Did Katy Perry Steal The Idea For Her Parachute-Themed Rise Music Video?!

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There’s no question Katy Perry had us Rise to the challenge in her newest AH-Mazing music video… but what if the idea is not hers alone?!

That’s what the Jonas Brothers‘ father is contesting on Twitter, and the similarities between Miz Perry’s new vid and one from Olivia Somerlyn are inneresting, to say the least.

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Kevin Jonas, Sr. tweeted this out (below) to kick off the controversy:

And while he got a TON of reaction from fans of every stripe on the social network, it’s best to just take it to the videos themselves to see what U think!

Ch-ch-check out Somerlyn’s Parachute (below):

And then immediately after, ch-ch-check out Perry’s Rise (below):


For what it’s worth, a rep for the director of RisePaul Gore — told reporters that the similarities are entirely coincidental, saying:

“The filmmakers created a video for Katy Perry having never before seen the other video. Any similarity is pure coincidence.”

Even Parachute director Ryan Pallotta weighed in on the controversy, saying:

“Paul Gore is a revered director and I’m sure he wouldn’t knowingly copy anything. It’s just a parachute ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ there are lots of them in prop houses and I would chalk this up to coincidence.”


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What do U think?? Much ado about nothing, or are the similarities too great to ignore?!

Let us know in the comments (below)!

[Image via Kevin Jonas, Sr./Twitter.]

Aug 6, 2016 11:44am PDT

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