphone


KP, who won the award after she helped raise more than $1 million for UNICEF, couldn't help but massage Clinton's ego as well.

She added,

I've always had a voice – a singing voice – but I've never had a voice like I've had before. Hillary has lit that voice inside of me, and that light will never go out, it will continue to get brighter and brighter and brighter. Thank you, Hillary.

These guys were side-by-side for most of the presidential campaign trail. KP was one of countless female celebs who endorsed Clinton at numerous public events.

They actually look like proper BFFs. I'd die to have one of these girls in my life.

Can we just enjoy this throwback of Katy Perry dressed as Hillary Clinton for one second?

Katy Perry getting dressed up as Hillary Clinton for Halloween


Amazing work.

She got dressed up as the grandmother for Halloween and went to a party alongside boyfriend Orlando Bloom. She had a Bill Clinton and a Donald Trump on hand.

Katy Perry dressed as Hillary Clinton and Orlando Bloom dressed as Bill Clinton for Hallloween


It was scary real. Judging by last night, Clinton appreciated the detailed costume.

Dear Hillary Clinton

Citations: The Cut

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Oliver McAteer


Brit abroad. Previously worked on Metro.co.uk and Snapchat with the Daily Mail.
Brit abroad. Previously worked on Metro.co.uk and Snapchat with the Daily Mail.

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