By Melissa Unger
Last’s night’s Grammy Awards was a big night for music, but it was also a big night for marriage equality. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, along with Madonna and Queen Latifah all took to the stage and lifted their microphones to support the LGBT community in the fight for the right of all couples to wed. As Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performed they’re song “Same Love,” more than 30 couples were married on stage, but these two were not the only performers of the night to share in the love and support of marriage equality.
Shortly following the performance of “Same Love,” the “I Kissed a Girl” songstress, Katy Perry, took to Instagram to share love and support for those in the LGBT community. Snapping a photo of herself smiling with what looks to be a wedding bouquet, she told the world “Congrats to all the #samelove couples tonight. You had me in tears of joy for y’all! Also… Look who caught the bouquet!!! #okuuuurrrr.”
Earlier during the show, Katy performed her latest hit, “Dark Horse.” Though she didn’t win any awards last night, her performance definitely brought out a lot of heat.
Her Instagram post comes right on the heels of Katy’s latest social media campaign. Over the weekend, clearly upset, Katy took to Twitter on Saturday in response to the latest mass shooting, which occurred at a mall in Maryland. The incident, which claimed the lives of three individuals, caused Katy to beg for change on Twitter. She questioned the normalcy of public shootings these days. She asked if anyone else was scared, and she wondered when will this actually change. She challenged us by asking, “How many more people have to die?”
Scared to go to school? Scared to go to the mall? Scared to go to the movies? Me too. When will there be ACTUAL change? How many more?!
— Katy Perry (@katyperry) January 25, 2014
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