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Katy Perry opens up about battling ‘waves of depression’ amid the coronavirus pandemic

The expectant mother received messages of support from fans

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Katy Perry has revealed she’s been battling “waves of depression” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The 35-year-old is currently expecting her first child, a baby girl, with her fiancé Orlando Bloom.

Taking to Twitter, Katy told fans: “Sometimes I don’t know what’s worse trying to avoid the virus or the waves of depression that come with this new norm.”

Fans of the hitmaker quickly responded to her confession, and urged her to stay strong.

“We love you so much. We’re together in this,” a fan account tweeted to her.

“your music is the only thing getting me through it,” another supporter wrote.

 

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When did we all stop believing in MAGIC? #DAISIES ????: 3 days away Pre-save at the link in bio ????

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Katy later reassured her followers by showcasing her growing bump on Instagram, wearing a pastel yellow summer dress.

Promoting her new single Daisies, which will be released on Friday, Katy captioned the post: “When did we all stop believing in MAGIC? #DAISIES.”

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And with the cancellation of Love Island, Ali and Kendra talk about what’s next for the show. Plus the girls discuss the closing down of Bewleys and the huge criticism property developer Johnny Ronan has received.

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