But ______ is more than just another pop sweetie/dreamboat. (S)he is an energetic, industrious personification of the marvelous paradoxes that contemporary commercial music encompasses.
— Variations on these sentences have been written about at least 30 different people over the last ten years, and this time its AO Scott on Katy Perry. Also note the riff about how ‘remarkable’ is that she’s able to combine innocence with sexiness, as if such a combination was somehow new or interesting. (via nickrkm