Katy Perry praises Taylor Swift for diving into politics
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Katy Perry is praising Taylor Swift for her newfound Democratic political activism, saying the “Delicate” singer is setting a “great example.”

Perry, 33, was one of former presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Third vaccine candidate with 90% efficacy Biden won — so why did Trump's popularity hit its highest point ever? The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Calls mount to start transition as Biden readies Cabinet picks MORE’s most vocal supporters in the music industry, performing at the 2016 Democratic National Convention and hitting the campaign trail with the former secretary of State.

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At a Thursday event in Los Angeles, Perry lauded Swift for breaking her virtual career-long silence on political issues. 

Earlier this month, Swift endorsed via an Instagram post former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) in his bid against Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnSunday shows preview: Biden transition, COVID-19 spike in spotlight Senate GOP to drop documentary series days before election hitting China, Democrats over coronavirus Senate Judiciary to vote on subpoena for Twitter CEO next week MORE (R) for the state’s open Senate seat.

“In the past I’ve been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now,” Swift, 28, wrote.

“Of course,” Perry told reporters when asked about “liking” the Instagram post, according to Us Weekly. “She’s setting such a great example.”

Swift and Perry indicated that they had squashed a long-running beef earlier this year. Perry had said last year that the feud originally stemmed from an issue over hiring back-up dancers.