Let’s hope Katy’s husband, Orlando Bloom, doesn’t mind what she was actually singing about!
A shockingly hidden meaning of Cherry Chapstick in Katy Perry’s I Kissed a Girl is finally revealed.
What is the meaning of Cherry Chapstick in Katy Perry’s I Kissed a Girl?
I Kissed a Girl is a song from Perry’s 2008 album, One of the Boys, and is one of her favorite hits. However, Cheri Chapstick means lip balm in her song.
Why do people think ‘cherry chapstick’ has a different meaning?
Well, in the popular game – Just Dance – I Kissed a Girl is a featured song. Still, the “Cherry Chapstick” line has really bled out.
So, it got people wondering why developers would censor a phrase as innocuous as lip balm.
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But the game developers had their reasons as it was later revealed that “cherry chapstick” is a euphemism for a woman’s intimate area.
Has Katy Perry ever talked about meaning?
It’s hard to imagine that Perry is writing the same song she wrote 10 years ago.
Perry talks about the meaning of the song an interview with glamour, and he expressed regret about the track.
She told the magazine, “If I had to rewrite that song, I’d probably do an edit on it. Lyrically, it has some stereotypes. In 10 years your mind changes so much”.
Despite the success of the song, it has proved controversial. Singer Beth Ditto labeled it as “Aggressive to gay culture”.