Now, that’s not something you hear every day. According to the Kernel, several conspiracy theorists on the Internet are 100 percent certain that Katy Perry is actually late pageant princess JonBenet Ramsey — and they’re hell-bent on convincing the rest of society too.
In a recently resurfaced YouTube video from December 2014, the faceless voice of Dave Johnson proclaims that the bizarre 1996 Ramsey murder case was all a hoax that Perry, 31, has kept under wraps in her rise to fame.
“All of these people are liars, man,” Johnson intones over images comparing Ramsey and Perry. “Nobody died, nobody got hurt. That sacrifice was in name only, and that was to get something, and that something was to become a star. JonBenet became Katy Perry, and that’s a fact.”
The YouTube user then reveals several facts that bolster his claim, including the fact that JonBenet’s parents, John and Patsy, look remarkably similar to Perry’s own parents, pastors Keith Hudson and Mary Perry. (Patsy died in June 2006 of ovarian cancer; John has since remarried, tying the knot with fashion designer Jan Rousseaux in 2011.)
“He shaved his head. She lost some weight,” Johnson quips, superimposing images of both sets of parents onto each other to prove his point.
Another theorist with the YouTube username Jungle Surfer also pointed to the fact that Perry and JonBenet look alike, right down to their similar eyebrows.
“You know, the eyebrows don’t change much on a person,” he intones over his own video backing up Johnson’s claims. “You’re born with your eyebrows. They’re very close, very close indeed, aren’t they? … As you know, this whole entertainment industry is just a charade — you really don’t know the truth.”
The mystery surrounding JonBenet’s murder is still to this day one of the most confounding mysteries. Though her parents, and even her older brother, Burke, were all named as suspects in the case, their involvement in the little girl’s murder was cleared partially in 2003, and then finally in July 2008.
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