American singer Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson better known at Katy Perry, songwriter and actress. Perry grew up listening to only gospel music and sang in her local church as a child. After earning a GED during her first year of high school, she began to pursue a career in music. As Katy Hudson, she released a self-titled gospel album in 2001
Perry is the first female artist to get five hits on the Billboard Hot 100 in one year. Her second studio album Teenage Dream was released in August 2010
Perry became a guest judge on the seventh series of British television show The X Factor and the ninth season of American Idol. She has released fragrances "Purr" and "Meow".
Russell Edward Brand is an English comedian, actor, columnist, singer, and author and radio/television presenter. Born 4 June 1975
He has also been a voice actor for animated films such as 2010's Despicable Me and the 2011 film Hop. He starred in the 2011 remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore film Arthur.
His eccentricity and his controversies in the British media, including his dismissal from MTV for dressing up as Osama bin Laden and controversies while presenting at various award ceremonies,
He married American pop singer Katy Perry in October 2010. On December 23, 2011,
Katy Perry & Russell Brand to Divorce after 14 Months of Marriage
Russell Brand has filed for divorce from Katy Perry. In documents filed in Los Angeles, the British funnyman and actor cites "irreconcilable differences" for the split.
The news comes following weeks of speculation about the state of the couple's marriage, which went into overdrive a week ago when it became clear Brand and singer Perry would not be spending Christmas together.
Instead, both were pictured without their wedding rings - Perry on vacation in Hawaii and Brand in London.
In a statement announcing the sad news, Brand writes, "Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage. I'll always adore her and I know we'll remain friends."
The pair wed in India in October, 2010.