The pop star concerned fans who noticed the "glitch" during a recent performance as part of her Las Vegas “Play” residency as the singer appeared to be unable to open her right eye.
In the clip which has been viewed 19 million times on TikTok, one of Perry's eyelids is completely shut while the other is open, she then touched her temple to open the closed eye, and repeated this motion once more.
One person wrote: "The conspiracy theorists are gonna go crazy over this one."
"When the eyelash glue is sticking," another person said, providing a simpler theory.
Someone else added: "Just give her a second to reboot y’all."
As a result of the video, it caused fans to joke and theorise that she is a "malfunctioning robot" with "mechanical failure" but now Perry herself has taken to social media to reveal what was going on.
"The show’s set list is a fun [rollacoaster] through memory lane going all the way back to 2008, a time when we weren’t all frozen by the paranoia of our own echo chambers!
She continued: "This show is a nonstop party about finding unconditional love and strangely (for me) not political at all, heck I pour beer out of my tits (that’s a party trick too… I don’t actually lactate hops silly goose!)
"Hope to sing along with you in 2023! And we’ll drink, this one’s on me, cause we’re all #chainedtothealgorithm," she added.
There you have it, conspiracy theory solved.
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