During her chat with McKesson, the singer addressed her struggle with interviews and attempting to "avoid traps" they set for her.
In the stream, Katy sobbed as she admitted that she used to have suicidal thoughts before revealing the heartbreaking reason why she cut her hair short earlier this year.
"I wrote a song about it", the singer explained. You can be right or you can be loved.
Katy then added: "You can be right or you can be loved".
At one point she spoke to her therapist, Dr. Siri Sat Man Singh, and Katy confessed her hope of splitting from her "pop persona, ' instead living as the actual "Katheryn Hudson" (who is apparently much more of a 'dork" than we know).
The whole session's absolutely RIVETING, to be honest. "And I listened, and I heard, and I didn't know", Perry told McKesson.
The 32-year-old singer is now live-streaming her life through the YouTube video "Witness World Wide". In annual public attitudes surveys, record numbers of people said they would be willing to live, work or continue a relationship with someone who has a mental health problem.
The singer even opened up about her alter-ego of Katy Perry, and said that sometimes she just wants to be Kathryn Hudson again. Perry said that when folks ask her about the one who got away, it's Groban.
Swift on Friday released her back catalog to streaming services, after eschewing most such platforms for three years, on the same day that Perry released her new album "Witness" in what was widely seen as a bid to steal Perry's thunder.
Katy Perry has apologised for appropriating black and Asian culture in her past music videos.
Just when you thought you'd seen it all during Katy Perry's freaky Big Brother-style four-day YouTube live stream, it's gotten a lot weirder.
The host said, "If I had Bloom's body, I would never be clothed", when referencing her and the actor's famous photos from their trip to Italy in 2016.