In her new film Part of Me, Katy Perry unveils part of her everyday life to her fans and gives them a candid view of what it's like to be a touring musician. Although the film doesn't venture into her home life, Perry reacts to her struggling relationship with her then-husband Russell Brand in the film, which she says fit well into its theme of overcoming obstacles.
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"[The movie] is about overcoming obstacles no matter what shape they come in," the mega pop star said. "Sometimes the obstacle is your job or the people around you...and then sometimes it's your personal struggle."
Although her personal life may have had its obstacles, Perry maintained that she had to keep her composure through it all, most especially when she was performing in concerts.
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"There were times on the road where I literally had to throw myself on that [stage] lift and kind of flip a switch and separate the personal from the professional because it's my personal problems not the audience's problems," the 27-year-old asserted.