After witnessing Foehner’s rockin’ performance of Jimi Hendrix’s “All Along the Watchtower,” Perry carried out her typical shenanigans. Fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan had to hold her back as she said, “I saw some things that my minister parents had to shun.” And when Foehner told Perry he actually is a minister, she responded with a big fangirl smile, “You sure are a minister, and you can preach to me anytime you want.”
Perry eventually became so hot and bothered that she stripped her jacket off and attempted to head toward Foehner on stage. But Richie pulled Perry back, jokingly telling her to pull herself together.
The worked-up Perry acted as though she was going to faint but still managed to quickly give her critique … on Foehner’s actual talent, of course. “I just want to say one thing really quickly before I pass out, ’cause I don’t have very much air capacity left inside of me. I just want to say, whether you are number one, whether America chooses you, you are a star, and do not forget that, and just keep shining, honey. Bye.”
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