The 61st Grammy Awards, hosted by Alicia Keys, were broadcast live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBS
The singer and American Idol judge, 34, turned heads on the red carpet at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday evening, wearing a strapless bubblegum-pink Balmain Couture gown featuring a sculptural silver-accented bodice and a structured pleated skirt. Djula diamond jewelry added extra sparkle to her look.
Fans were quick to use social media to poke a bit of good-natured fun at Perry’s outfit, likening it to a host of household objects — and sweet snacks!
Along the same confectionery lines, a second fan posted a photograph of pink Hostess Sno Balls, writing, “Katy Perry’s dress reminds me of Hostess Sno Balls cakes. Now I want cake 😂”
A third user wrote on Instagram, “Ok, lol hahahahaha ❤️” alongside a split of Perry posing in her dress next to a modified image showing what the bottom of the gown would look like as an ice-cream cone.
The “Firework” singer took the comparisons in stride, sharing the above examples on her Instagram Story and perhaps the most hilarious one to her actual feed.
“Hi to whoever made this edit 😘,” Perry captioned a Photoshopped image of herself in the dress — attached to the end of a pink paint roller.
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Perry performed at the ceremony as part of the star-studded tribute to legendary country musician Dolly Parton, who was honored Friday by the the Recording Academy’s charity, MusiCares, as its annual person of the year.
Kacey Musgraves and Perry kicked off the tribute with Parton’s hit “Here You Come Again.” Moments into the song, the country superstar herself, 73, took the stage to join the pair, standing out between the two scarlet-clad singers in her sheer white dress.