Katy Perry’s “Bon Appétit” Music Video Is a Visual Feast with a Twist

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Katy Perry’s “Bon Appétit” Music Video Is a Visual Feast with a Twist

The second single from her upcoming album may have received a lukewarm reception, but the new music video for Katy Perry’s “Bon Appétit” delivers the goods. Directed by Paris and Montreal-based filmmaker collective Dent De Cuir, the clip is a visual feast that takes the single’s lyric “I’m on the menu” quite literally. The video begins with Perry vacuum-sealed in a freezer like a lump of pre-prepared dough. A team of male chefs—led by Roy Choi—knead, slap, stretch, and garnish the singer’s body, toss her in a deep fryer, and server her up to a room full of hungry, bougie partygoers.

Just as Migos’s lengthy verse kills the song’s flow, the rap trio’s appearance here similarly interrupts the narrative. It’s at this point that “Bon Appétit” appears to have taken the consumption of the female form to a tasteless extreme, but it wouldn’t be a Katy Perry video without a juicy twist. When Perry, laid out and ready to be devoured, rings a dinner bell, the partiers—both male and female, it should be noted—are restrained, blindfolded, chopped up, and served to Perry herself in an all-American cherry pie.

Watch “Bon Appétit” below: