Katy Perry played Marie Antoinette on in her newest "Hey Hey Hey" music video.
Katy Perry, 33, portrays one of the famous women of the past centuries, Marie Antoinette and Joan of Arc. In her latest music video, the singer displays a fantasy world with a Versailles-themed setup which she represents historical women.
The pop star is quite known for her top-of-the line music videos. The "Hey Hey Hey" music video depicts Marie Antoinette in a colorful ensemble with an alter-ego of Joan of Arc. As how the original story of the Queen goes, the singer's head is chopped off by King Louis XVI in the video and she comes back vengeful as Joan who picks the cleaved head with a stronghold of the sword in her hand.
More to the plot of the music video, the story revolves around Perry's character and a mix of the ancient and post-modern era. As Marie Antoinette in the feature, she is slurping her Starbucks drink in bed while FaceTiming her boring husband.
The 18th-century character of the pop star eventually gets bored with her partner and find another man to FaceTime with.
The said music video is directed by Isaac Rentz in Beverly Hills, California.
"Hey Hey Hey" belongs to Perry's newest album, Witness. The song is the fourth single to the singer's latest album which is also co-written by Sia. 'Hey Hey Hey' lands number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart following its debut last June.
Earlier in the week, Perry posted a teaser of the video on her official Instagram account. She poses several shots with iconic and colorful looks that she uses in the said music video.
"After a year of peaks and valleys (remember, it's all a journey), I wanted to end 2017 with a fun, triumphant piece of pop candy. Just think of it as a glam little stocking stuffer from me to you," captioned Perry on her Instagram post.
Currently, Perry is in the middle of her international tour for Witness that commenced in September and sets to end in August next year. Though 2018 will be quite a busy year for the pop star, she will still be visible to the television's public eye. She is set to serve as a judge for the newest 'American Idol' season on ABC in March next year. She will be judging alongside with music artists like Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.