Katy Perry has found herself in deep water with her new single Bon Appétit after it was confirmed that she is collaborating on it with controversial rap group Migos.
Last month the hip-hop trio refused to support the coming out of rapper iLoveMakonnen in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine in which they claimed that it was an example of "the world being f***ed up".
"This world is not right," said band member Takeoff before one of the trio hastily clarified that "We ain’t saying it’s nothing wrong with the gays".
The group, who feature on the soundtrack to Fast and Furious 8, later released a statement on Twitter denying they were homophobic.
Despite this, the controversy hasn't gone away and now Katy Perry finds herself in the firing line for collaborating with them on Bon Appétit, the second single from her upcoming studio album.
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Perry has long been an outspoken advocate of LGBT causes and last month was awarded a National Equality Award at the Human Rights Campaign gala in the United States.
However, many fans are less than impressed with her decision to work with Migos. The controversy grew after it was hinted that Ariana Grande had originally been scheduled to guest on the record.
Migos are homophobic you have lost the gays on this one @katyperry Gaga truly won.— dan (@Toxlcityy) April 26, 2017
Katy Perry is currently facing backlash for collaborating with 'homophobic' rapper Quavo on her new single, "Bon Appétit". pic.twitter.com/4NfhX4T95c— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) April 27, 2017
@katyperry katy please we don't want any migos— #WeAreReadyForKP5 (@KatysusPerrist) April 26, 2017
you cut Ariana last minute for MIGOS of all people? why do the gays keep losing ? @katyperry— dyl? (@pinkpixeIs) April 26, 2017
The song itself has been given a mixed response from fans with some praising it for being the "song of the summer'" while others have been decidedly less impressed, saying it left their "ears bleeding".