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Luke Bryan Defends Katy Perry’s Controversial ‘American Idol' Kiss

She received a ton of backlash for smooching an auditioning contestant.

American Idol judge Katy Perry got herself into a ton of hot water after she gave auditioning contestant Benjamin Glaze a kiss on the lips during a recent episode. According to Benjamin, the sly kiss made him “a tad bit uncomfortable” as he had never kissed a girl before.  Now, fellow AI judge Luke Bryan is coming to Katy’s defense, saying the whole incident was blown way out of proportion.  Click through for all the details. 

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