Katy Perry's Parents Slam the Press Over Divorce Reports (Video)

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The singer's father Keith Hudson called out reporters Sunday morning during a church tour saying he wanted to "save" the media.

Katy Perry's dad wants to "save" the press.

"We wanna get you saved, so you can write good stuff, Amen!" father Keith Hudson said in a sermon Sunday morning.

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The criticism comes on the heels of reports that Perry's parents called her divorce a "gift from God." In a video posted on TMZ, Hudson called for any members of the press in the packed Ft. Collins, GA church to stand up.

Perry remained mum about her recent divorce filing until yesterday, when she tweeted, “Concerning the gossip, I want to be clear that NO ONE speaks for me. Not a blog, magazine, "close sources" or my family."

Her father seems to have gotten the message - a stand-up routine about the press was the only indirect reference he made to Katy.

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