Katy Perry Request Her Net Worth Not Be Revealed In Upcoming “Dark Horse” Trial Over
In a case filed against Kety Perry in 2014 by Christian rappers Marcus Gray (aka Flame) and Chike Ojukwu where they accused Kety for ripping off the gospel group’s 2008 song “Joyful Noise” for her 2013 hit, “Dark Horse.” They claimed they never gave permission or were paid and sued seeking unspecified damages.
Katy Perry is asking for any discussion of how rich she is to be banned from being discussed during an upcoming court trial, in which a Christian gospel group is accusing her of stealing their music.
According to court documents obtained the singer — along with music producer Dr. Luke and rapper Juicy J — are asking a judge to not allow the jury to hear comments about their wealth.
In her motion, Perry says any discussion during the trial of her “general wealth” has no relevance to the case at hand. She believes the gospel group suing her will only try to bring it up in hopes of biasing the jury to award high damages.
The singer is worth A LOT of money, with an estimated net worth of hundreds of millions. Forbes has her pulling in $83 million in 2018. She previously made over $130 million during 2015 and commands $20 million per season as a judge on “American Idol.”