Katy Perry: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

From edgy style to meeting celebs from around the world, all the reasons to love Katy Perry

Katy Perry @ 100M: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, aka Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter whose Twitter account hit the mark of 100 million followers. (Instagram)

Katy Perry @ 100m: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

She is the first person to reach 100m Twitter followers, just ahead of Justin Bieber (96.7m) and Barack Obama (91m). (Instagram)

A still from Katy Perry's Bon Appetit

"Today, we #WITNESS history.

Congratulations @katyperry, the first to reach 100 million followers! #LoveKaty" posted Twitter along with a video of compiled tweets posted by Perry over the years. (Instagram)

Katy Perry @ 100M: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

Perry tweeted in response: “Thank you, @Twitter, for always giving me an opportunity to have a voice!” (Instagram)

Katy Perry @ 100M: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

She joined Twitter on February 21, 2009, and since then has posted more than 8,500 tweets. (Instagram)

Katy Perry and Sachin Tendulkar

"Had a great time @ the IPL ceremony in INDIA. Met Sachin Tendulkar, one of the BEST cricket players in the world!" Katy Perry posted on Twitter in 2012. (Twitter)

Katy Perry @ 100M: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

Recently, she changed her Twitter biography to "I know nothing." from " Artist. Activist. Conscious." (Twitter)

Katy Perry's feud with Taylor Swift

Katy finally spoke about her feud with pop star Taylor Swift. During Carpool Karaoke with James Corden she said the dispute was over some background dancers. She said that she tried unsuccessfully to settle the dispute privately. She finally decided to come clean because she reached her breaking point. (Twitter)

Katy Perry with Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

“We have just one of my favourite people performing tonight – Katy Perry. We are so grateful to her,” said Obama, in 2016. He further went on, “I love Katy Perry. She is just a wonderful person. I just met her mom, now I know why she’s such a wonderful person.” (Twitter)

Katy Perry @ 100M: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

Katy Perry performing at a concert during her California Tour in support of her third studio album, "Teenage Dream". A portion of the revenue generated during this tour was donated to three charities-- the Children's Health Fund (CHF), Generosity Water and Humane Society of the United States (Twitter)

Katy Perry @ 100m: Why Twitter loves & loathes her

Katy Perry has her own range of fragrances which has nine perfumes. The fragrances were made in collaboration with Stephen Nilsen, Natasha Cote, Laurent Le Guernec and Givaudan. (Twitter)

Katy Perry at the Met Gala

Here is Katy in the famous red, intricately-embroidered gown designed by John Galliano that she wore for this year's Met Gala. (Facebook)