Obviously, today's pop stars have learned nothing from the failures of Lady Gaga. The saga of bizarre circle-of-life alien-inspired music videos continue their circulation thanks to Katy Perry
and the man who can't let a fad slip through his chokehold of relevance: Kanye West
. In all fairness, Katy Perry usually provides catchy enough head-bopping music alongside mildly entertaining videos, and Kanye West has a slight aura of cool that even we can't deny him, but seriously, what were you two thinking?! "E.T." is a good song, and the addition of Kanye West on the track was a somewhat exciting prospect, but this video has one scary flash of deer eye too many to be considered anything but weird for the sake of weird.
Nearly two minutes of the video is dominated by Katy's transformation from hilarious-looking alien into somewhat of a human being as she flies through space wearing many a flowing garment. Then, with no warning, the White Witch from Narnia
turns into some sort of princess out of The Legend of Zelda. Sounds cool, right? Nope! You will soon see why.
Watch the new music video for "E.T." by Katy Perry featuring Kanye West below:
Katy Perry, you are hot. And you could have made a hot alien. I guess. BUT YOU HAVE DEER LEGS. DEER LEGS. Ugh. Next.
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