By Joseph Martinez –
Pop worlds collided as music Divas Katy Perry and Britney Spears came together on the blue carpet for the ‘Smurfs 2’ premiere in Westwood, CA on Sunday (July 28, 2013). The two made it clear that this was a family affair, as they brought their nearest and dearest loved ones to the event.
Katy, who reprises her voice role as Smurfette, was accompanied by her grandmother Ann Hudson, who wore a T-shirt reading, “I’ve got the hots for Papa Smurf”.
Britney, who’s song is featured on the film’s soundtrack was accompanied to the Los Angeles premiere at the Regency Village Theatre.by her two sons, Sean Preston, seven, and six-year-old Jayden James … and they seemed very excited to be there.
It seems hard to believe that Britney Spears and Katy Perry are just meeting for the first time. Katy revealed to E! just how excited she was to meet the “Toxic” singer. “I can’t wait to meet her,” Katy said prior to their first encounter. Then afterwards, the moment brought tears – “OMG!!!!! I CAN’T IM CRYING,” Katy wrote on Twitter after the two pop stars met at Sunday’s premiere in Los Angeles.
Fashion alert: Katy, wore a Tadashi Shoji blue leather dress with mesh bodice and flower detailing that she matched with Pedro Garcia heels and Britney wore a figure hugging, sky blue, Herve Leger bandage mini dress with blocks of black to accentuate her curves, Saint Laurent shoes, and Chris Aire diamond earrings.
Also in attendance were the film’s co-stars, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin and many other invited guests. (photos: © 2013 Joe Martinez / Picturelux)
About the film:
In this sequel to Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation’s hybrid live action/animated family blockbuster comedy The Smurfs™, the evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs, Garga mel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris, where he has been winning the adoration of millions as the world¹s greatest sorcerer. It’s up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy, and Vanity to return to our time, reunite with their human friends Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her! Will Smurfette, who has always felt different from the other Smurfs, find a new connection with the Naughties Vexy and Hackus – or will the Smurfs convince her that their love for her is True Blue? Returning cast includes Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, with Katy Perry as Smurfette and Hank Azaria as Gargamel. Brendan Gleeson joins the cast as Victor. Joining the voice cast are Christina Ricci and JB Smoove as Vexy and Hackus. SMURFS 2 opens nationwide July 31st, 2013.
See an entire gallery of images from the event at PictureLux and The Hollywood Archive