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Katy Perry’s Pastor Father Responds to Berating From Angry Mother: 'I Have Nothing To Do With My Daughter's Music Videos'

( [email protected] ) Nov 19, 2015 03:38 PM EST
The pastor father of popstar Katy Perry was recently confronted by an angry mother who blamed him for the famed singer's "satanic music" and warned Perry will drag her father to hell "right along with her."
Katy Perry pictured in a scene from her controversial "Dark Horse" music video. YouTube/ScreenGrab

The pastor father of popstar Katy Perry was recently confronted by an angry mother who blamed him for the famed singer's "satanic music" and warned Perry will drag her father to hell "right along with her."

"Do you know that she is one of the most wicked people?" the woman, identified only as Christine, said in the clip. "She is a satanic woman who has led millions to hell."

In the clip, Hudson, who founded Keith Hudson ministries along with his wife, Mary, responded to the woman, who questioned his ability to be a Christian leader because of his daughter's actions, by explaining that he ministers "all over the world."

However, the woman continued to berate the pastor, telling him, "Then minister to your daughter, because that is needed more than ever. You ought to know better - when you have a girl that walks with satan the way she does!"

She added, "She is taking you to hell right along with her, including millions of young women and men who are listening to her videos!".

In turn, Hudson contended that he has "nothing to" with his daughter's videos, and asked, "You think you're acting like a Christian right now?"

Christine responded by saying that as a Christian, she has every right to judge Hudson and his daughter.

"The fruit of your tree is pretty rotten, along with your daughter's!" she cried.

According to gossip website TMZ, the incident unfolded outside of a Christian radio station in Phoenix, Arizona. Speaking to the site, Hudson said he worried Christine might physically assault him and said she was "a bitter and angry woman trying to blame my kid for her kid's mistakes."

The pastor added that while the interaction ended peacefully, he wouldn't be surprised if Christine was waiting outside his church in the near future.

As previously reported by the Gospel Herald, Perry -- real name Katy Hudson -- was raised in a Christian home and grew up attending religious camps for church.

Because her parents discouraged her from listening to secular music, Perry grew up surrounded by Gospel music eventually released her first self-titled album as a contemporary Christian artist.

Over time, Perry branched out to secular music and was signed on to Capitol Music Group, where she released her first secular album including the hit single, I Kissed A Girl.

In the process, the singer turned from her Christian faith, telling Marie Claire in a 2013 interview that she's no longer Christian and doesn't believe in heaven, hell or "an old man sitting on a throne."

Perry did say that she believes in a higher power - a paradigm that holds her accountable.

"Accountability is rare to find, especially with people like myself, because nobody wants to tell you something you don't want to hear," she said. "I actually don't trust people who start to turn on me because they get scared of telling me the truth."

While she no longer adheres to Christianity, Perry has said she still feels close to God and also practices transcendental meditation, a form of mantra meditation.

"I'm not Buddhist, I'm not Hindu, I'm not Christian, but I still feel like I have a deep connection with God," she said at the time. "I pray all the time - for self-control, for humility. There's a lot of gratitude in it. Just saying 'thank you' sometimes is better than asking for things."

Perry's parents have previously expressed sorrow over their daughter's decision to abandon her faith and promote a worldview that goes against Biblical instruction.

"They ask how can I preach if I produce a girl who sang about kissing another girl? I was at a concert of Katy's where there were 20,000. I'm watching this generation and they were going at it. It almost looked like church. I stood there and wept and kept on weeping and weeping," Hudson said in a sermon last year. "They're loving and worshipping the wrong thing."

"Satan's assault on our youth is relentless, and they can't fight against it alone," Mary Hudson, Perry's mother, wrote in Charisma magazine. "Parents have to walk in their God-given authority-children can't be left to raise themselves."