Model Josh Kloss has accused Pop star Katy Perry for allegedly making inappropriate and non-consensual contact with him at a social event.
The model made the accusations ahead of the ninth anniversary of the Teenage Dream album release.
In an Instagram post, Kloss said his experience of working on the video was “one of the most confusing, assaulting, and belittling jobs I’ve ever done.”
Josh Kloss wrote: “This one time I brought a friend who was dying to meet her. It was Johny Wujek’s birthday party at Moonlight Rollerway. And when I saw her, we hugged and she was still my crush. But as I turned to introduce my friend, she pulled my Adidas sweats and underwear out as far as she could to show a couple of her guy friends and the crowd around us my penis. Can you imagine how pathetic and embarrassed I felt? I just say this now because our culture is set on proving men of power are perverse. But females with power are just as disgusting.”
The model played Perry’s love interest in the video for one for her most popular songs.
In another post, Kloss shared the screenshots of emails with Perry’s representatives, highlighting the way they controlled his media presence. He claimed that the singer’s representatives prevented him from speaking about this with her.
Kloss went on to claim that he was only paid USD$ 650 for his work on the video, even though it was used on her tour and in her DVD.
Perry has yet to comment on these claims made by Kloss.