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11/30/2021 02:10:33 pm

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Netizens Slam Kenji Wu Over Katy Perry’s 'Late’ Arrival At Taipei Concert

Taiwanese singer Kenji Wu was criticized by netizens and was called ignorant after he aired his complaint regarding American pop singer Katy Perry's later appearance at the Taipei leg of her concert tour on April 28.

On April 29, Kenji Wu, who attended Katy Perry's sold-out concert at the Taipei Arena, wrote a post on his official Facebook page to air his grievances against the pop star whim he said ' went overboard' after Perry showed up at 9 P.M. local time when the concert was supposed to begin at 7:30 P.M., Toggle reports.

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However, the singer's post was met with criticism by netizens who accused him of being "ignorant." Netizens came to Katy Perry's defense, citing that it is common for western artists to have an opening act prior to their performances during concerts.

Users, who came across the 35-year old singer's Facebook post, further criticized him for not being sufficiently informed about the event when organizers already sent word that the California Girls hit maker's performance will start at 9 P.M.

However, Kenji Wu defended himself and wrote another post saying that he will admit that it is his fault if getting ready for a concert meant being told ahead that Katy Perry would arrive late at her show.

On the one hand, renowned Taiwanese singer Harlem Yu also expressed his disappointment with the concert and posted about it online. Yu explained that his child invited him to watch the concert and expressed that it was already 9 P.M. and Perry has not come out yet.

In related news, Katy Perry seemed to have sparked a political controversy after she wore an outfit which was deemed as a political statement during her concert in Taiwan. The actress wore a green gown with sunflower embellishments along with the flag of Taiwan which she used as a cape.

Many argue that the flag itself was a political statement however her dress is speculated to be just a wardrobe choice by Katy Perry's styling team since she has worn the dress in past performances. But some saw it as a commemoration of the Sunflower Student Movement of 2014.

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